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Eagle Grove, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Eagle Grove had a population of 3,511 as of July 1, 2016. Eagle Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eagle Grove is located at latitude 42.6667 and longitude -93.9026 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagle Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The City of Eagle Grove (GNIS ID: 2394588) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Eagle Grove is located within Township of Eagle Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wright County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eagle Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eagle Grove: Eagle Grove Junction, Eaglegrove.

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Eagle Grove, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,511
Population in Households 3,456
Population in Familes 2,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 869
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,464
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $65,777
Average Home Value $82,026


Median Household Income $42,759
Average Household Income $58,562
Per Capita Income $24,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.3%
Households -0.39% -0.33%
Families -0.46% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Eagle Grove, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle Grove to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 89th
Population Density1 # 378 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 88 91st
Median Household Income # 853 16th
Per Capita Income # 717 29th

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