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Eagle Lake is a township in Otter Tail County, in the Fergus Falls metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Eagle Lake. For links to other places called Eagle Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eagle Lake is 46.143N. The longitude is -95.707W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 367.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eagle Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Otter Tail County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56524 ZIP code.
23% of Eagle Lake residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eagle Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eagle Lake was $15,792, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Eagle Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eagle Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $900.
Otter Tail County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eagle Lake political report.
The average commute time for Eagle Lake workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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