Dundas is a city in Rice County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,367 at the 2010 census. Dundas is sometimes found with its next door neighbor the city Northfield, Minnesota. United States Army Major General Ulysses G. McAlexander was born in Dundas in 1864.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.92 square miles (4.97 km), all of it land. The Cannon River passes through the center of town. The latitude of Dundas is 44.429N. The longitude is 93.204W. Elevation is 932 feet above sea level.
Minnesota State Highway 3 and Rice County Road 1 are two of the main routes in the community. Interstate 35 is nearby.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,367 people, 514 households, and 376 families residing in the city. The population density was 712.0 inhabitants per square mile (274.9/km). There were 533 housing units at an average density of 277.6 per square mile (107.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 93.9% White, 0.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 2.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.
There were 514 households of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 33.6 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 8.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 547 people, 213 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 356.4 people per square mile (138.0/km²). There were 229 housing units at an average density of 149.2 per square mile (57.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.26% White, 1.28% African American, 1.10% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the population.
There were 213 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 12.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $51,429, and the median income for a family was $55,250. Males had a median income of $32,167 versus $29,306 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,316. About 4.8% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.