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Corcoran is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for Patrick Corcoran, postmaster
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Corcoran. For links to other places called Corcoran, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Corcoran is 45.095N. The longitude is -93.547W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,733.
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32% of Corcoran residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corcoran ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corcoran was $29,467, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Corcoran residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Corcoran, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $670. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,347.
Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corcoran political report.
The average commute time for Corcoran workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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