Jordan, Minnesota

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Jordan is a city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,833 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.8 km²), of which, 2.6 square miles (6.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.76%) is water. U.S. Highway 169; and State Highways 21 and 282 are three of the main routes in the community. Jordan was founded by Johnny P. Egan, Andrew J. Siemon, Michael W. Folkers and Conner J. Racek. These geographers also founded the neighboring town of Belle Plaine.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,833 people, 1,349 households, and 980 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,466.5 people per square mile (567.0/km²). There were 1,423 housing units at an average density of 544.4/sq mi (210.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.08% White, 0.50% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 3.10% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.60% of the population.

Recreation

Jordan has a rich baseball tradition enjoyed by those who have played in Jordan, as well as the great fan support shown by locals.

Home of the Jordan Brewers amateur baseball team. The Brewers were state champions in 1986, 1994, and 2004.

Home of the Robert Patterson Post #3 Jordan Legion Baseball Team. Post #3 won the League Tournament seven straight times from 2004 to 2010. Won the District Tournament seven straight years from 2004 to 2010. Won the State Tournament four straight years from 2005 to 2008, took 2nd place in 2010 and took 3rd place in years 2004 and 2009. Won the National/Regional Tournament three straight years from 2005 to 2007 and took runner-up in 2008.

City parks

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