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West Heron Lake is a township in Jackson County.
The latitude of West Heron Lake is 43.710N. The longitude is -95.285W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,424 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 202.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Heron Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson 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 56161 ZIP code.
53% of West Heron Lake residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Heron Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Heron Lake was $14,897, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of West Heron Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Heron Lake political report.
The average commute time for West Heron Lake workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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