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Eagle Grove is a city in Wright County.

One tradition says the community was named for the many eagle nests here. Another says it was named for a particular nest in a large tree

The latitude of Eagle Grove is 42.664N. The longitude is -93.904W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,115 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,563.


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Median household income
Local
$35,505
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eagle Grove demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Eagle Grove Junction
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Summer Fest - June 24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Eagle Grove web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Eagle Grove Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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30% of Eagle Grove residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eagle Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eagle Grove was $20,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Eagle Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Eagle Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $585.


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Libraries in Eagle Grove include Eagle Grove Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eagle Grove political report.

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The average commute time for Eagle Grove workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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