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People

Total Population 360
Male Share of the Population 58.6%
Female Share of the Population 41.4%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 156
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 31.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,429
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 18.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 50%
Median Gross Rent $444
Median House Value $100,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 0.8%

Tower Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles N of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 201 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County St Louis
Metro Area Duluth - Superior
Standard Zip Codes 55790
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.805
Longitude -92.274

Tower 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 TOWER 3 S
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp -14 to 16 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 48 to 77 F
Oct Temp 26 to 52 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Station WINTON POWER PLANT
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 14 F
Apr Temp 26 to 49 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 50 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station EVELETH WASTE WATER PLT
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 28 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 33 to 51 F
Annual Precip 26.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Breitung (55790)

Kugler (55790)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aurora 1,587 $49,271
Babbitt 1,456 $48,125
Biwabik 1,096 $53,938
Cook 635 $54,559
Ely 3,459 $51,779
Hoyt Lakes 2,003 $58,214
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Tower High Schools

TOWER-SOUDAN SEC.
415 N. SECOND ST.
218-753-4040
Serves 151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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