Eagle Lake, Minnesota

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Eagle Lake, Minnesota
City
Location of Eagle Lake, Minnesota
Location of Eagle Lake, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°9′40″N 93°52′57″W / 44.16111°N 93.88250°W / 44.16111; -93.88250
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Blue Earth
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Tim Auringer
Area[1]
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,422
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,535
 • Density 1,504.3/sq mi (580.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56024
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-17378
GNIS feature ID 0643025[4]
Website http://www.eaglelakemn.com/

Eagle Lake is a city in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,422 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the MankatoNorth Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.

U.S. Route 14 and Minnesota State Highway 60 are two of the main arterial routes in the community.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.61 square miles (4.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 231
1920 231 0.0%
1930 222 −3.9%
1940 269 21.2%
1950 310 15.2%
1960 506 63.2%
1970 839 65.8%
1980 1,470 75.2%
1990 1,703 15.9%
2000 1,787 4.9%
2010 2,422 35.5%
Est. 2012 2,535 4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2012 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,422 people, 887 households, and 650 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,504.3 inhabitants per square mile (580.8/km2). There were 931 housing units at an average density of 578.3 per square mile (223.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 1.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 887 households of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 31.7 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 6.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,787 people, 651 households, and 481 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,485.0 people per square mile (575.0/km²). There were 663 housing units at an average density of 551.0 per square mile (213.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.98% White, 0.67% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 651 households out of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,413, and the median income for a family was $54,167. Males had a median income of $33,313 versus $23,520 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,574. About 5.1% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 44°09′54″N 93°52′53″W / 44.16500°N 93.88139°W / 44.16500; -93.88139