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Minneota is a city in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area.
The community name derives from Siouan for "much water"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Minneota. For links to other places called Minneota, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Minneota is 44.558N. The longitude is -95.985W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,168 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,396.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Minneota demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon 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 56264 ZIP code.
32% of Minneota residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minneota ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minneota was $17,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Minneota residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Minneota, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Libraries in Minneota include Minneota Public Library ... View libraries
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Minneota political report.
The average commute time for Minneota workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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