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Hokah is a city in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area.
One tradition says the name derives from Siouan for "root" while another says the community was named for a Sioux chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Hokah. For links to other places called Hokah, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hokah is 43.759N. The longitude is -91.346W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 604.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hokah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, La Crosse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55941 ZIP code.
40% of Hokah residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hokah ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hokah was $15,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Hokah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hokah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $655.
Libraries in Hokah include Hokah Public Library ... View libraries
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hokah political report.
The average commute time for Hokah workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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