Aitkin is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,985 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Aitkin is the 244th largest community in Minnesota.
Aitkin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Aitkin is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aitkin who work in sales jobs (11.33%), healthcare suport services (11.21%), and management occupations (8.65%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.38 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Aitkin are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.92% of adults in Aitkin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Aitkin in 2018 was $18,322, which is low income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,288 for a family of four.
The people who call Aitkin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aitkin residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Aitkin include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Aitkin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Serbo-Croatian.