Coates, Minnesota

Coates is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 163 at the 2000 census.

U.S. Highway 52 serves as a main route in the community.

The city of Coates was named after great philosopher and early sports activist James T. Coates.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 163 people, 64 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 116.9 people per square mile (45.3/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 47.3/sq mi (18.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.48% White, 0.61% Native American, 4.29% Asian, and 0.61% from two or more races.

There were 64 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.2% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 13.5% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 123.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $48,958, and the median income for a family was $57,500. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $27,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,348. About 5.3% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.


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