Learn More About Home Care in Eagan, MN
Equidistant from Minneapolis and St. Paul, and just across the Minnesota River from Minneapolis International Airport and the Mall of America, Eagan stands out for its convenience — which is surpassed only by its beauty.
Home care, or in-home care, in Eagan is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.
Cost of Home Care in Eagan, MN
The median monthly cost of a home health aide in 2020 was about $6,500 in the Minneapolis area and $6,300 in the state of Minnesota, according to Genworth.
Learn More About Eagan, MN
Cost of Living
The total household expenses associated with living in Eagan are rated 18 points above the national average. Health care and other essential services are also rated substantially higher than the national average.
All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.
Income and Housing
|Median Income Age 45-64
||Median Income Age 65+
||Median Household Income
||Average Individual Income
||Median Employee Salary
||Average Property Tax
||One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
|$107,702 per year
||$52,578 per year
||$84,433 per year
||$41,840 per year
||$46,276 per year
||$3,423 per year
||$862 per month
The top hospitals that service Eagan include:
Fairview Ridges Hospital
- Facility type: nonprofit acute care
- Bed count: 170+
- Specialties: Level IV trauma care, ICU, emergency services, diagnostic services
Fairview Southdale Hospital
- Facility type: nonprofit acute care
- Bed count: 330+
- Specialties: cardiovascular care, diagnostic imaging
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
- Facility type: governmental
- Bed count: n/a
- Specialties: Veterans care
Weather and Climate
Eagan’s climate is classified as warm summer humid continental, which means the city experiences four distinct seasons with a wide variation in seasonal temperatures. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 77%.
- Relative Air Quality Index: 90
This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.
- Average annual precipitation: 29.4″
Demographics and Values
||Percent of Population Over 65
||Average Household Size
||2,165.3 per square mile
Race & Ethnicity
|American Indian or Alaskan Native
||Hispanic or Latino
||Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
||Two or More Races
||White (not Hispanic or Latino)
These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.
These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.
- Non-discrimination laws in Saint Paul: 29/30
- Overall inclusivity: 100/100
2016 Presidential Election Results for Dakota County
Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation
Eagan’s landscape of rolling hills and more than 1,200 lakes, ponds, and wetlands is ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and bird watching. During winter months, residents can access the indoor walking and running tracks at the Fitness Center located in the Eagan Community Center. History buffs can visit the Holz Farm — a city-owned living history site that encapsulates rural farm life in the 1930s and 1940s — or the historic Town Hall, which is maintained by the Eagan Historical Society.
The City of Eagan puts on a number of community events throughout the year, including farmers’ markets, art fairs, and holiday festivals. The Eagan 50+ Senior Board also offers a variety of programs, events, services, and ongoing activities both in person and virtually.
A variety of bus routes, park and ride stations, and rapid transit options help Eagan residents get around the community. The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority and the Metro Red Line are the two main transit services that partner with the City of Eagan.