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Andover is a city in Anoka County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for Andover, MA. Another says it was named for an accident in which a steam engine tipped over into a swamp, and "over and over it went"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Andover. For links to other places called Andover, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Andover is 45.233N. The longitude is -93.291W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,938.


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$76,241
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Andover demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Dunn Brothers, Starbucks

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27% of Andover residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Andover ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Andover was $26,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Andover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Andover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $666.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,272.


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Anoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Andover political report.

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The average commute time for Andover workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Andover between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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