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Caledonia is a city in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the ancient Roman word for Scotland.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Caledonia. For links to other places called Caledonia, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Caledonia is 43.634N. The longitude is -91.496W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,967.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Caledonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, La Crosse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55921 ZIP code.
45% of Caledonia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caledonia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caledonia was $16,953, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Caledonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Caledonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $666.
Libraries in Caledonia include Caledonia Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Caledonia include Caledonia Argus
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Caledonia political report.
The average commute time for Caledonia workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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