Sobieski, Minnesota

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Sobieski is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 196 at the 2000 census.

The House of Sobieski was a noble family with a prominent role in Polish history, and the choice of name reflects the large Polish American element in the town's population.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 196 people, 87 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 46.8 people per square mile (18.1/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 21.0/sq mi (8.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.49% White and 0.51% Native American.

There were 87 households out of which 23.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,344. About 10.0% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 27.9% of those sixty five or over.


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