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Elbow Lake is a city in Grant County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Elbow Lake. For links to other places called Elbow Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elbow Lake is 45.994N. The longitude is -95.976W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,264.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elbow Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56531 ZIP code.
33% of Elbow Lake residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elbow Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elbow Lake was $16,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Elbow Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elbow Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.
Libraries in Elbow Lake include Thorson Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Elbow Lake include Grant County Herald
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elbow Lake political report.
The average commute time for Elbow Lake workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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