About Carlton County MN
Carlton County is a county in the State of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 35,386. Its county seat is Carlton. The county was formed in 1857 and organized in 1870. It was named for Reuben B. Carlton, a member of the Minnesota Senate (1857–58). Part of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation lies in NE Carlton County.
Carlton County lies on the east side of Minnesota. Its east boundary line abuts the west boundary line of the state of Wisconsin. The Saint Louis River flows east-southeasterly through the county’s NE corner, discharging into Lake Superior as it exits the county. The Moose Horn River flows southwesterly through the central part of the county, discharging into the Kettle River SW of the county’s south boundary. The Nemadji River and the South Fork Nemadji River flow eastward through the eastern and SE part of the county, meeting a few miles east of the county’s eastern boundary before flowing to Lake Superior. The county terrain consists of low rolling hills, heavily wooded. The terrain slopes to the several river valleys; the NW corner lies at 1,329′ (405m) ASL, and a small hill 0.2 mile (0.35 km) west of Rogers Lake rises to 1,450′ (442m) ASL.
The county has a total area of 875 square miles (2,270 km), of which 861 square miles (2,230 km) is land and 14 square miles (36 km) (1.6%) is water.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 35,386 people residing in the county. 89.7% were White, 5.9% Native American, 1.4% Black or African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% of some other race and 2.4% of two or more races. 1.4% were Hispanic or Latino (of any race). 16.4% were of German, 13.5% Finnish, 8.9% Norwegian, 8.6% Swedish and 5.6% American ancestry.
As of the 2000 census, there were 31,671 people, 12,064 households, and 8,408 families in the county. The population density was 36.8/sqmi (14.2/km²). There were 13,721 housing units at an average density of 15.9/sqmi (6.15/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. 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.
The county population contained 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.
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.
Carlton County Minnesota neighborhoods include: Adrian, Afton, Aitkin, Akeley, Albany, Albertville, Alexandria, Alpha, Altura, Amboy, Andover, Angle Inlet, Annandale, Anoka, Appleton, Apple Valley, Arco, Arden Hills, Ashby, Atwater, Audubon, Austin, Avon, Backus, Bagley, Balaton, Barnesville, Battle Lake, Baudette, Baxter, Bayport, Beaver Creek, Becker, Belgrade, Bellechester, Belle Plaine, Belview, Bemidji, Bena, Benson, Bertha, Bethel, Bigelow, Big Falls, Big Lake, Birchdale, Blaine, Blomkest, Blooming Prairie, Bloomington, Bluffton, Bowlus, Braham, Brainerd, Brandon, Brewster, Brooklyn Park, Brook Park, Brooten, Browerville, Brownton, Buffalo, Burnsville, Burtrum, Byron, Callaway, Cambridge, Campbell, Canby, Cannon Falls, Canton, Carlos, Carver, Cass Lake, Cedar, Center City, Champlin, Chanhassen, Chaska, Chatfield, Chisago City, Circle Pines, Claremont, Clarissa, Clarkfield, Clear Lake, Clearwater, Climax, Clitherall, Clontarf, Cohasset, Cokato, Cold Spring, Cologne, Columbia Heights, Comfrey, Comstock, Cottage Grove, Cottonwood, Courtland, Crosby, Crosslake, Crystal, Cushing, Dakota, Dalbo, Dalton, Danvers, Dawson, Dayton, Deer Creek, Deer River, Deerwood, De Graff, Delano, Dellwood, Dennison, Dent, Detroit Lakes, Dilworth, Dodge Center, Dover, Duluth, Dundas, Dundee, Eagan, Eagle Bend, Eagle Lake, Echo, Eden Prairie, Eden Valley, Edgerton, Edina, Effie, Elgin, Elizabeth, Elko New Market, Elk River, Ellendale, Ellsworth, Emily, Erhard, Essig, Euclid, Evansville, Eveleth, Excelsior, Eyota, Fairfax, Falcon Heights, Faribault, Farmington, Farwell, Federal Dam, Felton, Fergus Falls, Fifty Lakes, Fisher, Foley, Forest Lake, Foreston, Fort Ripley, Fountain, Frazee, Freeport, Fridley, Frontenac, Fulda, Garden City, Garfield, Garrison, Garvin, Gaylord, Georgetown, Gheen, Ghent, Gibbon, Glencoe, Glenwood, Glyndon, Goodhue, Good Thunder, Granite Falls, Grasston, Green Isle, Grey Eagle, Hackensack, Hamburg, Hamel, Hammond, Hampton, Hanley Falls, Hanover, Hanska, Hardwick, Harmony, Harris, Hastings, Hawick, Hawley, Hayfield, Hendricks, Henning, Heron Lake, Hewitt, Hillman, Hills, Hinckley, Hitterdal, Hoffman, Holdingford, Holloway, Holmes City, Hopkins, Houston, Howard Lake, Hugo, Hutchinson, International Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Ironton, Isanti, Isle, Ivanhoe, Jackson, Janesville, Jasper, Jeffers, Jenkins, Jordan, Kabetogama, Kanaranzi, Kandiyohi, Kasson, Kellogg, Kenneth, Kensington, Kenyon, Kerkhoven, Kilkenny, Kimball, La Crescent, Lafayette, Lake Benton, Lake City, Lake Crystal, Lake Elmo, Lakefield, Lake George, Lakeland, Lakeland Shores, Lake Lillian, Lake Park, Lakeville, Lanesboro, Laporte, Leota, Lester Prairie, Le Sueur, Lewiston, Lindstrom, Lino Lakes, Lismore, Litchfield, Little Canada, Littlefork, Loman, Long Lake, Long Prairie, Longville, Lonsdale, Loretto, Lowry, Luverne, Lynd, Mabel, Madelia, Madison Lake, Magnolia, Mahtomedi, Mankato, Mantorville, Maple Grove, Maple Lake, Maple Plain, Mapleton, Margie, Marine On Saint Croix, Marshall, Mayer, Mazeppa, Medford, Melrose, Menahga, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Merrifield, Milaca, Milan, Millville, Milroy, Miltona, Minneapolis, Minneiska, Minneota, Minnesota City, Minnesota Lake, Minnetonka, Mizpah, Montevideo, Montgomery, Monticello, Montrose, Moorhead, Mora, Morgan, Morristown, Motley, Mound, Murdock, Nelson, Nerstrand, Nevis, New Brighton, New Germany, New Hope, New London, Newport, New Prague, New Richland, New Trier, New Ulm, New York Mills, Nicollet, Nisswa, North Branch, Northfield, North Mankato, North Oaks, Northome, Norwood Young America, Nowthen, Oakdale, Oak Island, Oak Park, Ogema, Ogilvie, Okabena, Oronoco, Orr, Osage, Osakis, Osseo, Ostrander, Ottertail, Outing, Owatonna, Parkers Prairie, Park Rapids, Paynesville, Pelican Rapids, Pemberton, Pennock, Pequot Lakes, Perham, Perley, Peterson, Pierz, Pillager, Pine Island, Pine River, Pipestone, Plainview, Plato, Ponsford, Porter, Preston, Princeton, Prinsburg, Prior Lake, Racine, Ramsey, Randolph, Ranier, Raymond, Reading, Reads Landing, Red Wing, Remer, Renville, Rice, Richfield, Richmond, Richville, Richwood, Robbinsdale, Rochert, Rochester, Rockford, Rogers, Rollingstone, Roosevelt, Rosemount, Roseville, Rothsay, Round Lake, Royalton, Rush City, Rushford, Rushmore, Russell, Ruthton, Sabin, Saint Anthony, Saint Augusta, Saint Bonifacius, Saint Charles, Saint Clair, Saint Cloud, Saint Francis, Saint James, Saint Joseph, Saint Michael, Saint Paul, Saint Paul Park, Saint Peter, Saint Stephen, Sanborn, Sandstone, Sargeant, Sartell, Sauk Centre, Sauk Rapids, Savage, Scandia, Sebeka, Shafer, Shakopee, Shoreview, Silver Lake, Sleepy Eye, Solway, South Haven, South Saint Paul, Spicer, Springfield, Spring Park, Spring Valley, Stacy, Stanchfield, Staples, Steen, Stewart, Stewartville, Stillwater, Sunburg, Sunfish Lake, Swanville, Swatara, Taunton, Taylors Falls, Tracy, Twin Valley, Tyler, Ulen, Underwood, Utica, Verdi, Vergas, Verndale, Vernon Center, Vesta, Victoria, Villard, Vining, Virginia, Wabasha, Waconia, Wadena, Wahkon, Waite Park, Walker, Waltham, Wanamingo, Warsaw, Waseca, Watertown, Waterville, Watkins, Waubun, Waverly, Wayzata, Webster, Welch, West Concord, West Lakeland, West Union, White Bear Lake, White Bear Lk, White Bear Township, Willernie, Williams, Willmar, Wilmont, Windom, Winona, Winsted, Winthrop, Wolf Lake, Wolverton, Woodbury, Wood Lake, Worthington, Wrenshall, Wykoff, Wyoming, Young America, Zimmerman, Zumbro Falls, Zumbrota
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