Roseville (Minnesota)

Ramsey County


Roseville is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is located in Ramsey County.

  • 4.1 Twin towns
  • 5.1 Economics
  • 5.2 traffic
  • 5.3 Sports and recreation


Roseville is part of the northern metropolitan region of Minneapolis -Saint Paul in the Midwestern United States. The city is divided city limits, among other things with the south-west to the south Minneapolis and St. Paul. This makes it next to Lauderdale is the only city that borders on both Twin Cities.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the area of ​​the city is 35.8 square miles, of which 1.5 square miles of water.


The areas around Roseville was originally inhabited by the Dakota and Ojibwe Indians. The first white settlers arrived in 1843, the indigenous people left the region 1862., The Rose Township was established in 1850. It was named after one of the first settlers, Isaac Rose, named. The township included not only the faces of today's cities Roseville, Lauderdale and Falcon Heights and areas of present-day St. Paul.

The recovery from the rural village to the suburb of St. Paul and Minneapolis began in the 1930s and 40s. On April 14, 1948 Roseville was founded within the townships as a Village. With the founding of Falcon Heights and Lauderdale in 1949 as an independent cities, the Rose Township was dissolved. In the 1950s and 60s, accelerated the economic and population growth. In the following years, a greater emphasis was placed on the sustainable development and conservation in urban planning, which meant a stagnation in population since approximately 1970.


Demographic data

According to the 2000 census living in Roseville 33,690 people in 14,598 households and 8,598 families. The racial sits down the population of 89.5 percent White, 4.9 percent Asian Americans, 2.8 percent African-Americans, as well as other smaller or more groups. 2.0 percent of the population regard themselves as Hispanics.

In 22.2 % of the 14,598 households living children under the age of 18, 49.2 % live in married couples, and in 7.2% of live single women and 41.1 % are non family households. 33.6 % of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone over 65 years. The average household size is 2.20 persons, the families of 2.82.

In relation to the entire city, the population is composed of 18.2 % under the age of 18, 11.1% between 18 and 24 years, 26.8 % between 25 and 44 years, 23.6% between 45 and 64 years and 20.3% over 65 years. The median is 41 years. Approximately 53.5 % of the population is female.

The median income for a household is $ 51,056, a family of $ 65,861. The per capita income is $ 27,755. Approximately 4.2% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line.


Roseville is a Statutory City with a Council -manager system in accordance with Chapter 412 of the Minnesota State Statute (Plan B). The City Council ( City Council ) consists of an elected mayor and four other elected members. The selected City Council General Manager ( City manager ) performs the daily affairs of the city.

Mayor of Roseville since 2003, Craig Klausing. City Manager Bill Malinen is.

Twin Cities

Economy and infrastructure


The collected tax rates of Roseville are among the lowest in the metropolitan area. So many shops and restaurants have settled in the past. Major shopping centers are the Rosedale Center ( 107,000 square feet of retail ) and the Har Mar Mall ( 40,000 square feet of retail ). In Roseville also opened the first Target supermarket and the first Barnes & Noble bookstore outside of New York City. Also, the first McDonald's restaurant in Minnesota was built there. The largest employers include McGough Construction, Unisys and Presbyterian Homes & Services. Likewise, the world's fifth largest board game producer Fantasy Flight Games, the chips and snack manufacturer Old Dutch Foods, part of Transport and the Ministry of Education of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Lottery are based in Roseville. Roseville has approximately 37,900 employees ( Council Annual Estimates, 2006).


By Roseville Interstate 35W runs. The Minnesota State Route 36, 51 ( Snelling Avenue ) and 280 are other major roads. A railway line of the Minnesota Commercial Railway runs through the town.

Sports and Recreation

There are 30 city parks in Roseville with an area of ​​255 hectares. These include 103 km walking and hiking trails. The Harriet Alexander Nature Center is located in Central Park. There is also a golf course.

The Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval is one of the world's largest open-air artificial ice. It consists of a 400-meter oval track and an indoor field with a total area of ​​about 10,200 square meters. Usually, it is open from November to March. Regularly larger events are held there. These include the Bandymeisterschaften (World Championships Men 's and Women's 1995 2006) and various speed skating competitions. In the summer months the area for skating, Aggressive Inline Skating, BMX and roller hockey is utilized.


The actor Richard Dean Anderson, Loni Anderson and Peter Krause grew up in Roseville.