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Becker is a city in Sherburne County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for George Becker, mayor of Saint Paul
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Becker. For links to other places called Becker, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Becker is 45.393N. The longitude is -93.876W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,263.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Becker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sherburne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55308 ZIP code.
38% of Becker residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Becker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Becker was $19,333, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Becker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Becker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $498. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,032.
Libraries in Becker include Becker Branch Library ... View libraries
Sherburne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Becker political report.
The average commute time for Becker workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Becker include Super 8.
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