Rosemount, Minnesota


Rosemount, Minnesota

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Rosemount, Minnesota
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Rosemount, Minnesota


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Minnesota
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Dakota

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area_total_km2 = 91.0
area_land_km2 = 87.2
area_water_km2 = 3.8
area_total_sq_mi = 35.1
area_land_sq_mi = 33.7
area_water_sq_mi = 1.5

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 14619
population_density_km2 = 167.6
population_density_sq_mi = 434.2

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 294
elevation_ft = 965
latd = 44 |latm = 44 |lats = 28 |latNS = N
longd = 93 |longm = 7 |longs = 11 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 55068
area_code = 651
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 27-55726GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0650291GR|3
website = [http://rosemount.govoffice.com/ rosemount.govoffice.com]
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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²), of which, 33.7 square miles (87.2 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²) of it (4.18%) is water.

U.S. Highway 52, Minnesota Highway 3, Minnesota Highway 55, and County Road 42 are four of the main routes in the city.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 14,619 people, 4,742 households, and 3,931 families residing in the city. The population density was 434.2 people per square mile (167.6/km²). There were 4,845 housing units at an average density of 143.9/sq mi (55.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.78% White, 2.03% African American, 0.30% Native American, 2.13% Asian, 0.80% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 4,742 households out of which 52.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 36.5% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $65,916, and the median income for a family was $68,929. Males had a median income of $45,567 versus $33,247 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,116. About 2.2% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Rosemount is the home of the Rosemount High School "Irish" and the Dakota County Vocational Technical School.

Politics

Rosemount is located in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district, represented by John Kline, a Republican, scoring 2.8% progressive on a range of issues [cite web| last = Grossman| first = Joshua| title = ProgressivePunch Leading with the Left| work = All Issues| publisher = ProgressivePunch|url = http://www.progressivepunch.org/members.jsp?member=MN2| accessdate = 2007-09-08] and 88% conservative based on 2006 House votes. [cite web | title = ACU Ratings of Congress, 2006| publisher = American Conservative Union | date = 2006 | url = http://www.acuratings.org/2006all.htm#MN | accessdate = 2007-09-08]

*State Representative: Dennis Ozment (R)
*State Senator: Chris Gerlach (R)
*County Commissioner: Will Branning (Republican)
*Mayor: Bill Droste (Republican)
*Council: Kim Shoe-Corrigan, Mark DeBettignes, Phillip Sterner, Mike Baxter (Republican)
*City Manager: Jamie Verbrugge (Democratic Party)

Events

Despite the relatively small population of Rosemount, they are the only multiple-time hosts of the USA Broomball National Championships, welcoming competing teams in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005. Three different rinks in the area have been used to host games in the men's and co-rec divisions.

Notable natives and residents

*Pierce Butler, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
*Hugh Derham, Founder (along with Andrew Keegan) of the city and benefactor of Cretin High School
*Mike Morris, Retired Long-snapper, Minnesota Vikings
*Duane Andreas, Former CEO Archer Daniels Midland
*Tom Preissing, Los Angeles Kings defenseman

External links

* [http://rosemount.govoffice.com/ City of Rosemount Home Page]
* [http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/default.htm Home Page of Dakota County]

References


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