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Halstad is a city in Norman County.
The community was named for Ole Halstad, pioneer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Halstad. For links to other places called Halstad, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Halstad is 47.351N. The longitude is -96.828W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 597.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Halstad demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norman 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 56548 ZIP code.
21% of Halstad residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Halstad ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Halstad was $15,918, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Halstad residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Halstad, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Norman County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Halstad political report.
The average commute time for Halstad workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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