Aitkin is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,001 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Aitkin is the 244th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Aitkin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Aitkin are a mix of both white- and blue-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%).
One of the benefits of Aitkin is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.38 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Aitkin rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.92% of adults 25 and older in Aitkin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Aitkin in 2010 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.