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Winsted is a city in McLeod County, in the Hutchinson metro area.
The community was named for Winsted, CT
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Winsted. For links to other places called Winsted, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Winsted is 44.963N. The longitude is -94.047W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,279.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winsted demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLeod 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 55395 ZIP code.
50% of Winsted residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winsted ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winsted was $19,896, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Winsted residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Winsted, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $908.
Libraries in Winsted include Winsted Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Winsted include Howard Lake-Waverly Herald-Journal
McLeod County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winsted political report.
The average commute time for Winsted workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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