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Velva is a city in McHenry County, in the Minot metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Velva. For links to other places called Velva, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Velva is 48.056N. The longitude is -100.928W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,512 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,005.
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35% of Velva residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Velva ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Velva was $15,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Velva residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Velva, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.
Libraries in Velva include Velva School & Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Velva include Velva Area Voice
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Velva political report.
The average commute time for Velva workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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