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"Loon capital of the USA"

Park Rapids is a city in Hubbard County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Park Rapids is 46.922N. The longitude is -95.058W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,440 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,392.


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Median household income
Local
$23,628
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Park Rapids demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Shell Prairie Fair - July 11-15, 2007
  • Muskie Days - July 20-21, 2007
  • Blueberry Festival - July 27-29, 2007
  • Hubbard County Fair - July 11-15, 2007
  • Lakes, Loons & Legends Fest - Aug. 18-19, 2007
  • Itasca Family Music Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Park Rapids web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Itasca State Park
Historic sites and museums: Hubbard County Historical Museum, North Country Museum of Arts

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Park Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Park Rapids ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Park Rapids was $16,416, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Park Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Park Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $660.


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Libraries in Park Rapids include Park Rapids Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Park Rapids include Park Rapids Enterprise

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Hubbard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Park Rapids political report.

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The average commute time for Park Rapids workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Park Rapids include Super 8.

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