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Aitkin, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Aitkin had a population of 2,031 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Aitkin is located at latitude 46.533 and longitude -93.7103 in Aitkin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aitkin encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Aitkin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The City of Aitkin (GNIS ID: 2393894) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aitkin: City of Aitkin.

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Aitkin, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Aitkin, MN Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Aitkin, MN Wealth Index is 59
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,031 (100%)
Population in Households 1,896 (93.4%)
Population in Families 1,401 (69.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 135 ( 6.6%)
Population Density 887
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,261
Average Household Income $55,795
Per Capita Income $24,280
Wealth Index4 59

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $140,385
Housing Affordability Index3 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 866
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 485
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.24% -0.23%
Households -0.22% -0.23%
Families 0.53% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Aitkin, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aitkin to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 261 71st
Population Density # 335 63rd
Diversity Index # 512 43rd
Median Household Income # 869 4th
Per Capita Income # 793 12th

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