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Welch is a township in Goodhue County, in the Red Wing metro area.
The community was named for Abraham E. Welch, an officer who died from wounds suffered in the Civil
The latitude of Welch is 44.568N. The longitude is -92.738W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 697.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Welch demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Goodhue 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 55089 ZIP code.
33% of Welch residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Welch ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Welch was $23,023, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Welch residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Welch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,125.
Goodhue County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Welch political report.
The average commute time for Welch workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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