Easton, Minnesota

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Easton, Minnesota
City
Motto: "The Agri-Heart Of Southern Minnesota"[1]
Location of Easton, Minnesota
Location of Easton, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°45′56″N 93°54′6″W / 43.76556°N 93.90167°W / 43.76556; -93.90167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Faribault
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Todd O'Rourke
Area[2]
 • Total 0.93 sq mi (2.41 km2)
 • Land 0.93 sq mi (2.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 199
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 196
 • Density 214.0/sq mi (82.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56025
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-17738[5]
GNIS feature ID 0643128[6]
Website http://www.co.faribault.mn.us/Easton/

Easton is a city in Faribault County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 199 at the 2010 census.[7]

History[edit]

Easton had its start when the railroad was extended to that point.[8] The town was platted in 1873, and named for one of its founders, Jason Clark Easton.[9] A post office has been in operation at Easton since 1874.[10]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.41 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 68
1890 180 164.7%
1900 318 76.7%
1910 262 −17.6%
1920 326 24.4%
1930 297 −8.9%
1940 332 11.8%
1950 379 14.2%
1960 411 8.4%
1970 352 −14.4%
1980 283 −19.6%
1990 229 −19.1%
2000 214 −6.6%
2010 199 −7.0%
Est. 2015 193 [11] −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 199 people, 89 households, and 63 families residing in the city. The population density was 214.0 inhabitants per square mile (82.6/km2). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 104.3 per square mile (40.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.5% Native American, and 2.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 89 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.54.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 214 people, 93 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 227.0 people per square mile (87.9/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 105.0 per square mile (40.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 93 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,095. About 11.1% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Easton Minnesota". Easton Minnesota. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Town History". Easton the Agri-Heart of Southern Minnesota. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  9. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 185. 
  10. ^ "Faribault County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 43°45′57″N 93°54′04″W / 43.76583°N 93.90111°W / 43.76583; -93.90111