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Hopkins is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named for Harley Hopkins, postmaster.

The latitude of Hopkins is 44.925N. The longitude is -93.462W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,030 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,127.


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Median household income
Local
$39,203
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hopkins demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· West Minneapolis
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopkins demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hennepin 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 55305 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Hopkins residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hopkins ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hopkins was $26,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

35% of Hopkins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Hopkins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $675.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,137.


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Libraries in Hopkins include Hopkins Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hopkins include Hopkins Sun Sailor

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Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopkins political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Hopkins workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hopkins between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Hopkins include Travelodge.

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