Interesting facts about SD57

The MN Legislative Coordinating Commission’s Geographic Information Services (LCC-GIS) tracks some interesting information on our legislative districts.

For instance:

  • HD 57A has a population of 40,488 and the district measures 34 sq miles.
  • HD 57B has a population of 41,159 and the district measures 103 sq miles.
  • The average population density of the district is 535.6 people per square mile.
  • In the district 18.5% of the population falls between 35 to 44 years of age, 14.5% is age 25 to 34, and 10.6% is over 62 years of age.
  • 94.7% of the population lists their race as “White”.
  • There are 26,110 households in the district. Of those, 76.3% are families and 19.1% are persons living alone.
  • Of residents over 15 years of age, 25.1% have never been married.
  • Of residents over 5 years of age, 92.4% speak English in the home.
  • About 2.4% of the residents are foreign born persons.
  • About 82% of workers over 16 drive alone to work.
  • 1.5% of workers use public transportation or a taxi to get to work.
  • 2.9% of workers work at home.

You can read more SD57 facts on the LCC-GIS website: http://www.gis.leg.mn/php/profiles/senate.php?District=57

(Data Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, State Legislative District Summary Files – Census of Population and Housing – 2000)

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