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Eyota is a city in Olmsted County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community name derives from Siouan word for "greatest"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Eyota. For links to other places called Eyota, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eyota is 43.988N. The longitude is -92.228W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,660.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eyota demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Olmsted County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55934 ZIP code.
39% of Eyota residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eyota ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eyota was $18,471, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Eyota residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eyota, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.
Olmsted County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eyota political report.
The average commute time for Eyota workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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