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People

Total Population 1,209
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 518
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,464
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $888
Median House Value $138,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 8.4%

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

Scanlon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Carlton
Standard Zip Codes 55720
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.706
Longitude -92.428

Scanlon 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 CLOQUET
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station DULUTH HARBOR STA
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 47 F
Jul Temp 57 to 75 F
Oct Temp 38 to 53 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station MOOSE LAKE 1 SSE
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Knife Falls (55720)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carlton 1,025 $66,875
Cloquet 12,071 $59,217
Duluth 86,178 $64,363
Hermantown 9,627 $86,711

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

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