Empire Dakota County, Minnesota

Empire: Township in Dakota County, Minnesota

About

Empire is a township located in the county of Dakota in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,444 and a population density of 72 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,071 inhabitants.

Geography

Empire is located at 44°39'33"N 93°0'53"W (44.6591300, -93.0146600).

Empire map

Weather

Empire forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Empire Quick Facts

Population : 3,071 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Dakota County
Area : 33.8 km2
Named for : Empire State
Altitude : 869 feet / 265 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:59:43 (19th October 2021)
Density : 91 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.42% (2010-2020)
Weather : 63℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Empire increased by 20.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,444 - census
2011 2,504 2.4% estimation process
2012 2,551 1.84% estimation process
2013 2,629 2.97% estimation process
2014 2,732 3.77% estimation process
2015 2,780 1.73% estimation process
2016 2,925 4.96% estimation process
2017 3,032 3.53% estimation process
2018 3,079 1.53% estimation process
2019 3,084 0.16% estimation process
2020 3,071 -0.42% estimation process

Empire, Empire City

Schools in Empire

College & universities near Empire, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173416 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount (MN) 55068-2999

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Empire, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS
EUM Eau Claire, WI 6251 Traux Lane BUS

Post offices near Empire

Post Office Name City ZIP
Vermillion Post Office Vermillion (MN) 55085

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Empire , California place in Stanislaus County, USA with a population of 4,189 people.
  • Empire , Illinois township in McLean County, Illinois with a population of 4,024 people.
  • Empire , Michigan human settlement in Leelanau County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 375 people.
  • Empire , Colorado Statutory Town in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States with a population of 302 people.
  • Empire , Ohio village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States with a population of 279 people.

Other cities in Dakota County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dakota County , MN. (more)

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
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
Rich Valley 677 Township in McLeod County, Minnesota

Distance to Other Cities

Empire distances to largest Minnesota cities