Demographics

People

Total Population2,282
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens28.6%
Employed Population 16+821
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married39.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.8%
Median Earnings25+$25,507
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$14,138

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,235
% Above Poverty Level77.5%
% Below Poverty Level22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone42.3%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$111,600

Ancestry

Irish15.2%
Norwegian13.8%
English10.8%
Swedish9.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.1%
Italian4.4%
Dutch3.6%
Finnish3.3%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque2.6%
Canadian2%
Arab1.3%
German1.2%
Syrian1.1%
Danishn1%
Russian1%
Hungarian0.9%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Croatian0.1%
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Aitkin Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAitkin 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
Crosby2,825$44,932
Cuyuna288$45,313
Deerwood577$48,125
Ironton642$65,729
Riverton178$61,250
Trommald69$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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