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Population in 2012: 1,344 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 

Males: 636  (47.4%)
Females: 708  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  48.4 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55604.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,844 (it was $33,493 in 2000)
Grand Marais:

$41,844
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,976

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,723 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Grand Marais:

$192,723
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $209,109; Detached houses: $216,172; In 2-unit structures: $242,857; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,689

Median gross rent in 2012: $526.

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  • White alone - 1,076 (91.5%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (5.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Marais: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.2%), Norwegian (13.0%), Swedish (9.8%), English (9.3%), Irish (7.3%), Scottish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 688 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 503 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Grand Marais:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Marais city:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,190 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,346 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (107.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (234.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lutsen, MN (4.2 miles) , Finland, MN (7.0 miles) , Silver Bay, MN (7.4 miles ), Beaver Bay, MN (7.5 miles) , Russell, WI (7.9 miles ), La Pointe, WI (8.2 miles ), Bayfield, WI (8.3 miles ), Winton, MN (8.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $144,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.75 N, Longitude: 90.34 W

Area code: 218

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Crime rates in Grand Marais (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Grand Marais (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +244 (+22.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Grand Marais:

  • COOK COUNTY NORTHSHORE HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 515 5TH AVE WEST)
  • COOK CO NORTHSHORE HOSP AND CANDNC (Nursing Home, 515 - 5TH AVENUE WEST)
  • COOK COUNTY NO SHORE HOSPITAL C NC (Nursing Home, GUNFLINT TRAIL)

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Airports and other landing facilities located in Grand Marais:


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Local government website: ci.grand-marais.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Marais:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 95 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 105 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 106 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Lake Superior College (about 109 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 109 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 162 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 207 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)

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Library in Grand Marais:

  • GRAND MARAIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $251,585; Location: 104 2ND AVENUE W.; 19,184 books; 15,555 e-books; 818 audio materials; 1,334 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Grand Marais: Grand Marais Historical Society (A), Go-Fer Campground (B), Grand Marais Marina (C), Gunflint District Ranger Station (D), Grand Marais Campground (E), Grand Marais Public Library (F), Cook County Law Endorcement (G), Grand Morais Public Library (H), Grand Marais Volunteer Fire Department (I), Cook County Courthouse (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Marais include: Unitarian Universalist Church (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), Evangelical Free Church (E), Saint John's Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grand Marais include: Grand Marais Wayside Park (1), Grand Marais Geological Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: North House Folk School (Amusement & Theme Parks; 500 West Highway 61), Grand Marais Visitor Information Center (Tours & Charters; 13 North Broadway).

Hotels: Best Western Superior Inn (Highway 61 East), Mangy Moose Motel (Highway 61), Shoreline (80 South Broadway), Gunflint Motel (101 West 5th Street), Aspen Lodge (310 East Highway 61), Outpost Motel (2935 East Highway 61), Naniboujou Lodge & Restaurant (20 Naniboujou Trail), Seawall Motel (301 West Highway 61), Shoreline Motel (20 South Broadway).

 
Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

NANIBOUJOU LODGE (Address: 20 Naniboujou Trail , Population served: 200, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JAN-01-2003 and FEB-01-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-15-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-15-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-15-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-1998), St BCA signed (APR-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2000. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2000), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WILDERNESS CANOE BASE (Address: 12477 Gunflint Trail , Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between MAY-01-2004 and JUN-01-2004. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between AUG-01-2003 and SEP-01-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-01-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2003), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUN-01-2001 and JUL-01-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2001)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUN-01-1999 and JUL-01-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2003. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2003. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-10-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2002. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2001. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2001. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2001)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
PINCUSHION MOUNTAIN BED AND BREAKFAST (Address: 968 Gunflint Trail , Population served: 25, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2003. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2003. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2000. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2000), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SEAGULL OUTFITTERS (Address: 12208 Gunflint Trail , Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUN-01-2002 and JUL-01-2002. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2002)
OUTPOST MOTEL (Address: 2935 East Highway 61 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-18-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NOR'WESTER LODGE & CANOE (Address: 7778 Gunflint Trail , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2003), St Boil Water Order (AUG-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-27-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-27-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2003)
SUPERIOR NORTH CANOE OUTFITTER (Address: 84 Sag Lake Trail , Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-01-2002. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2002)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JUL-01-1999 and AUG-01-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-1999), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-1999)
LOON LAKE LODGE (Address: 65 Loon Lake Road , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • GRAND MARAIS (Population served: 1464, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • TUSCARORA LODGE & CANOE OUTFIT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEDGEWOOD MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBERLUND'S CABINS (Address: P.O. Box 312, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OKONTOE FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 74.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grand Marais, MN

40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Grand Marais compared to Minnesota state average:

Grand Marais, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Grand Marais (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank of Aitkin: Detached Facility at 6 Wisconsin Street, branch established on 1994/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.4 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, headquarters in Aitkin, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Agency Of Aitkin, Inc.
  • Grand Marais State Bank: at 211 East Highway 61, branch established on 1916/09/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $74.0 mil, Deposits: $66.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Marais, Minnesota:

  • Best Western Plus Superior Inn & Suites, 104 1st Avenue E, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (218) 387-2240, Fax: (218) 387-2244
  • Aspen Lodge The, 310 East Hwy 61 E, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (800) 247-6020, Fax: (218) 387-2307
  • Lund's Motel, 919 Hwy 61 W, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (218) 387-2155
  • The Shoreline, 20 S Broadway, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (218) 387-2633, Fax: (218) 387-2499
  • Super 8, 1711 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (800) 247-6020
  • Grand Marais Inn / Tomteboda Log Cabins, 1800 West Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604 , Phone: (800) 622-2622, Fax: (218) 387-1061
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Marais, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Grand Marais travel time to work - commute


Grand Marais mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Grand Marais city (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.37%
Here47.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents45.0%21.9%13.7%8.0%11.4%
Congregations33.3%16.7%8.3%8.3%33.3%
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: 4
Cook County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Cook County:

11.14 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

29.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

27.5%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
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$11,637$46,5480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,145
Streets and Highways 3$9,888$39,5520$0
Sewerage 3$9,700$38,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,547$39,7134$4,012
Water Supply 1$3,844$46,1280$0
Electric Power 3$11,960$47,8400$0
Local Libraries 2$6,166$36,9963$5,903
Other and Unallocable 3$9,093$36,3728$5,194
Totals for Government 23$78,835$41,13120$17,254

Grand Marais government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,430,000 ($1063.99)
    Liquor Stores: $930,000 ($691.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $683,000 ($508.18)
    Sewerage: $413,000 ($307.29)
    General - Other: $304,000 ($226.19)
    Water Utilities: $191,000 ($142.11)
    Libraries: $168,000 ($125.00)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($105.65)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($105.65)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($104.17)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($20.09)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($20.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($75.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $114,000 ($84.82)
    Electric Utilities: $91,000 ($67.71)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($34.97)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($21.58)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($16.37)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($14.88)
    Liquor Stores: $15,000 ($11.16)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($2.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $418,000 ($311.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Grand Marais government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $657,000 ($488.84)
    Sewerage: $438,000 ($325.89)
    All Other: $57,000 ($42.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($55.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($56.55)
    Special Assessments: $68,000 ($50.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($44.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,489,000 ($1107.89)
    Liquor Stores: $1,104,000 ($821.43)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($163.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $366,000 ($272.32)
    All Other: $16,000 ($11.90)
  • Tax - Property: $473,000 ($351.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000 ($99.70)
    Public Utilities: $58,000 ($43.15)
    NEC: $18,000 ($13.39)

Grand Marais government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,223,000 ($1654.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,095,000 ($1558.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $128,000 ($95.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,243,000 ($2412.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($167.41)

7.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.07% ($26,875 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.58% ($51,538)
from Lake County, MN  0.44% ($20,800)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 St. Louis County, MN  0.86% ($16,579 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.59% ($26,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Marais:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Marais:

  • WTIP (90.7 FM; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: COOK COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO CORP.)
  • K220BI (91.9 FM; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • K288BF (105.5 FM; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • K261CJ (100.1 FM; LUTSEN, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WXXZ (95.3 FM; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Marais:

  • K63BI (Channel 63; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K65BJ (Channel 65; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • W61AF (Channel 61; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K67CT (Channel 67; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)

Grand Marais fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 2011 03:06 PM, Cr 12 0416000012, Lat: 47.76261667, Lon: -90.34190278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,250
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,250



Most common first names in Grand Marais, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2277.0 years
William2077.7 years
Robert1774.2 years
Carl1677.9 years
Mary1679.7 years
James1464.1 years
Frank1480.8 years
Donald1173.6 years
George1177.8 years
Charles1185.2 years
Most common last names in Grand Marais, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3882.5 years
Johnson3880.8 years
Smith2277.4 years
Nelson1480.9 years
Peterson1377.0 years
Backlund1278.6 years
Linnell1176.5 years
Jackson1181.6 years
Hedstrom1078.1 years
Croft880.3 years
Businesses in Grand Marais, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Best Western1UPS1
Dairy Queen1YMCA1
FedEx1
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  • Keith Morris (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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