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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eagle Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wright 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 50533 ZIP code.
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.
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.
Libraries in Eagle Grove include Eagle Grove Memorial Library ... View libraries
Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eagle Grove political report.
The average commute time for Eagle Grove workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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