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Cokato is a city in Wright County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community name derives from Siouan for "at the middle"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cokato. For links to other places called Cokato, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cokato is 45.075N. The longitude is -94.189W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,056 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,761.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cokato demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wright 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 55321 ZIP code.
26% of Cokato residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cokato ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cokato was $17,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Cokato residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Cokato, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $918.
Libraries in Cokato include Cokato Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cokato include Dassel-Cokato Enterprise Dispatch
Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cokato political report.
The average commute time for Cokato workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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