Edgerton, Minnesota

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Edgerton is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, along the Rock River. The population was 1,033 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,033 people, 435 households, and 287 families residing in the city. The population density was 890.2 people per square mile (343.8/km²). There were 477 housing units at an average density of 411.1/sq mi (158.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.84% White, 0.29% Asian, 0.87% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 435 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 34.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,104, and the median income for a family was $39,318. Males had a median income of $30,968 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,517. About 2.7% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

Edgerton is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Edgerton is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.

References

Edgerton | Hatfield | Holland | Ihlen | Jasper‡ | Pipestone | Ruthton | Trosky | Woodstock

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