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Demographics

People

Total Population2,007
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+889
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.1%
Median Earnings25+$24,915
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,066

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$71,600

Ancestry

Finnish35.1%
English15.9%
German14.4%
French Except Basque10.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.2%
Irish7.7%
Italian7.4%
Swedish4.9%
Polish3.2%
Croatian2.9%
Scottish1.9%
Canadian1.4%
Lithuanian1.2%
Slovene1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
Czech0.7%
Austrian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Laurium Almanac

CategoryValue
County Houghton County
Standard Zip Codes49913
Phone Area Codes906
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude47.24
Approximate Longitude-88.45

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)

StationHOUGHTON CO AP (HANCOCK)
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 22 F
Apr Temp30 to 47 F
Jul Temp55 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 52 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches
StationHERMAN
Distance39.7 miles
Jan Temp4 to 20 F
Apr Temp26 to 50 F
Jul Temp52 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationONTONAGON 6 SE
Distance45.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 24 F
Apr Temp30 to 53 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ahmeek122$33,194
Calumet666$30,313
Houghton7,924$67,222
Lake Linden1,157$44,485
South Range695$60,761

Laurium Hospitals

Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital
(Non-profit)
205 Osceola
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