Jordan is a city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,470 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.31 square miles (8.57 km); 3.29 square miles (8.52 km) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km) is water.
U.S. Highway 169, and State Highways 21 and 282 are three of the main routes in the community.
The architects and civil engineers known for designing the layout of the streets of Jordan, also founded the neighboring town of Belle Plaine.
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,470 people, 1,871 households, and 1,428 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,662.6 inhabitants per square mile (641.9/km). There were 1,961 housing units at an average density of 596.0 per square mile (230.1/km). The racial makeup of the city was 92.4% White, 0.6% African American, 0.8% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 2.4% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.
There were 1,871 households of which 48.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.35.
The median age in the city was 31.8 years. 34% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.8% were from 45 to 64; and 6.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
As of the census 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 per square mile (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.
Jordan Minnesota neighborhoods include: Arborview, Bradbury-Apple Circle, Bridle Creek, Cedar Lake North, Downtown, Lydia, Rebecca Dr/Jennifer Ln, Sand Creek Twp, Sioux Vista Estates, Spring Lake/Vergus, St. Lawrence Township, Timberline, Valley Green MHC