Cloquet is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 12,075 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cloquet is the 85th largest community in Minnesota.
Cloquet is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cloquet is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cloquet who work in office and administrative support (11.09%), food service (8.49%), and management occupations (7.89%).
One of the benefits of Cloquet is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.55 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, Cloquet is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.92% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cloquet in 2010 was $22,989, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,956 for a family of four. However, Cloquet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cloquet is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cloquet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cloquet residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cloquet include Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Cloquet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Chinese.