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Minong is a village in Washburn County.
Another Indian name with many translations, including "a good, high place," "a place where blueberries grow" and "pleasant valley"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Minong. For links to other places called Minong, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Minong is 46.099N. The longitude is -91.824W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,063 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 572.
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30% of Minong residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minong ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minong was $13,306, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Minong residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Minong, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Washburn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Minong political report.
The average commute time for Minong workers is 9 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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