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Fisher is a city in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.

The community was named for William H. Fisher, railroad president
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Fisher. For links to other places called Fisher, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fisher is 47.800N. The longitude is -96.801W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 419.


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Median household income
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$38,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fisher demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fisher's Landing
· Shirt-tail Bend

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23% of Fisher residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fisher ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fisher was $19,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Fisher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fisher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.


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

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The average commute time for Fisher workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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