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Dakota County, Nebraska

1601 Broadway
Dakota City, NE 68731
Phone: (402) 987-2126
Fax: (402) 494-9228
www.dakotacountyne.org

On the northeastern border of NE, south of Sioux City, IA; original county, organized Mar 7, 1855. Name Origin: For the Dakota (also called the Sioux) Indian tribe

Area (sq mi):: 267.39 (land 263.80; water 3.60) Population per square mile: 77.10
Population 2005: 20,349 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 21.00% Population 2000: 20,253 (White 70.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 22.60%; Asian 3.10%; Other 17.50%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,125; median household $38,834; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,260-$22,022
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • South Sioux City (12,142)

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    Dakota County, Minnesota

    1560 Hwy 55
    Hastings, MN 55033
    Phone: (651) 438-8100
    Fax: (651) 438-4405
    www.co.dakota.mn.us

    On the southeastern border of MN, south of Saint Paul; original county; estabished Oct 27, 1849 (prior to statehood); originally spelled Dakotah. Name Origin: For the Dakota (also known as Sioux) Indians of Siouan linguistic stock

    Area (sq mi):: 586.33 (land 569.58; water 16.75) Population per square mile: 673.50
    Population 2005: 383,592 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 29.30% Population 2000: 355,904 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 2.90%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 33.70
    Income 2000: per capita $27,008; median household $61,863; Population below poverty level: 3.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,576-$38,272
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eagan (64,105)
  • Burnsville (59,384)
  • Apple Valley (49,606)
  • Lakeville (49,440)
  • Inver Grove Heights (32,338)
  • Hastings County seat (20,353)
  • South Saint Paul (19,478)
  • West Saint Paul (19,183)
  • Rosemount (17,997)
  • Farmington (17,344)
  • Mendota Heights (11,378)

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