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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Dakota County, Minnesota

Dakota County is the third most populous county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county is bordered by the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on the north, and the state of Wisconsin on the east. Dakota County comprises the southeast portion of seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States with about 3.2 million residents. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population of Dakota County at 388,001 in 2006. The county seat is Hastings. The county is home to historical events at Mendota that defined the state's future which included providing materials for the construction of Fort Snelling across the river and the signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux which ceded land from native Dakota for the Minnesota Territory. The county's hist... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Minnesota State$150,305 Average House Value (as of 2000)
357,059 Population (as of 2000)$60,298 Average House Income (as of 2000)
422,667 Population (current)540.7 Square Miles of Land
2.2 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)7.1 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
9,540 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,363,790,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
154,058 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$5,626,018,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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