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Carlton County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Carlton County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Carlton
Largest city Cloquet
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

875 sq mi (2,267 km²)
860 sq mi (2,228 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 1.70%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31,671
37/sq mi (14/km²)
Founded May 23, 1857 [1]
Named for Reuben B. Carlton, one of the first settlers in the area.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.carlton.mn.us

Carlton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 31,671. Its county seat is Carlton[1]. A portion of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation is in the county. Carlton County is included by the U.S. Census Bureau in the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 875 square miles (2,267 km²), of which 860 square miles (2,228 km²) is land and 15 square miles (39 km²) (1.70%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1940 24,212
1950 24,584 1.5%
1960 27,932 13.6%
1970 28,072 0.5%
1980 29,936 6.6%
1990 29,259 −2.3%
2000 31,671 8.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 31,671 people, 12,064 households, and 8,408 families residing in the county. The population density was 37 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 13,721 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.75% White, 0.97% Black or African American, 5.19% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.5% were of German, 16.9% Finnish, 12.5% Norwegian, 11.8% Swedish and 5.8% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.5% spoke English, 1.8% Finnish and 1.1% Spanish as their first language.

There were 12,064 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.20 males.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,021, and the median income for a family was $48,406. Males had a median income of $38,788 versus $25,555 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,073. About 5.40% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.20% of those under age 18 and 9.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized
townships
Unincorporated communities

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 46°35′N 92°41′W / 46.59°N 92.68°W / 46.59; -92.68


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Carlton County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Carlton County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded May 23, 1857 [1]
Seat Carlton
Largest City Cloquet
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.70%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31671
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.carlton.mn.us
Named for: Reuben B. Carlton, one of the first settlers in the area.

Carlton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 31,671. Its county seat is Carlton6. A portion of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation is in the county. Carlton County is included by the U.S. Census Bureau in the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,267 km² (875 sq mi). 2,228 km² (860 sq mi) of it is land and 39 km² (15 sq mi) of it (1.70%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,671 people, 12,064 households, and 8,408 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (37/sq mi). There were 13,721 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.75% White, 0.97% Black or African American, 5.19% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.5% were of German, 16.9% Finnish, 12.5% Norwegian, 11.8% Swedish and 5.8% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.5% spoke English, 1.8% Finnish and 1.1% Spanish as their first language.

There were 12,064 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.20 males.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,021, and the median income for a family was $48,406. Males had a median income of $38,788 versus $25,555 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,073. About 5.40% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.20% of those under age 18 and 9.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized
townships
Unorganized communities

External links

 
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Core cities
Duluth° (MN) · Superior° (WI)
Surrounding municipalities
(over 10,000)
Cloquet° (MN) 11,463
(under 10,000)
Carlton° (MN) · Hermantown° (MN) · Oliver (WI) · Parkland* (WI) · Proctor° (MN) · Scanlon° (MN) · Superior (WI) · Superior* (WI)
Counties
Carlton (MN) · Douglas (WI) · St. Louis (MN)
*town village °city §CDP

Coordinates: 46°35′N 92°41′W / 46.59, -92.68

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