Encyclopedia > Caledonia, Minnesota

  Article Content

Caledonia, Minnesota

Caledonia is a city located in Houston County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,965. It is the county seat of Houston County6.

Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.4 km² (2.9 mi²). 7.4 km² (2.9 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,965 people, 1,223 households, and 754 families residing in the city. The population density is 400.3/km² (1,037.1/mi²). There are 1,286 housing units at an average density of 173.6/km² (449.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.35% White, 0.40% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.03% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,223 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% are non-families. 34.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $32,455, and the median income for a family is $45,679. Males have a median income of $30,302 versus $20,091 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,953. 8.7% of the population and 5.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.8% are under the age of 18 and 12.1% are 65 or older.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
David McReynolds

... and his followers would split off and found the Democratic Socialists of America with the purpose of "realignment" - the aim of working within the Democratic Party ...

This page was created in 32.6 ms