Eitzen, Minnesota

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Eitzen, Minnesota
City
Location of Eitzen, Minnesota
Location of Eitzen, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°30′30″N 91°27′53″W / 43.50833°N 91.46472°W / 43.50833; -91.46472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Houston
Area[1]
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 243
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 240
 • Density 419.0/sq mi (161.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55931
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-18368[4]
GNIS feature ID 0643220[5]

Eitzen is a city in Houston County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 243 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

A post office called Eitzen has been in operation since 1868.[7] A share of the early settlers being natives of Eitzen, Germany, caused the name to be selected.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 151
1960 181 19.9%
1970 208 14.9%
1980 226 8.7%
1990 221 −2.2%
2000 229 3.6%
2010 243 6.1%
Est. 2015 242 [9] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 243 people, 112 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 419.0 inhabitants per square mile (161.8/km2). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 205.2 per square mile (79.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 112 households of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.5% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 20.2% were from 45 to 64; and 28.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 229 people, 108 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 394.4 people per square mile (152.4/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 191.2 per square mile (73.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 108 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% were non-families. 39.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,688, and the median income for a family was $36,607. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,440. About 3.0% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 2.9% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Houston County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  8. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 238. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "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°30′29″N 91°27′42″W / 43.50806°N 91.46167°W / 43.50806; -91.46167