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Elrosa
Location of Elrosawithin Stearns County, Minnesota
Location of Elrosa
within Stearns County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Stearns
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,312 ft (400 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 211
 • Estimate 
(2019)
228
 • Density 1,425.00/sq mi (551.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56325
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-19088
GNIS feature ID 0643318

Elrosa is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 211 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.

U.S. Highway 71 serves as a main route in the community.

History

Elrosa was named after two granddaughters of one of the city council members named Ella and Rose Nichols.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 187
1950 173 −7.5%
1960 205 18.5%
1970 203 −1.0%
1980 214 5.4%
1990 205 −4.2%
2000 166 −19.0%
2010 211 27.1%
2019 (est.) 228 8.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 211 people, 85 households, and 62 families living in the city. The population density was 1,241.2 inhabitants per square mile (479.2/km2). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 535.3 per square mile (206.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White and 1.4% from two or more races.

There were 85 households, of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 42.5 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

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