Eagan MN Community Profile

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History of Eagan

The city of Eagan was named after the chairman of the town board of supervisors, Patrick Eagan.  He was the one that developed a 220 acre piece of land located near the present day town hall. The Eagan family was originally from Troy New York by way of Tipperary, Ireland. They came to Minnesota around 1853-54. Eagan was also infamously visited by one of the hijacker’s responsible for the 911 attacks in New York. The terrorist wanted to complete flight training school in the city but was refused service by one of its local residents.


Statistic Eagan Minnesota National
Population 65,053 5,383,661 314,107,084
Population density (sq mi) 2,091 67 91
Median age 37.3 37.6 37.4
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 60% 58% 55%
Speak English 84% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 4% 4% 13%

The average age in Eagan is 1% lower than the state
70% is Caucasian
93% is African-American
02% is Asian

Eagan MN Cost of Living

Index Eagan Minnesota National
Cost of living index 112 102 100
Index Eagan Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 108 106 100
Groceries index 104 105 100
Health care index 106 110 100
Housing index 130 101 100
Transportation index 97 98 100
Utilities index 94 91 100

Cost of living is 9% higher than the state average
Cost of living is 12% higher than the national average
Cost of housing is 30% higher than the national average

Goods & Services

Item Eagan National avg. Difference
Haircut $24.91 $15.56 60.0%
Beauty Salon $33.76 $36.11 6.5%
Toothpaste $3.41 $2.47 37.8%
Shampoo $1.04 $0.96 7.8%
Movie $9.85 $10.13 2.8%
Bowling $4.06 $4.74 14.2%


Item Eagan National avg. Difference
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.98 2.2%
Fried Chicken $1.94 $1.41 37.9%
Milk $2.17 $2.06 5.0%
Potatoes $3.19 $2.98 7.0%
Pizza $10.59 $9.47 11.8%
Beer $8.92 $8.79 1.4%

Health Care

Item Eagan National avg. Difference
Optometrist $81.20 $101.04 19.6%
Doctor $134.89 $107.44 25.5%
Dentist $87.31 $90.42 3.4%
Ibuprofen $11.78 $9.28 27.0%
Lipitor $406.73 $426.50 4.6%

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median Income Per Year Per Month Max Budget (28% DTI) Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners $103,075 $8,590 $2,405 $3,093
Renters $50,835 $4,236 $1,186 $1,525

The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Eagan, MN as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Eagan, MN homeowners, is $103,075. This would allow for a maximum of $2,405 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $50,835 which would result in a maximum of $1,186 to be spent on rental costs.

Schools in Eagan

Three public school districts serve the needs of the city and these are: Independent School District 191, 196 and 197.

Some of the schools in the city include:

Tertiary Education

  • Rasmussen College
  • Argosy University

High Schools

  • Eagan High School
  • Burnsville high School
  • Eastview High School
  • Henry Sibley High School
  • School of Environmental Studies

Middle School

  • Blackhawk Middle School
  • Dakota Hills Middle School
  • Falcon Ridge Middle School
  • Friendly Hills Middle School


  • Deerwood Elementary
  • Glacier Hills Elementary
  • Northview Elementary
  • Oak Ridge Elementary
  • Pilot Knob Elementary

Places of Worship

Here are some of the churches in the city:

  • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Valley Church Eagan
  • Chapel Hill Baptist Church
  • Eagan Hills Alliance Church
  • Aspen Hills Community Church
  • Faith Church of Glory
  • Praise Lutheran church
  • Slavic Grace Church in Minneapolis
  • Eagan Evangelical Covenant Church
  • Iglesia Vida Nueva
  • Thomas Becket Parish

Businesses Based in Eagan, MN

The top employers in the city include:

  • Thomas Reuters
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • United States Postal Service
  • Ecolab
  • United Parcel Service
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Wells Fargo
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • City of Eagan
  • Transit Corporation of America

Restaurants & Nightlife

Doolittle’s Woodfire Grill Restaurant – excellent restaurant that specializes in wood grilled chicken.  When you step inside the restaurant you will see a rotating spit where the chicken is being cooked. The chicken is best paired with a blueberry cobbler for dessert.

Andiamo Restaurant – Superb Italian restaurant with excellent happy hour prices. Service is attentive and the portions are always generous. Do check out the stuffed mushrooms, bruschetta, soup and the ravioli.

Jensen’s – The soup and sandwich combo is quite excellent and the Oscar Walleye is superb. Servers are courteous, attentive and quick.

Fun Things to Do In Eagan

The city is home to over fifty beautiful parks such as the Caponi Art Park that features a beautiful sculpture garden. The Lebanon Hills Regional Park is 2,000 acres of beautiful land perfect for all sorts of outdoor recreational activities.  The city is also hoe to the biggest outlet mall and municipal waterpark, the Twin Cities Premium Outlets and Cascade Bay respectively. If you want to visit the Mall of America, the drive is only around five to ten minutes.

Eagan Minnesota truly is a great place. If you’d like to talk know more about our concrete flooring services in Eagan, give us a call.  We can’t wait to meet you.