- Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
official_name = Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 21.5
area_land_km2 = 18.9
area_water_km2 = 2.6
area_total_sq_mi = 8.3
area_land_sq_mi = 7.3
area_water_sq_mi = 1.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 13069
population_density_km2 = 692.4
population_density_sq_mi = 1793.4
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 276
elevation_ft = 906
latd = 45 |latm = 3 |lats = 31 |latNS = N
longd = 93 |longm = 4 |longs = 40 |longEW = W
postal_code = 55110, 55127
area_code = 651
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 27-66460GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0653581GR|3
website = [http://www.ci.vadnais-heights.mn.us www.ci.vadnais-heights.mn.us]
Vadnais Heights is a city in Ramsey County,
Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,069 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.3 square miles (21.5 km²), of which, 7.3 square miles (18.9 km²) is land and 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) (12.06%) is water. It borders the cities of Shoreview, Little Canada, White Bear Lake, Maplewood, and Gem Lake.
White Bear Lake Area Public Schools (#624) dominates a majority of the area of Vadnais Heights, except in the Northwest. Mounds View Public Schools (#621) covers that area. Vadnais Heights Elementary is in White Bear Lake School District (#624), which is located at Centerville Rd. and County Rd. E.
Parks and Recreation
The City of Vadnais Heights has over 100 acres of parkland spread across 14 different parks. Including play equipment, trails, hard surface areas, picnic shelters, soccer and softball/baseball fields, hockey and pleasure rinks, basketball and tennis courts, and restrooms.
Recently, an accidental fire burned about 8 miles of swamp near Vadnais Community Park.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 13,069 people, 5,064 households, and 3,448 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,793.4 people per square mile (692.2/km²). There were 5,132 housing units at an average density of 704.2/sq mi (271.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.67% White, 4.53% Asian, 1.48% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.47% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino was 1.61% of the population.
There were 5,064 households, of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18, 54.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household had 2.57 people and the average family size was 3.12.
In the city, the distribution of ages was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $60,804, and the median income for a family was $74,178. Males had a median income of $48,611 versus $35,102 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $30,891. About 2.5% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.ci.vadnais-heights.mn.us Vadnais Heights, MN - Official website]
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