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Ham Lake is a city in Anoka County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for the lake, which is said to have been named for its shape
The latitude of Ham Lake is 45.250N. The longitude is -93.249W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,104.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ham Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anoka County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55449 ZIP code.
28% of Ham Lake residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ham Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ham Lake was $24,329, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Ham Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ham Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $601. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,175.
Libraries in Ham Lake include Ham Lake: North Central Branch Library ... View libraries
Anoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ham Lake political report.
The average commute time for Ham Lake workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ham Lake between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Ham Lake include Americinn Motel.
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