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Minden is a city in Pottawattamie County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.
The community was named for city in Germany
The latitude of Minden is 41.466N. The longitude is -95.542W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 564.
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48% of Minden residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minden was $19,048, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Minden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Minden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.
Pottawattamie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Minden political report.
The average commute time for Minden workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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