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Nicollet Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
  Location of Nicollet, Minnesota

Population: 
 Nicollet (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 618 709 795 889 1,000 94 11.82
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.60 0.84 0.82 0.88 -- 0.06 7.53
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1,030.0 844.1 969.5 1,008.3 -- 38.73 4.00
Housing Units 201 272 320 350 -- 30 9.38
Households -- 252 300 344 396 44 14.67
Persons Per Household -- 2.81 2.65 2.58 2.52 -0.07 -2.64

Geography:

Nicollet is a city in Nicollet County, Minnesota. U.S. Route 14 and Minnesota State Highways 99 and 111 are three of the main arterial routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 km˛ (0.9 mi˛), all land. The elevation is 984 ft (300 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 889 people, 344 households, and 241 families residing in the city. The population density was 390.1/km˛ (1,008.2/mi˛). There were 350 housing units at an average density of 153.6/km˛ (396.9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city was 98.20% White, 0.11% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.34% Asian, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 344 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $51,563. Males had a median income of $34,722 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,237. About 1.3% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

NICOLLET Township, named after the county, was first settled in the spring of 1854 and was organized May 11, 1858. An early village of this name, in section 17, was platted in 1857 but lasted only three years; "old" Nicollet was originally laid out in 1856 with a hotel, a sawmill, blacksmith shop, several buildings, and a stagecoach stop; the first post office, 1856-58, called Eureka, was a community in section 33 of 500 acres with a sawmill and moved to "old" Nicollet in 1857; the name was changed to Nicollet until April 1877; another post office was established as Nicollet Station in 1873 and combined with the first post office in 1878. The present city in sections 3 and 4 was incorporated November 17, 1881, and separated from the township on April 17, 1889; when the Winona and St. Peter Railroad was completed in 1870, the village (first called Nicollet Station) was laid out in section 3 along the tracks.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Nicollet City Hall
Nicollet, MN 56074
 
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Post Office:
US Post Office
714 4th Street
Nicollet, MN
56074-2016
Phone:
(507) 225-3838
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday           8:45 am - 9:15 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:15 pm
Saturday                4:15 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (800) 672-4300
Natural Gas CenterPoint Energy (800) 245-2377
Wastewater Nicollet Municipal (507) 225-3471
Water Nicollet Municipal (507) 225-3471
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 603-6000
Cable TV Nicollet CATV (800) 801-8351

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Hewitt Machine & Mfg Inc Ship & Boat Building 60
Nicollet Public Schools Elementary & Secondary Schools 55
Schmidts' Meat Market Specialty Food Stores 35
Nicollet Manufacturing Ship & Boat Building 15
Davisco International Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Spec. Food Mfg. 14
Nicollet State Bank Depository Credit Intermediation 14
Nicollet-New Ulm Vet Clinic Other Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 9
George's City Meats Specialty Food Stores 8
Crystal Co-op Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 7
Nicollet Plumbing & Heating Building Equipment Contractors 7


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