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Howard Lake is a city in Wright County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named after philanthropist John Howard

The latitude of Howard Lake is 45.060N. The longitude is -94.073W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,014 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,922.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$38,015
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Howard Lake demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Howard
Local festivals include:
  • Wright County Fair - July 25-29, 2007
  • Minnesota Garlic Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Howard Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Howard Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wright 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 55349 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

44% of Howard Lake residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Howard Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Howard Lake was $17,900, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Howard Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Howard Lake festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Howard Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $954.


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Libraries in Howard Lake include Howard Lake Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Howard Lake include Howard Lake-Waverly Herald-Journal

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Politics

Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Howard Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Howard Lake workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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