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Winger is a township in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Winger. For links to other places called Winger, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Winger is 47.540N. The longitude is -96.003W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 177.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winger demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk 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 56592 ZIP code.
18% of Winger residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winger ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winger was $13,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Winger residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Winger, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $463.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winger political report.
The average commute time for Winger workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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