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Demographics

People

Total Population2,171
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens27.4%
Employed Population 16+935
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married38.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,167
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,736

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,107
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone45.6%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$105,500

Ancestry

Irish14.2%
Norwegian11.2%
English10.5%
Swedish9.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.7%
Finnish4.4%
French Except Basque2.8%
Dutch2.8%
Canadian1.9%
Polish1.8%
Arab1.4%
Italian1.4%
Syrian1.2%
German1.1%
Russian1%
Czech0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
African0.2%
Croatian0.1%
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Aitkin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Aitkin County
Standard Zip Codes56431
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.53
Approximate 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)

StationAITKIN 2 E
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 18 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 55 F
Annual Precip29.3 inches
StationBRAINERD
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp-8 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp31 to 56 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationSANDY LAKE DAM LIBBY
Distance26.3 miles
Jan Temp-6 to 17 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 55 F
Annual Precip27.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crosby2,719$48,971
Cuyuna316$53,125
Deerwood547$50,938
Ironton608$63,500
Riverton160$56,875
Trommald73$0

Aitkin Hospitals

Riverwood Healthcare Center
(Non-profit)
200 Bunker Hill Drive
(218) 927-5500

Aitkin Public Schools

Aitkin Alternative Learning Program
12 7th St Nw
ZIP: 56431
(218) 927-3421
High
Total Enrollment 8
Aitkin Secondary School
306 2nd St Nw
ZIP: 56431
(218) 927-2115
High
Total Enrollment 546
Rippleside Elementary
225 2nd Ave Sw
ZIP: 56431
(218) 927-4838
Primary
Total Enrollment 639
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