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Laporte is a city in Hubbard County.
The community name derives from French for "door."
The latitude of Laporte is 47.213N. The longitude is -94.753W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,352 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 146.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laporte demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hubbard 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 56461 ZIP code.
18% of Laporte residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laporte ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laporte was $13,412, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Laporte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Laporte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $555.
Hubbard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laporte political report.
The average commute time for Laporte workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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