Olmsted County

Olmsted County, Minnesota

151 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 285-8115
Fax: (507) 287-2693
www.olmstedcounty.com

In southeastern MN, southeast of Mankato; established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from unorganized lands. Name Origin: For David Olmsted (1822-61), president of the first MN territorial legislature (1849-50) and first mayor of Saint Paul. Some claim S. Baldwin Olmstead (1810-78), a member of the territorial council (1854-55) when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 654.50 (land 653.01; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 207.00
Population 2005: 135,189 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 8.80%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 124,277 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 4.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $24,939; median household $51,316; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,555-$37,124
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rochester County seat (93,284)

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    Janina Krell-Roesch, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and colleagues used data from the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging in Olmsted County, Minnesota (2,000 individuals aged ≥70 years who were cognitively unimpaired at baseline and followed for a median of five years) to assess whether stimulating activities in midlife and late life are associated with the risk for incident cognitive impairment.
    Olmsted County Housing Director Dave Dunn told board members that the median sale price for homes has jumped from $189,000 in 2015 to $254,000 in 2018.
    In a study published in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives, the authors drew data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project and included 3,199 incident antidepressant prescriptions from adults aged at least 65 years who lived in Olmsted County, Minn., from 2005 to 2012.
    The age--and sex-adjusted point prevalence of delusional infestation among Olmsted County, Minn., residents on the final day of 2010 was 27.3 cases per 100,000 person-years, he reported at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
    Study participants, 1,692 residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, had their weight, height, and waist and hip circumference measured between 1997 and 2000.
    Mayo researchers studied 997 people born from 1994 through 2007 in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
    Little Known Facts About Me: I collect Elvis vinyl records, I've run a couple of marathons, and I've won a WWF wrestling match against Paul Fleissner (Olmsted County) at an APHSA Local Council retreat in Colorado.
    The Mayo researchers reached out to people 70 and older who were enrolled in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, a population-based sample in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
    (5.) Auger RG, Whisnant JR Hemifacial spasm in Rochester and Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1960 to 1984.
    The statistics from the Rochester Epidemiology Project in Olmsted County, Minn.--which are comparable to those elsewhere in the U.S.--reveal that the top three medications consumed are antibiotics (17%), antidepressants (13%), and opioids (11%).
    She was born in Olmsted County, Minnesota in 1971 and raised in a Californian commune that had no electricity.