Nashwauk, Minnesota

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Nashwauk, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Nashwauk Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Nashwauk Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Nashwauk Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Nashwauk, Minnesota

Comparing Nashwauk 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
Senior Citizens 10 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Nashwauk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles NW of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Itasca
Standard Zip Codes 55769
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.38
Longitude -93.168

Nashwauk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 26.8 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
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Nashwauk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 935 100%
Male 444 47.5%
Female 491 52.5%
Under 18 189 20.2%
18+ 746 79.8%
65+ 228 24.4%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.74
White 924 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Nashwauk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 897
Growth -38
Growth % -4.1%

Nashwauk 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 24.1%
Italian 13.9%
Finnish 9.9%
Norwegian 8.9%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
US/American 5.2%
Swedish 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Irish 3.9%
English 3.4%
French Canadian 3.2%
Slovene 3.2%
Serbian 3%
Croatian 2.3%
Polish 1.4%
Slavic 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Czech 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cooley (55769)
Lone Pine (55769)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nashwauk 935 $31,938
Bovey 662 $33,750
Calumet 383 $35,000
Hibbing 17,071 $43,558
Keewatin 1,164 $34,688
Marble 695 $36,667
Taconite 315 $50,417
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Nashwauk High Schools (2004)

400 2ND ST.
Serves 345 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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