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Population in 2012: 2,112 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 

Males: 961  (45.5%)
Females: 1,151  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56431.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,511 (it was $24,574 in 2000)
Aitkin:

$33,511
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,511

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,825 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Aitkin:

$101,825
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,224; Detached houses: $125,583; Townhouses or other attached units: $339,191; In 2-unit structures: $146,445; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $577,164; Mobile homes: $13,296

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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  • White alone - 2,481 (95.5%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aitkin: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (11.7%), Norwegian (10.5%), Swedish (8.7%), French (6.3%), English (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1217 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Aitkin:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aitkin city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $517 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $816 (0.7%)

Aitkin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (71.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (110.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (441.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Deerwood, MN (3.2 miles ), Cuyuna, MN (3.2 miles ), Crosby, MN (3.5 miles ), Ironton, MN (3.7 miles ), Trommald, MN (3.9 miles) , Palisade, MN (4.0 miles) , Riverton, MN (4.1 miles) , Garrison, MN (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $315,000

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Latitude: 46.53 N, Longitude: 93.71 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -137 (-6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Aitkin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Aitkin city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aitkin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jonathan Edwards (musician) - Folk guitarist, Warren William - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Aitkin:

  • RIVERWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Hospital, 301 MINNESOTA AVE SOUTH)
  • RIVERWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 200 BUNKER HILL DRIVE)
  • AICOTA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 850 SECOND STREET NORTHWEST)
  • AITKIN HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, 301 MINNESOTA AVENUE SOUTH)

Political contributions by individuals in Aitkin, MN

Airports and heliports located in Aitkin:


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Local government website: www.ci.aitkin.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aitkin:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 28 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 70 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 72 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 73 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 74 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Lake Superior College (about 77 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 79 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high schools in Aitkin:

  • Aitkin ALP (Location: 12 7TH AVE.; Grades: 9-12)
  • Aitkin High (Location: 306 2ND ST. NW; Grades: 7-12)
  • AITKIN ESY (Location: 306 2ND STREET NW; Grades: 1-12)

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Notable locations in Aitkin: Aitkin City Hall (A), Aitkin County Courthouse (B), Depot Museum (C), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Aitkin Area Office (D), Aitkin Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Aitkin include: Westside Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Saint John's Lutheran Church (C), Saint John's Episcopal Church (D), First lutheran Church (E), First Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Aitkin: Aitkin City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hazelwood Corporation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 800 Minnesota Avenue North).

Hotels: Ripple River Motel & RV Park (701 Minnesota Avenue South), Lakeview Inn On Dam Lake (33592 300th Place).

Court: Aitkin County - Aitkin- Court Administrator (217 2nd Street Northwest).

 
Aitkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

24.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aitkin and their reported violations in the past:

AITKIN (Address: 109 First Avenue Northwest , Population served: 1982, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-1997), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-1997), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-1997 to DEC-01-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-1998), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1995 and JUN-06-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-01-1995 to JUN-01-1995), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-1995), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-1995), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-26-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and JUN-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-01-1994 to JUN-01-1994), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-1994), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-26-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1996)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MALMO BAY LODGE (Address: 22783 - 327th Place , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-03-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2001), St Boil Water Order (MAY-30-2001), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2001), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-30-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2001), St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2001)
AITKIN MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 13 First Street NW , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-16-1996), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-1996), St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-16-1996), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-16-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-1996), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-1996)
SUNSET BAY RESORT (Address: 33857 Pioneer Avenue , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-1998)
RAYS BOAT DOCK (Address: 39945 State Highway 18 , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUN-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-30-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-30-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003)
TROTTER'S LAKESHORE RESORT (Address: 45104 - 228th Street , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-16-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-16-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-18-2001), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-18-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2002)
RABBIT LAKE TOWN HALL (Address: 25553 County Road 32 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-14-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-14-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-14-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-1998), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-03-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-03-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-1999)
RED INDIAN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-1998), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-10-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-10-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aitkin that have no violations reported:

  • RED DOOR RESORT AND MOTEL (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE INN (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNRISE CAFE (Address: HC 5, Box 285A, Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHERWOOD FOREST (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETE'S RETREAT AND FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHIL'S MYR-MAR MARINA (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITEWOOD RESORT (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOAF-N-LEISURE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MALMO MARKET (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBERTS GLAD POST 1727 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Aitkin, MN

People in group quarters in Aitkin in 2010:

  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Aitkin in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Aitkin compared to Minnesota state average:

Aitkin, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Aitkin (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank of Aitkin: Paulbecks County Market Branch at Red Oak Drive, branch established on 2007/03/01; Security State Bank Of Aitkin at 402 Minnesota Avenue North, branch established on 1947/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.4 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Agency Of Aitkin, Inc.
  • Peoples National Bank of Mora: Aitkin Branch at 15 Minnesota Avenue South, branch established on 1941/01/01. Info updated 2009/09/04: Bank assets: $156.9 mil, Deposits: $136.3 mil, headquarters in Mora, MN, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Aitkin Branch at 101 Minnesota Avenue North, branch established on 1900/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.8 mil, Deposits: $282.8 mil, headquarters in Brainerd, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Aitkin travel time to work - commute


Aitkin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Aitkin city (based on Aitkin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.47%
Here70.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.4%26.1%9.4%6.3%2.0%
Congregations32.6%8.7%8.7%15.2%8.7%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%0.9%0.6%2.3%
Congregations2.2%6.5%2.2%2.2%13.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Aitkin County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Aitkin County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Aitkin County:

8.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Aitkin County:

26.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,441$29,7640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,802
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,428$50,8560$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$401
Streets and Highways 3$12,350$49,4000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$317
Water Supply 2$9,071$54,4260$0
Electric Power 8$31,144$46,7160$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,421$29,6841$232
Totals for Government 25$92,855$44,5709$2,752

Aitkin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $237,000 ($112.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,466,000 ($1167.61)
    Liquor Stores: $783,000 ($370.74)
    Police Protection: $344,000 ($162.88)
    Regular Highways: $227,000 ($107.48)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($80.02)
    Fire Protection: $119,000 ($56.34)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($39.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $64,000 ($30.30)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($8.52)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($8.52)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($6.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($3.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $534,000 ($252.84)
    Withdrawals: $20,000 ($9.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($64.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $692,000 ($327.65)
    Regular Highways: $365,000 ($172.82)
    Air Transportation: $161,000 ($76.23)
    Fire Protection: $51,000 ($24.15)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($16.57)
    Liquor Stores: $7,000 ($3.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,027,000 ($959.75)

Aitkin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $56,000 ($26.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($8.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $26,000 ($12.31)
    From Other Government: $21,000 ($9.94)
    From Local Government: $12,000 ($5.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($17.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $138,000 ($65.34)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($54.45)
    Special Assessments: $38,000 ($17.99)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,848,000 ($1348.48)
    Liquor Stores: $820,000 ($388.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $573,000 ($271.31)
    General Support: $422,000 ($199.81)
    Highways: $9,000 ($4.26)
    Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($1.42)
  • Tax - Property: $372,000 ($176.14)
    NEC: $82,000 ($38.83)

Aitkin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,891,000 ($1368.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $800,000 ($378.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $655,000 ($310.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,878,000 ($1362.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $158,000 ($74.81)

Aitkin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,015,000 ($954.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $325,000 ($153.88)

7.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.09% ($39,750 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.94% ($54,708)
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.72% ($30,216)


7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Crow Wing County, MN  1.44% ($50,014 average AGI)
to Itasca County, MN  0.59% ($20,333)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($31,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aitkin:

  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aitkin:

  • KKIN-FM (94.3 FM; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Aitkin:

  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Aitkin fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 2002 08:40 PM, Us-169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 18, 2000 11:50 AM, Sr-210, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1999 02:32 PM, Sr-210, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1998 05:35 PM, Sr-210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 20, 1991 01:10 AM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $133,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,340
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,638
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 26,040

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aitkin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Aitkin, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aitkin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Aitkin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Aitkin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aitkin, MN

Most common first names in Aitkin, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9376.9 years
William7976.2 years
Robert5875.4 years
George5080.3 years
Mary4882.2 years
Donald4472.3 years
Carl4381.9 years
Helen4079.9 years
Arthur4079.9 years
James3672.7 years
Most common last names in Aitkin, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9582.2 years
Anderson4878.6 years
Carlson4575.8 years
Peterson3979.9 years
Nelson3775.1 years
Olson3679.0 years
Erickson2278.9 years
Larson2179.5 years
Smith2081.6 years
Berg1873.5 years
Businesses in Aitkin, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Nike1UPS2
RadioShack1
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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