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Demographics

People

Total Population589
Male Share of the Population54.5%
Female Share of the Population45.5%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+270
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married58.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$35,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,531

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,429
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$540
Median House Value$106,300

Ancestry

German23.9%
Swedish19%
Norwegian17%
Irish12.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.8%
Italian6.8%
Canadian5.6%
English4.4%
Finnish4.1%
French Except Basque3.1%
Belgian2.7%
Polish1.9%
Russian1.5%
Serbian1.5%
Greek1.4%
Dutch0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Austrian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Welsh0.2%
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Taconite Almanac

CategoryValue
County Itasca County
P.O. Box Zip Codes55786
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude47.32
Approximate Longitude-93.38

Taconite Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGRAND RAPIDS FOREST LAB
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 17 F
Apr Temp28 to 54 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 54 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches
StationPOKEGAMA DAM
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp-6 to 15 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp56 to 78 F
Oct Temp33 to 54 F
Annual Precip28.3 inches
StationWINNIBIGOSHISH DAM
Distance33.1 miles
Jan Temp-7 to 14 F
Apr Temp29 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bovey751$41,875
Calumet397$24,792
Coleraine1,725$57,014
Grand Rapids11,053$49,440
Marble548$46,477
Nashwauk922$50,972
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