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People

Total Population 1,906
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 851
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.1%
Median Earnings25+ $25,469
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,029
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,972

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,588
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $623
Median House Value $70,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 7.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 109 $0
Calumet 684 $0
Houghton 7,942 $59,886
Lake Linden 1,120 $45,000
South Range 858 $46,094

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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