Eagle Grove, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Eagle Grove, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Grove had a population of 3,547 as of July 1, 2018. 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 42.6641 and longitude -93.9044 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.

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

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Eagle Grove, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,547
Population in Households 3,487
Population in Familes 2,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 878
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $48,262
Average Household Income $67,388
Per Capita Income $28,316


Total Housing Units 1,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,004 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $69,385
Average Home Value $83,192


Total Households 1,483
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 906
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.16%
Households -0.14% -0.19%
Families -0.24% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

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, 2018 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 # 112 89th
Population Density # 375 63rd
Diversity Index # 78 92nd
Median Household Income # 783 22nd
Per Capita Income # 533 47th

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