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Eden Valley
Location of Eden Valleywithin Meeker and Stearns Countiesin the state of Minnesota
Location of Eden Valley
within Meeker and Stearns Counties
in the state of Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
Counties Meeker, Stearns
Area
 • Total 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Land 1.30 sq mi (3.38 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,115 ft (340 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,042
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,039
 • Density 796.78/sq mi (307.67/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55329
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-18134
GNIS feature ID 0643168

Eden Valley is a city in Meeker and Stearns counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 1,042 at the 2010 census. Most of Eden Valley is in Meeker County; the Stearns County portion is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Eden Valley was platted in 1886. A post office has been in operation at Eden Valley since 1887.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highways 22 and 55 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 327
1900 604 84.7%
1910 740 22.5%
1920 665 −10.1%
1930 612 −8.0%
1940 716 17.0%
1950 792 10.6%
1960 793 0.1%
1970 776 −2.1%
1980 763 −1.7%
1990 732 −4.1%
2000 866 18.3%
2010 1,042 20.3%
2019 (est.) 1,039 −0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,042 people, 434 households, and 262 families living in the city. The population density was 854.1 inhabitants per square mile (329.8/km2). There were 485 housing units at an average density of 397.5 per square mile (153.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 434 households, of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 34.5 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.8% were from 25 to 44; 21% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

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