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Byron, Minnesota

Byron is a city located in Olmsted County, Minnesota, approximately 10 miles west of Rochester, Minnesota on U S Highway 14[?]. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,500.

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History

Byron was named for Byron, New York.

Industry Byron is, to a large degree, a "bedroom community" for Rochester. The major industries in Byron are grain elevator and farm services, and printing.

Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 3,500 people, 1,179 households, and 979 families residing in the city. The population density is 951.7/km² (2,457.6/mi²). There are 1,206 housing units at an average density of 327.9/km² (846.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.77% White, 0.23% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,179 households out of which 53.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% are married couples living together, 11.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% are non-families. 13.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.97 and the average family size is 3.26.

In the city the population is spread out with 34.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $58,879, and the median income for a family is $63,164. Males have a median income of $38,387 versus $29,939 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,297. 3.6% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.5% are under the age of 18 and 4.9% are 65 or older.



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