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Palisade, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Palisade, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°42′46″N 93°29′22″W / 46.71278°N 93.48944°W / 46.71278; -93.48944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
 - Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,237 ft (377 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 118
 - Density 259.9/sq mi (100.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56469
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-49498[1]
GNIS feature ID 0649121[2]

Palisade is a city in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 118 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 232, County Highway 3, and County Highway 5 are three of the main routes in the community. U.S. Route 169 and Minnesota State Highways 65 and 210 are nearby.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 118 people, 53 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 259.9 people per square mile (101.2/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 147.6/sq mi (57.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.85% Native American, and 0.85% from two or more races. 23.5% were of German, 23.5% Norwegian, 11.8% French, 8.8% Pennsylvania German and 5.9% Scottish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 53 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,702. There were no families and 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 29.4% of those over 64.


Coordinates: 46°42′48″N 93°29′19″W / 46.71333°N 93.48861°W / 46.71333; -93.48861



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