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People

Total Population 2,279
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 970
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 35.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,357
% Above Poverty Level 75.4%
% Below Poverty Level 24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.9%
Median Gross Rent $603
Median House Value $104,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 11.8%

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

Aitkin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles N of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Aitkin
Standard Zip Codes 56431
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.533
Longitude -93.71

Aitkin 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 AITKIN 2 E
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Station BRAINERD
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station SANDY LAKE DAM LIBBY
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 17 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crosby 2,324 $53,942
Cuyuna 283 $56,000
Deerwood 455 $50,329
Ironton 799 $32,292

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

Aitkin Hospitals

RIVERWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
200 BUNKER HILL DRIVE
(218) 927-2121
Emergency Service: Yes

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Aitkin High Schools

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AITKIN SEC.
306 2ND ST. N.W.
218-927-2115
Serves 634 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

AITKIN ALP
12 7TH AVE. N.W.
218-927-3421
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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