Olmsted County

Olmsted County, Minnesota

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

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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    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.
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    The study was conducted in Olmsted County, MN (see sidebar, Page 2), which has a long history of collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and the National Institutes of Health.
    DAV Department of Minnesota's Chapter 28 teamed up with the Olmsted County Veterans Service Officer team and the Olmsted Parks team to host the sixth annual Chester Woods Deer Hunt for local disabled veterans.
    Anthony Wittmer, communications coordinator for Olmsted County Environmental Resources, will present an overview of the county's Integrated Solid Waste Management System as part of the Storm Water Speaker Series.
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