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Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek water tower on I90
Beaver Creek water tower on I90
Location of Beaver Creek, Minnesota
Location of Beaver Creek, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
Area
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,450 ft (442 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 297
 • Estimate 
(2019)
280
 • Density 529.30/sq mi (204.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56116
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-04492
GNIS feature ID 0639816

Beaver Creek is a city in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 297 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Beaver Creek has been in operation since 1873. Beaver Creek was platted in 1877. The city took its name from nearby Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek was incorporated in 1884.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land. Interstate 90 serves as a main route in the community, and Minnesota State Highway 23 is nearby, 3 miles to the west.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 37
1890 232 527.0%
1900 186 −19.8%
1910 195 4.8%
1920 217 11.3%
1930 324 49.3%
1940 254 −21.6%
1950 245 −3.5%
1960 250 2.0%
1970 235 −6.0%
1980 260 10.6%
1990 249 −4.2%
2000 250 0.4%
2010 297 18.8%
Est. 2019 280 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 297 people, 117 households, and 86 families residing in the city. The population density was 594.0 inhabitants per square mile (229.3/km2). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 244.0 per square mile (94.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 117 households, of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.5% male and 46.5% female.

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