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Ramsey, Minnesota
—  City  —
Ramsey Municipal Center, June 2009
Location of Ramsey, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°15′39″N 93°26′33″W / 45.26083°N 93.4425°W / 45.26083; -93.4425
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Anoka
Government
 - Mayor Bob Ramsey
Area
 - Total 29.7 sq mi (77.0 km2)
 - Land 28.8 sq mi (74.6 km2)
 - Water 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2007)
 - Total 18,510
 Density 642.9/sq mi (248.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55303
Area code(s) 763
FIPS code 27-53026[1]
GNIS feature ID 0659677[2]
Website www.ci.ramsey.mn.us

Ramsey is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 18,510 at the 2000 census. The city's population has exceeded 23,000 as of 2007. [3] Ramsey is a northern suburb of the Twin Cities.

U.S. Highways 10 / 169 (co-signed) and State Highway 47 are two of the main arterial routes in the city.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.7 square miles (77.0 km²), of which, 28.8 square miles (74.6 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (3.19%) is water.

Demographics

District No. 28 School, later the Ramsey Town Hall, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 18,510 people, 5,906 households, and 5,102 families residing in the city. The population density was 642.9 people per square mile (248.2/km²). There were 5,946 housing units at an average density of 206.5/sq mi (79.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.80% White, 0.31% African American, 0.45% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 5,906 households out of which 49.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.6% were non-families. 8.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 2.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $68,988, and the median income for a family was $70,926. Males had a median income of $43,898 versus $31,212 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,057. About 1.3% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Government

The current mayor of Ramsey is Bob Ramsey.[4]

References

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