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Hector is a city in Renville County.
The community was named for Hector, NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Hector. For links to other places called Hector, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hector is 44.743N. The longitude is -94.715W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,143.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hector demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Renville 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 55342 ZIP code.
44% of Hector residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hector ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hector was $18,406, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Hector residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hector, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.
Libraries in Hector include Hector Public Library ... View libraries
Renville County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hector political report.
The average commute time for Hector workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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