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Dakota County, MN Public Records

1st Judicial District Court - Apple Valley
14955 Galaxie Ave
Apple Valley, MN 55124 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Dako...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 952-891-7256
F: 952-891-7312
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Family, Divorce
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sex offender or sealed records released
Conciliation Court can be contacted @ 651-438-8234, fax 651-438-8162.
1st Judicial District Court - Northern Srv Center
1 Mendota Rd West, #140
West St Paul, MN 55118-4767 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Dako...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 651-554-6200
F: 651-554-6226
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Family, Divorce
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sex offender or sealed records released
Formerly located at 125 3rd Ave North, S. St. Paul. Conciliation Court can be contacted @ 651-438-8234, fax 651-438-8162.
1st Judicial District Court - Hasting
1560 Hwy 55
Hastings, MN 55033 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Dako...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 651-438-8100
F: 651-438-8160
Jurisdiction: Felony, Gross Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Evictions
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed records released
Probate fax- 651-438-8161 Conciliation Court can be contacted @ 651-438-8234.

Dakota County, MN Vital Records

Contact the Dakota County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Dakota County
County Recorder
www.co.dakota.mn.us/HomeProperty/...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 651-438-4355
Fax: 651-438-8176
Recorded Documents

Dakota County Vital Certificates

Dakota County Vital Certificates

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Dakota County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 569.58 sq mi
Population (2009): 396,500
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 88.6%
  • Black/African American: 4.6%
  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 84.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 40,596
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 7.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 4.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 93.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 34.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.70
Housing Units (2000): 133,750
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.2%
Migration Flow to Dakota County, MN from (2007-2008):

Dakota County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $10,682,445
  • Construction: $860,096
  • Retail Trade: $753,566
  • Professional and Technical Services: $970,739
  • Healthcare: $749,485
  • Banking: $821,550
  • Retail Trade: $753,566
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $257,130
  • Manufacturing: $1,377,201
  • Farms: $15,285
  • Government: $1,287,960
Employed (2000): 200,612
Unemployed (2000): 5,411
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $45,045
Local Government Employment (2007): 15,871
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,197,931 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,501,003 (thou. dol.)

Dakota County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 5,593
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.3
Deaths (2007): 1,900
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 18
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.2

Dakota County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 344
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 133
  • Aggravated Assault: 208
Property Crimes (2008): 10,482
  • Burglary: 1,384
  • Larceny-Theft: 8,651
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 447

Dakota County Genealogy Records