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Spring Grove, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Spring Grove, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°33′40″N 91°38′14″W / 43.56111°N 91.63722°W / 43.56111; -91.63722
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Houston
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,322 ft (403 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,304
 - Density 1,455.8/sq mi (562.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55974
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-61852[1]
GNIS feature ID 0652451[2]

Spring Grove is a city in Houston County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,304 at the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land. Minnesota State Highway 44 and County Highways 4 and 16 are three of the main routes in the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,304 people, 581 households, and 349 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,455.8 people per square mile (559.4/km²). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 681.0/sq mi (261.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.00% White, 0.08% Native American, 0.31% Asian, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 581 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 29.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,643, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $28,182 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,307. About 6.7% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ State's first Norwegian settlement (by Beth Gauper, Special to the Star Tribune. April 25, 2009) [1]

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Coordinates: 43°33′40″N 91°38′10″W / 43.56111°N 91.63611°W / 43.56111; -91.63611



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