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Cosmos is a city in Meeker County.
The community name derives from Greek for "orderly universe"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cosmos. For links to other places called Cosmos, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cosmos is 44.936N. The longitude is -94.696W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,112 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 588.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cosmos demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meeker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56228 ZIP code.
48% of Cosmos residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cosmos ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cosmos was $15,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Cosmos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cosmos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $612.
Libraries in Cosmos include Cosmos Public Library ... View libraries
Meeker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cosmos political report.
The average commute time for Cosmos workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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