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People

Total Population 2,001
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 825
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.3%
Median Earnings25+ $23,811
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,222
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,479

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,694
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $653
Median House Value $68,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 9%

Laurium Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 175 miles E of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 273 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Houghton
Standard Zip Codes 49913
Phone Area Codes 906
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.237
Longitude -88.443

Laurium Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOUGHTON CO AP (HANCOCK)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 22 F
Apr Temp 30 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 52 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Station HERMAN
Distance 39.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 20 F
Apr Temp 26 to 50 F
Jul Temp 52 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station ONTONAGON 6 SE
Distance 45.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Laurium, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Centennial Heights (49913)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ahmeek 128 $43,750
Calumet 765 $17,143
Houghton 7,897 $53,333
Lake Linden 1,108 $47,292
South Range 761 $51,111
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