Hanover, Minnesota

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Hanover, Minnesota

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High Points

Hanover strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Hanover Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Hanover People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hanover Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Hanover Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Hanover College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Hanover Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Hanover, Minnesota

Comparing Hanover to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 3 3
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Rents 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Hanover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wright
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55341
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.155
Longitude -93.666

Hanover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELANO
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Hanover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,355 100%
Male 680 50.2%
Female 675 49.8%
Under 18 452 33.4%
18+ 903 66.6%
65+ 63 4.6%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.38
White 1,338 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.6%

Estimated Hanover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,264
Growth 909
Growth % 67.1%

Hanover Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.1%
Norwegian 17.8%
US/American 6.9%
Irish 5.6%
Swedish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Finnish 3.1%
Polish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Italian 1.9%
Danish 1.9%
English 1.7%
Scandinavian 1.2%
European 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
British 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hanover 1,355 $79,809
Albertville 3,621 $63,578
Greenfield 2,544 $86,032
Otsego 6,389 $59,319
Rockford 3,484 $56,607
Rogers 3,588 $76,984
St. Michael 9,099 $74,236
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