Who lives in Aitkin County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 579 3.7%
5-9 years 857 5.4%
10-14 years 730 4.6%
15-17 years 489 3.1%
18-24 years 814 5.1%
25-34 years 1,199 7.6%
35-44 years 1,294 8.2%
45-54 years 1,926 12.2%
55-64 years 2,886 18.2%
65-74 years 2,908 18.4%
75-84 years 1,746 11.0%
85 years and older 406 2.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 8,053 50.9%
Female 7,781 49.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 15,011 94.8%
Of Color 823 5.2%
Black or African American 89 0.6%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 345 2.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 57 0.4%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 283 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino 214 1.4%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 15,255 100.0%
English only 14,831 97.2%
Language other than English 424 2.8%
Speaks English less than "very well" 78 0.5%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 15,655 100.0%
Population with a disability 3,307 21.1%
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Foreign-born residents 199 1.3%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 15,731 100.0%
Same residence 14,256 90.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 1,447 9.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. 28 0.2%

What's Aitkin County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 7,713 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,896 37.5%
$35,000-$49,999 1,280 16.6%
$50,000-$74,999 1,580 20.5%
$75,000-$99,999 930 12.1%
$100,000 or more 1,027 13.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $45,989 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 15,596 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,896 37.5%
With income below poverty 2,021 13.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,773 11.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,820 11.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 9,982 64.0%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 2,794 17.9%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 3,556 22.8%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 2,295 14.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 1,718 11.0%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 1,723 11.0%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 2,061 13.2%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 2,111 13.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,474 9.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 15,655 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 972 6.2%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 16,599 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 8,886 53.5%
Occupied housing units 7,713 46.5%
Average household size 2.0
Owner-occupied 6,346 38.2%
Average household size 2.0
Renter-occupied 1,367 8.2%
Average household size 2.1
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 3,712 22.4%
1970-1999 7,737 46.6%
1940-1969 3,531 21.3%
1939 or earlier 1,619 9.8%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 7,713 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 5,023 65.1%
With children under 18 years 1,534 19.9%
Married-couple family households 4,144 53.7%
With children under 18 years 937 12.1%
Single-person family households 879 11.4%
With children under 18 years 597 7.7%
Nonfamily households 2,690 34.9%
Householder living alone 2,323 30.1%
65 years and over 1,170 15.2%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,554 20.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 3,428 44.4%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 2,642 34.3%
Moved in 2000-2009 2,564 33.2%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,381 17.9%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,126 14.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 7,419 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 2,320 31.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 6,288 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 1,756 27.9%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,131 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 564 49.9%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,149
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $663
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 436 5.7%
1 vehicle available 2,301 29.8%
2 vehicles available 2,968 38.5%
3 or more vehicles available 2,008 26.0%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 6,114 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 5,440 89.0%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 649 10.6%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 5,777 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,191 20.6%
10-19 minutes 1,646 28.5%
20-29 minutes 984 17.0%
30 minutes or longer 1,956 33.9%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 12,365 100.0%
Less than high school 1,111 9.0%
High school diploma or GED 4,665 37.7%
Some college or associate’s degree 4,432 35.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 1,509 12.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 648 5.2%
High school graduate or higher 11,254 91.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,157 17.4%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 8,030 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 5,503 68.5%
Civilian labor force 5,869 100.0%
Unemployed 366 6.2%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 6,393 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 1,390 21.7%
Age 30 to 54 2,978 46.6%
Age 55 or older 2,025 31.7%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 1,955 30.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 2,217 34.7%
$40,000 or more per year 2,221 34.7%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 784 12.3%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 61 1.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 216 3.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 107 1.7%
Construction 389 6.1%
Educational services 597 9.3%
Finance and insurance 168 2.6%
Health care and social assistance 1,165 18.2%
Information 65 1.0%
Management of companies and enterprises 44 0.7%
Manufacturing 586 9.2%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 61 1.0%
Other services (excluding public administration) 242 3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 150 2.3%
Public administration 441 6.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 81 1.3%
Retail trade 838 13.1%
Transportation and warehousing 193 3.0%
Utilities 82 1.3%
Wholesale trade 150 2.3%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 6,074 95.0%
Black or African American alone 67 1.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 140 2.2%
Asian alone 42 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 69 1.1%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 389 6.1%
High school or equivalent, no college 1,623 25.4%
Some college or associate degree 1,942 30.4%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,049 16.4%