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Cologne Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
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Population: 
 Cologne (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 518 545 563 1,012 1,519 +507 +50.09
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.30 0.72 0.64 0.75 1.75 +1.00 +133.33
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1,726.67 756.94 879.69 1,343.54 868.00 -877.54 +65.31
Housing Units 153 210 232 392 562 +170 +43.37
Households -- 202 216 385 539 +154 +40.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.70 2.61 2.63 2.81 +0.18 +6.84

Geography:

Cologne is a city in Carver County, Minnesota. U.S. Highway 212 and Minnesota Highway 284 are two of the main routes. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 kmē), of which, 0.8 square miles (1.9 kmē) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 kmē) of it (11.63%) is water. The elevation is 958 ft (292 m).

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,012 people, 385 households, and 279 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,343.5 people per square mile (521.0/kmē). There were 392 housing units at an average density of 520.4/sq mi (201.8/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 97.43% White, 1.48% Asian, 0.49% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 385 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 41.2% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,583, and the median income for a family was $61,471. Males had a median income of $40,034 versus $28,382 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,955. About 0.7% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

COLOGNE, a city in Benton Township, section 13, platted in August 1880, incorporated as a village on February 9, 1881, and reincorporated on October 29, 1913, was named by German settlers for the large and ancient city of Cologne (the German Koln) on the Rhine. The post office began in 1879, with Peter Wirt as first postmaster in his hardware store. The village had a station served by several railroads.

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Main Street looking south, Cologne Minnesota, 1908
Main Street looking south, Cologne Minnesota, 1908
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Government:
Cologne City Hall
1211 Village Parkway
PO Box 120
Cologne, MN  55322
Phone: (952) 466-2064
Web: www.ci.cologne.mn.us
Mayor Bernie Shambour (952) 466-2064
City Administrator John A. Douville (952) 466-2064
Council Member Jill Skaaland (952) 466-2064
Council Member Don Meyer (952) 466-2064
Council Member Scott Williams (952) 466-2064
Council Member n/a --

Post Office:
US Post Office
509 Paul Avenue S
Cologne, MN
55322-9683
Phone:
(952) 466-2506
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 12:00 am
                       
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday           8:30 am - 9:30 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            3:45 pm
Saturday                9:15 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (800) 895-4999
Natural Gas Centerpoint (612) 372-4727
Wastewater City of Cologne (952) 466-2064
Water City of Cologne (952) 466-2064
Telephone Embarq (800) 788-3500
Cable TV NU Telecom (888) 873-6853

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