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Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Le Sueur County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Le Center
Largest city Mankato
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

474 sq mi (1,227 km²)
448 sq mi (1,162 km²)
25 sq mi (66 km²), 5.35%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

25,426
57/sq mi (22/km²)
Founded March 5, 1853 [1]
Named for Pierre-Charles Le Sueur, a French-Canadian trader and explorer.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.le-sueur.mn.us

Le Sueur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 25,426. Its county seat is Le Center[1]. The county is named for the French explorer Pierre-Charles Le Sueur who visited the area in 1700.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 474 square miles (1,227 km²), of which 448 square miles (1,162 km²) is land and 25 square miles (66 km²) (5.35%) is water.

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Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 25,426 people, 9,630 households, and 6,923 families residing in the county. The population density was 57 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 10,858 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.02% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 3.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.9% were of German, 9.0% Czech, 9.0% Norwegian and 8.2% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.0% spoke English, 3.5% Spanish and 1.7% Czech as their first language.

There were 9,630 households out of which 34.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 23.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $45,933, and the median income for a family was $53,000. Males had a median income of $34,196 versus $24,214 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,151. About 4.80% of families and 6.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 10.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unincorporated

† A small part of these cities extends into another county.
‡ Mankato is a city of Blue Earth County but a part extends into Le Sueur County.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ http://www.co.le-sueur.mn.us/CountyHistory.html
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 44°22′N 93°44′W / 44.37°N 93.73°W / 44.37; -93.73


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Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Le Sueur County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 5, 1853 [1]
Seat Le Center
Largest City New Prague
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 5.35%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

25426
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.le-sueur.mn.us
Named for: Pierre-Charles Le Sueur, a French-Canadian trader and explorer.

Le Sueur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 25,426. Its county seat is Le Center6. The county is named for the French explorer Pierre-Charles Le Sueur who visited the area in 1700.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,227 km² (474 sq mi). 1,162 km² (448 sq mi) of it is land and 66 km² (25 sq mi) of it (5.35%) is water.

Lakes

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 25,426 people, 9,630 households, and 6,923 families residing in the county. The population density was 22/km² (57/sq mi). There were 10,858 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.02% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 3.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.9% were of German, 9.0% Czech, 9.0% Norwegian and 8.2% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.0% spoke English, 3.5% Spanish and 1.7% Czech as their first language.

There were 9,630 households out of which 34.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 23.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $45,933, and the median income for a family was $53,000. Males had a median income of $34,196 versus $24,214 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,151. About 4.80% of families and 6.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.50% of those under age 18 and 10.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

† A small part of these cities extends into another county.
‡ Mankato is a city of Blue Earth County but a part extends into Le Sueur County.

External links


Coordinates: 44°22′N 93°44′W / 44.37, -93.73

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