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Franconia is a township in Chisago County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of Franconia is 45.370N. The longitude is -92.691W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,128.
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34% of Franconia residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franconia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franconia was $25,233, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Franconia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franconia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,379.
Chisago County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franconia political report.
The average commute time for Franconia workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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