Dakota County , Minnesota

Dakota County: County in Minnesota, United States

Dakota County locator map
Location of Dakota County on Minnesota map.

About

Dakota County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 398,552 and a population density of 262 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hastings. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

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Geography

Dakota County is located at 44°40'19"N 93°3'56"W (44.6718900, -93.0654400). It has 7 neighbors: Goodhue County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Rice County, Scott County, Washington County and Pierce County.

Dakota County map

The largest city of Dakota County is Lakeville with a population of 69,583. Other cities include, Eagan population 65,975, Burnsville population 62,170, Apple Valley population 54,847 and Inver Grove Heights population 35,776. See all Dakota County cities & populated places.

Dakota County Quick Facts

Population : 431,807 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Dakota County
Twitter username : dakotacountymn
Area : 1519 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.2%
Land as percent of area : 95.8%
Named for : Sioux
Altitude : 863 feet / 263 meters
Capital : Hastings
Establishment : October 10, 1849
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:50:24 (16th September 2021)
Density : 284 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.7% (2010-2020)

Dakota County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Dakota County increased by 7.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 398,552 - census
2011 401,771 0.8% estimation process
2012 404,613 0.7% estimation process
2013 407,895 0.8% estimation process
2014 411,725 0.93% estimation process
2015 414,131 0.58% estimation process
2016 417,555 0.82% estimation process
2017 421,518 0.94% estimation process
2018 425,040 0.83% estimation process
2019 429,021 0.93% estimation process
2020 431,807 0.65% estimation process

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People born in Dakota County (3)

People born in Dakota County, including ice hockey player Warren Miller, civil rights and labor activist Nellie Stone Johnson, politician Matt Little, you can see a list of people who born in Dakota County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Dakota County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dakota County.

City Name Population Title
Lakeville 69,583 City in Minnesota, United States
Eagan 65,975 City in Minnesota, United States
Burnsville 62,170 City in Minnesota, United States
Apple Valley 54,847 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Inver Grove Heights 35,776 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Rosemount 25,798 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
South Saint Paul 19,916 City in Minnesota, United States
West Saint Paul 19,813 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Mendota Heights 11,433 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States of America
Empire 3,071 Township in Dakota County, Minnesota
Castle Rock 1,356 Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States
Vermillion 1,235 Township in Dakota County, Minnesota
Nininger 922 Township in Dakota County, Minnesota
Hampton 920 City in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Lilydale 838 City in Minnesota, United States
Randolph 753 City in Minnesota, United States

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Brooklyn Park 79,574 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota