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Carlton County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 35,931 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 31,671 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,446
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,365
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,892
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,727 (it was 2,172 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

27%

Land area: 860 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carlton County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (21.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Carlton County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 18,748  (52.2%)
Females: 17,183  (47.8%)
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Carlton County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Carlton County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,702 ($40,021 in 1999)

This county:

$57,702
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $653 (lower quartile is $405, upper quartile is $819)
This county:

$653
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $177,956 (it was $86,200 in 2000)
Carlton:

$177,956
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,225 - $246,160
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,274
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

Institutionalized population: 1,458

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 218
  • Auto thefts: 27

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 266
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 134 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2012: 72 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $221,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,103 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,898 (1.2%)

Carlton County household income distribution in 2009 Carlton County home values distribution Carlton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.9%
Carlton County:

11.9%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 28.1 years old, Asian residents: 24.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old, Other race residents: 37.8 years old)

Area name: Duluth, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carlton County is $427 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cloquet, Moose Lake, Esko, Scanlon, Carlton, Barnum, Mahtowa, Wrenshall, Kettle River, Thomson.

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

2012 air pollution in Carlton County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Ashland County, Wisconsin , Walla Walla County, Washington , Sioux County, North Dakota , Morrison County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 411 (60.1% naturalized citizens)

Carlton County:

1.1%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 111
  • 2000 to 2009: 95
  • 1990 to 1999: 79
  • 1980 to 1989: 57
  • 1970 to 1979: 79
  • Before 1970: 213
Note: State values scaled to Carlton County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.1%

Carlton County marital status for males Carlton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,826
  • One, attached: 182
  • Two: 249
  • 3 or 4: 338
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 301
  • 20 to 49: 334
  • 50 or more: 267
  • Mobile homes: 1,273
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Carlton County with a mortgage: 6,699 (146 second mortgage, 898 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,838

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carlton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6326
Mainline Protestant5,48518
Evangelical Protestant4,74030
Other1383
None19,391-
Carlton County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Carlton County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Carlton County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carlton County:

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Carlton County:

27.2%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Carlton County:

Average size of farms: 188 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,337
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,047
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,577
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 15.87%
Corn for grain: 585 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Earthquake activity:

Carlton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from Carlton County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 370.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.3 miles away from Carlton County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 346.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2012 to June 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4069: July 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4069, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 25, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-350: August 25, 1972, FEMA Id: 350, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-347: August 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 347, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Carlton County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (15%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Malaysia (10%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Other Northern Europe (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carlton County (%):

  • American (25%)
  • German (12%)
  • Finnish (10%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)

Carlton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,648 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,323 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 71 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 441 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 860 (6.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Carlton County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 861 people in state prisons
  • 315 people in nursing homes
  • 100 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Carlton County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 1,020 people in state prisons
  • 341 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 269 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 127 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 108 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 55 people in college/university student housing
  • 46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,834.

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($29,571 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($9,325 average AGI)
Carlton County:

1.40%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MN  2.01% ($38,230 average AGI)
from Pine County, MN  0.35% ($34,043)
from Douglas County, WI  0.27% ($31,571)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.15% ($37,400)
from Anoka County, MN  0.14% ($51,444)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.11% ($28,400)
from Chisago County, MN  0.11% ($23,929)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.58% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($22,538 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($14,097 average AGI)
Carlton County:

1.55%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MN  1.64% ($32,319 average AGI)
to Pine County, MN  0.42% ($35,400)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($31,233)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.16% ($31,190)
to Douglas County, WI  0.12% ($31,813)
to Dakota County, MN  0.10% ($29,000)
to Anoka County, MN  0.08% ($29,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Carlton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Carlton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Carlton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carlton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carlton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,024 (5,024 aged, 1,000 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 559 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Carlton County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (340)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (335)
  • Unspecified dementia (266)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (257)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (208)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (204)
  • Congestive heart failure (184)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (115)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (88)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.95
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,695
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 710
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,658

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,129
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,931
  • In family households: 28,228 (4,962 male householders, 3,745 female householders)
    6,815 spouses, 10,105 children (9,226 natural, 233 adopted, 655 stepchildren), 657 grandchildren, 151 brothers or sisters, 482 parents, 336 other relatives, 1,006 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,920 (2,278 male householders (1,810 living alone)), 2,361 female householders (2,051 living alone)), 1,278 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,741

Size of family households: 4,105 2-persons, 1,778 3-persons, 1,713 4-persons, 812 5-persons, 183 6-persons, 129 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,861 1-person, 606 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 81 4-persons.

5,095 married couples with children.
2,353 single-parent households (1,106 men, 1,247 women).

96.2% of residents of Carlton speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $195,745,000 ($5,819 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,879,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,129,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,600,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,272,000
Federal grants: $61,608,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,360,000 ($120,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,776,000 ($1,523,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,254,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,916,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,776,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,983
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,686
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,026
Here +60 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Carlton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 377
  • 2010 to 2013: 303
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,696
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,899
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,626
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,435
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,355
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,660
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,011
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,670
Note: State values scaled to Carlton population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carlton County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carlton County population
  • 1 room: 66
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 336
  • 4 rooms: 1,219
  • 5 rooms: 2,204
  • 6 rooms: 2,380
  • 7 rooms: 1,524
  • 8 rooms: 1,009
  • 9+ rooms: 1,734
  • 1 room: 216
  • 2 rooms: 217
  • 3 rooms: 559
  • 4 rooms: 619
  • 5 rooms: 649
  • 6 rooms: 286
  • 7 rooms: 135
  • 8 rooms: 94
  • 9+ rooms: 64
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carlton County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carlton County population
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 429
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,368
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,167
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,937
  • 5+ bedrooms: 548
  • no bedroom: 220
  • 1 bedroom: 777
  • 2 bedrooms: 911
  • 3 bedrooms: 743
  • 4 bedrooms: 138
  • 5+ bedrooms: 43
Cars and other vehicles available in Carlton County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carlton County population
  • no vehicle: 245
  • 1 vehicle: 2,316
  • 2 vehicles: 4,426
  • 3 vehicles: 2,331
  • 4 vehicles: 869
  • 5+ vehicles: 353
  • no vehicle: 425
  • 1 vehicle: 1,392
  • 2 vehicles: 900
  • 3 vehicles: 71
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

90% of Carlton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Minnesota.

Carlton County:

90.0%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,831
  • Other state: 5,435
  • Northeast: 381
  • Midwest: 3,375
  • South: 682
  • West: 1,001

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carlton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.7%)
  • Electricity (12.8%)
  • Wood (9.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Electricity (32.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.2%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 208
Here:

5.5%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

6.5%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 269
Here:

14.9%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Carlton County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,740,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $9,235,000
    Regular Highways: $3,557,000
    Police Protection: $2,510,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,984,000
    Financial Administration: $1,958,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,672,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $784,000
    Central Staff Services: $680,000
    General - Other: $675,000
    General Public Buildings: $531,000
    Parks & Recreation: $205,000
    Libraries: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $81,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,670,000

Carlton County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,015,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $228,000
    Highways: $204,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,331,000
    Interest Earnings: $374,000
    Special Assessments: $270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,882,000
    Highways: $3,783,000
    General Support: $2,559,000
    All Other: $2,124,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,984,000
    NEC: $64,000

Carlton County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,920,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,445,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $475,000

Carlton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,607,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 528
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 491
  • Number of recipients under 18: 72
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 379
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 77
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 191
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 248
Carlton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Carlton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED129$130,953209$126,325931$151,250114$49,6751$388,00090$114,88944$104,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$126,00011$159,27373$156,12312$65,3330$03$183,0005$118,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$96,09531$105,000259$159,76147$50,1490$017$120,35317$136,471
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$117,54526$131,500191$169,97413$68,6150$015$170,0676$92,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$99,0002$84,00060$157,48311$68,3640$05$163,6009$118,889
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$180,21232$193,8132$129,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$122,7149$156,4441$158,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$191,7144$184,0002$171,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$233,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$187,5000$01$166,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Carlton County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21677.5 years
William13476.8 years
George11876.5 years
Robert11571.6 years
Mary10181.4 years
Helen9580.6 years
Anna9387.1 years
Edward9175.5 years
Charles9075.8 years
Arthur8678.5 years
Most common last names in Carlton County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson30077.6 years
Anderson16978.2 years
Peterson10077.1 years
Olson9077.1 years
Carlson8877.2 years
Nelson7877.8 years
Erickson6979.4 years
Larson5280.5 years
Smith4275.5 years
Swanson3877.4 years
Businesses in Carlton County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Alco Stores1Maurices1
AmericInn3McDonald's1
Applebee's1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Subway3
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen2True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
Goodwill1Walmart1
H&R Block2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

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