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Humboldt is a city in Kittson County.
The community was named after Alexander von Humboldt, German scientist, explorer and diplomat
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Humboldt. For links to other places called Humboldt, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Humboldt is 48.921N. The longitude is -97.093W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 794 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Humboldt demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kittson 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 56731 ZIP code.
23% of Humboldt residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Humboldt ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Humboldt was $18,511, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Humboldt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Kittson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Humboldt political report.
The average commute time for Humboldt workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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