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People

Total Population 634
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 281
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 58.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,679
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $113,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Taconite Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NW of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Itasca
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55786
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.312
Longitude -93.381

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)

Station GRAND RAPIDS FOREST LAB
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station POKEGAMA DAM
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station WINNIBIGOSHISH DAM
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arcturus (55786)

Holman (55786)

Lawrence (55786)

Savannah (55786)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bovey 830 $40,268
Calumet 425 $0
Coleraine 1,881 $55,893
Grand Rapids 10,996 $46,140
Marble 567 $45,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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