Spring Grove, Minnesota

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Spring Grove
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove
Motto(s): 
"pretty. neat. small town"
Location of Spring Grove, Minnesota
Location of Spring Grove, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°33′40″N 91°38′14″W / 43.56111°N 91.63722°W / 43.56111; -91.63722
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHouston
Government
 • MayorSarah Schroeder
Area
 • Total1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land1.00 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,322 ft (403 m)
Population
 • Total1,330
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
1,283
 • Density1,285.57/sq mi (496.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55974
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-61852[4]
GNIS feature IDhttps://springgrove.govoffice.com
Websitewww.springgrove.govoffice.com

Spring Grove is a city in Houston County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,330 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Spring Grove since 1855.[6] The community was named for a spring and a grove near the original town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.49 km2), all of it land.[8] Minnesota State Highway 44 and County Highways 4 and 16 are three of the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880293
189039434.5%
190049124.6%
191062026.3%
192075321.5%
193086715.1%
194096711.5%
19501,09313.0%
19601,34222.8%
19701,290−3.9%
19801,275−1.2%
19901,153−9.6%
20001,30413.1%
20101,3302.0%
Est. 20171,283[3]−3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,330 people, 600 households, and 343 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,385.4 inhabitants per square mile (534.9/km2). There were 653 housing units at an average density of 680.2 per square mile (262.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 600 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 29% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,304 people, 581 households, and 349 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,455.8 people per square mile (559.4/km²). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 681.0 per square mile (261.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.00% White, 0.08% Native American, 0.31% Asian, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 581 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% 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 2.74.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 29.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,643, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $28,182 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,307. About 6.7% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Houston County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 240.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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Coordinates: 43°33′40″N 91°38′10″W / 43.56111°N 91.63611°W / 43.56111; -91.63611