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Bird Island is a township in Renville County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Bird Island. For links to other places called Bird Island, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bird Island is 44.763N. The longitude is -94.945W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 269.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bird Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Renville 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 55310 ZIP code.
51% of Bird Island residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bird Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bird Island was $23,826, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Bird Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bird Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $100. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $738.
Renville County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bird Island political report.
The average commute time for Bird Island workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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