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 Coates (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 212 207 186 163 161 -2 -1.23
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.40 1.40 1.39 1.39 1.41 +0.02 +1.44
Density (persons per sq. mile) 151.43 147.86 133.81 116.88 114.18 -2.70 -2.31
Housing Units 61 68 68 66 71 +5 +7.58
Households -- 65 66 64 66 +2 +3.13
Persons Per Household -- 3.18 2.82 2.55 2.44 -0.11 -4.31


Coates is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota. U.S. Highway 52 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 912 ft (278 m).

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As of the census of 2010, there were 161 people, 66 households, and 41 families living in the city. The population density was 114.2 inhabitants per square mile (44.1/km2). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 50.4 per square mile (19.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 2.5% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 66 households, of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.5% male and 43.5% female.

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COATES, a city, which began in section 8 of Vermillion Township and was incorporated as a village on April 7, 1953, including portions of Rosemount, Vermillion, and Empire Townships; a post office was located there, 1904-20; named for G. A. Coates, an early settler.

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Coates City Hall
1840 Brittany Road
Hastings, MN 55033
Phone: (651) 734-8900

Business Hours:

City Council Meetings:
2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at St. Agatha's Church Hall, 3700 160th Street E

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Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2022 Craig Franzmeier
3033 160th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068
  (651) 724-2214
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Sherri Leflay
1840 Brittany Road
Hastings, MN 55033
Email (651) 437-8900
Council Member 12/31/2022 Christopher Gores
3570 158th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068
  (651) 437-7539
(612) 363-4501
Council Member 12/31/2022 James Horsch
15690 Clayton Avenue
Rosemount, MN 55068
  (651) 437-2361
(612) 214-1662
Council Member 12/31/2024 Shawn Redding
16348 Clayton Avenue E #2
Rosemount, MN 55068
  (612) 636-4650
Council Member 12/31/2024 Michael Gores
15974 Clayton Avenue E
Rosemount, MN 55068
  (651) 437-1854

Post Office:    Served by the Rosemount Post Office
US Post Office
3050 145th Street W
Rosemount, MN
(651) 322-7704
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Fax: (651) 423-2593

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (800) 895-4999
Natural Gas CenterPoint Energy (800) 245-2377
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 244-1111
Cable TV Midcontinent Communications (800) 888-1300

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Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Schools
Independent School District #196

3455 153rd Street West
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 423-7700
Fax: (651) 423-7633

Grades:  PK-12
Students:   28,800

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Rosemount High School
3335 142nd Street West
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 423-7501
Fax: (651) 423-7511

Grades:  9-12
Students:  2,325

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Rosemount Middle School
3135 143rd Street West
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Phone: (651) 423-7570
Fax: (651) 423-7664

Grades:  6-8
Students:  1,325

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Rosemount Middle School, Rosemount Minnesota
Rosemount Elementary School
3155 143rd Street West
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (952) 423-7690
Fax: (952) 423-7668

Grades:  K-5
Students:  700

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The Church of St. Agatha
3700 160th Street E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651)

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Amish Furniture Showroom Minnesota
16191 Clayton Avenue
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (763) 498-7730

For 16 years we have been selling lumber to Amish craftsmen from our family tree farm. As we met more Amish woodworking families, we started selling “consumer direct” from the Amish workshops. We now offer both Commercial and Residential services for custom furniture, custom kitchen cabinets and interior doors. We have the ability to custom build Amish furniture to meet your needs.

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Alpha Container Services & Recycling
4160 160th Street E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 438-8855

With over 30 years of expert experience, we offer competitive rates and expert advice to choose the right size roll-off rentals for your project. Whether you are a general contractor or a do-it-yourself kind of person, Alpha Container Services and Recycling has the dumpster to help you get the job done well. Alpha is dedicated to meeting your disposal needs- from DIY or contracted remodeling projects to full new home construction.

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House of Coates
16300 Clayton Avenue E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 438-8855

We have the best burgers around! We also have steak, shrimp, bbq ribs, broasted chicken and wayelle. We offer specials each night of the week beginning at 5pm and our daily lunch special from 11:30am to 1:30pm. We also have a full bar!

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Olson Carriers Inc
15640 Clayton Avenue E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 437-6311

OCI is a well-balanced company employing some of the best company drivers, owner operators, and independent contractors. Equipped with front-end loaders, we are also available for loading trucks and general material handling. We pride ourselves in operating safe and well maintained equipment, thanks to a dedicated and experienced crew of mechanics.

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Polar Service Center
16724 Clayton Avenue E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 437-0483

Polar Service Centers is an essential business. We provide parts and repair services to trailers that move food, fuel and chemicals throughout our country. We will continue to provide these services to fulfill the needs of our customers in this very critical time. As precautionary measures, we have implemented contingency plans at each facility, with the intent of protecting and retaining our two greatest assets: our customers and our employees.

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Polar Service Center
15629 Clayton Avenue E
Rosemount, MN 55068
Phone: (651) 437-4441

Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment. With over 2,000 employees and 38 facilities, Wastequip has built a reputation for manufacturing expertise and product innovation. Privately held, Wastequip is the only manufacturer to offer a full line of steel and plastic products to collect, handle and transport just about any type of waste and recyclables.

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