East Chain, Minnesota Population 2024

270

East Chain is a city located in Kossuth County, Faribault County, and Martin County Minnesota. East Chain has a 2024 population of 270. East Chain is currently declining at a rate of -1.1% annually and its population has decreased by -2.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 278 in 2020.

The average household income in East Chain is $108,304 with a poverty rate of 3.3%. The median age in East Chain is 38.5 years: 48.2 years for males, and 27.2 years for females.

East Chain Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Chain was:

  • White: 98.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.88% (-8)
The current population of East Chain, Minnesota is 270 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 278.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29798.02%
Black or African American41.32%
Two or more races20.66%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Chain Population by Race

East Chain Population Pyramid 2024

East Chain Median Age

38.5

Total

48.2

Male

27.2

Female

East Chain Adults

There are 205 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in East Chain.

East Chain Age Dependency

103.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.8

Child Dependency Ratio

East Chain Sex Ratio

Female16654.79%
Male13745.21%

East Chain Population by Age

East Chain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1072.8381.318.7
Married833.1786.713.3
Non Family201.156040
Male251000
Female23.55050

3.2

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Chain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21.11%
Associates Degree2413.33%
Bachelors Degree5932.78%
Graduate Degree2011.11%
High School Graduate4726.11%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College2815.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Chain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Chain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17917779
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.13%.

East Chain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,250$85,625$0
Graduate Degree$90,625$0$91,250
High School Graduate$57,344$67,875$55,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$49,643$67,750$37,500
Some College$48,000$53,438$39,063

$49,643

Average Earnings

$67,750

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

East Chain Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Chain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Chain Language

100% of East Chain residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

East Chain Language

East Chain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White297103.37%

3.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.46%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Chain

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Chain is White, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Chain is White, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.26%.

East Chain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.26%
Some College3.85%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

East Chain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.13%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

East Chain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Chain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$134,583$121,645
Households$98,750$108,304
Married Families$135,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,750$50,100

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Chain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

73.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

78.4%

Female Marriage Rate

East Chain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Chain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Chain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Chain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

East Chain Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+8
65 to 743
55 to 641
18 to 340
35 to 540

East Chain Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White125.91%

East Chain Veterans by Race

East Chain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Chain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74%

Labor Force Participation

73.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

East Chain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Chain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Chain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.8%

Born in East Chain

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of East Chain residents were born in the United States, with 86.8% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Chain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029255-3-1.16%
2028258-3-1.15%
2027261-3-1.14%
2026264-3-1.12%
2025267-3-1.11%
2024270-3-1.1%
2023273-3-1.09%
2022276-3-1.08%
202127910.36%
2020278-4-1.42%
2019282-2-0.7%
2018284-1-0.35%
2017285-1-0.35%
2016286-1-0.35%
2015287-1-0.35%
2014288-4-1.37%
2013292-1-0.34%
201229300%
2011293-2-0.68%
201029500%

East Chain Population by Year