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Eagan, MN
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Living in Eagan


Eagan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 68,855 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Eagan is the 13th largest community in Minnesota.

Eagan real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Eagan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Eagan is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Eagan is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagan who work in management occupations (13.11%), office and administrative support (10.96%), and sales jobs (10.58%).

Also of interest is that Eagan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

If knowledge is power, Eagan is a pretty powerful place. 51.95% of the adults in Eagan have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Eagan in 2018 was $48,107, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,428 for a family of four.

Eagan is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eagan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eagan include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Eagan is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.