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Hawley is a township in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Hawley. For links to other places called Hawley, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hawley is 46.843N. The longitude is -96.371W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,115 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 459.
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29% of Hawley residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hawley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hawley was $18,252, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Hawley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hawley political report.
The average commute time for Hawley workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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