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Owatonna is a township in Steele County, in the Owatonna metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Owatonna. For links to other places called Owatonna, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Owatonna is 44.060N. The longitude is -93.226W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 771.
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36% of Owatonna residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Owatonna ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Owatonna was $24,037, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Owatonna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Owatonna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,050.
Steele County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Owatonna political report.
The average commute time for Owatonna workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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