Eastern, Minnesota Population 2024

252

Eastern is a city located in Douglas County, Otter Tail County, and Todd County Minnesota. Eastern has a 2024 population of 252. Eastern is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 252 in 2020.

The average household income in Eastern is $102,196 with a poverty rate of 2.97%. The median age in Eastern is 49 years: 49.5 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Eastern Demographics

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

  • White: 98.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7.20/sq mi
The current population of Eastern, Minnesota is 252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 252.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20098.52%
Two or more races31.48%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Eastern Population by Race

Eastern Population Pyramid 2024

Eastern Median Age

49

Total

49.5

Male

48.9

Female

Eastern Adults

There are 161 adults, (34 of whom are seniors) in Eastern.

Eastern Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Eastern Sex Ratio

Female8340.89%
Male12059.11%

Eastern Population by Age

Eastern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All752.7194.75.3
Married563.0498.21.8
Non Family131.3876.923.1
Male62.51000
Female0000

2.97

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

94.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eastern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade42.72%
Associates Degree3926.53%
Bachelors Degree117.48%
Graduate Degree32.04%
High School Graduate6443.54%
Less Than 9th Grade10.68%
Some College2517.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eastern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eastern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White14514113
2+ Races211
Hispanic100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Eastern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$36,250
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,250$43,750$13,958
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,357$59,375$33,438
Some College$48,750$73,125$39,375

$45,357

Average Earnings

$59,375

Average Male

$33,438

Average Female

Eastern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eastern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eastern Language

96.35% of Eastern residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Eastern Language

Eastern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19963.02%

2.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.17%

Male Poverty Rate

1.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eastern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eastern is White, with 3.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eastern is White, with 3.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Eastern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School3.13%
Some College3.13%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Eastern Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Eastern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eastern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,000$113,997
Households$81,250$102,196
Married Families$98,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$45,915

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eastern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

83.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Eastern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eastern 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 35-44.

Eastern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eastern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War5
Vietnam3
Korea0
World War II0

Eastern Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 648
75+3
65 to 742
18 to 340
35 to 540

Eastern Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White138.18%

Eastern Veterans by Race

Eastern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eastern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Eastern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eastern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eastern 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

88.67%

Born in Eastern

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Eastern residents were born in the United States, with 88.67% having been born in Minnesota. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eastern Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925200%
202825200%
202725200%
202625200%
202525200%
202425200%
202325200%
202225200%
202125200%
20202522310.04%
2019229-1-0.43%
201823010.44%
201722900%
201622910.44%
2015228-1-0.44%
201422900%
201322900%
2012229-1-0.43%
201123000%
201023000%

Eastern Population by Year