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Grey Eagle
Grey Eagle Village Hall and water tower
Grey Eagle Village Hall and water tower
Location of Grey Eagle, Minnesota
Location of Grey Eagle, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
Area
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.92 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.92 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,224 ft (373 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 348
 • Estimate 
(2019)
329
 • Density 924.16/sq mi (356.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56336
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-26000
GNIS feature ID 0644480

Grey Eagle is a city in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 348 at the 2010 census.

History

Grey Eagle was platted in 1882, and named for the fact an early settler had shot an eagle near the original town site.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highways 28 and 287 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 313
1910 378 20.8%
1920 399 5.6%
1930 363 −9.0%
1940 428 17.9%
1950 400 −6.5%
1960 372 −7.0%
1970 325 −12.6%
1980 338 4.0%
1990 353 4.4%
2000 335 −5.1%
2010 348 3.9%
2019 (est.) 329 −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 348 people, 165 households, and 83 families living in the city. The population density was 940.5 inhabitants per square mile (363.1/km2). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 510.8 per square mile (197.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White and 0.6% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 165 households, of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.7% were non-families. 44.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

Notable person

  • Paul Ellering, professional wrestling manager (born in Melrose, currently resides in Grey Eagle)
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