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Fisher is a city in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The community was named for William H. Fisher, railroad president
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Fisher. For links to other places called Fisher, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fisher is 47.800N. The longitude is -96.801W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 419.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fisher demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Forks area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56723 ZIP code.
23% of Fisher residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fisher ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fisher was $19,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Fisher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fisher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fisher political report.
The average commute time for Fisher workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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