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Hector is a township in Renville County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Hector. For links to other places called Hector, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hector is 44.760N. The longitude is -94.695W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,070 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 248.
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49% of Hector residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hector ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hector was $17,645, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hector residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hector, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $622.
Renville County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hector political report.
The average commute time for Hector workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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