Eagan, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eagan, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Eagan had a population of 67,264 as of July 1, 2017. Eagan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eagan is located at latitude 44.8155 and longitude -93.1624 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagan (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.12 sq. miles and a water area of 2.31 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Eagan (GNIS ID: 2394586) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eagan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Eagan, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 67,264
Daytime Population: Workers 57,265
Daytime Population: Residents 28,361
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 85,626
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 67,069
Population in Familes 54,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density2 2,162
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $86,178
Average Household Income $112,981
Per Capita Income $44,836


Total Housing Units 27,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,095 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,564 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 996 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $272,344
Average Home Value $298,291


Total Households 26,659
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 17,605
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.54%
Households 0.75% 0.62%
Families 0.58% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Eagan, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagan to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 60 93rd
Diversity Index # 78 91st
Median Household Income # 66 93rd
Per Capita Income # 42 95th

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