Profile for Eveleth, Minnesota, MN
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"Home of the world's largest hockey stick"
Eveleth is a city in Saint Louis County, in the Duluth metro area.
The community was named for Erwin Eveleth, timber company employee
The latitude of Eveleth is 47.462N. The longitude is -92.539W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,742.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Eveleth demographic reports
Developed after the discovery of iron in the area in 1892
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Eveleth received national attention for October 2002 death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., in an airplane crash here. Seven others, including his wife and daughter, also died
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "North Country"
Nearby parks & recreation:
St. Mary's Lake, Ely Lake Park
Historic sites and museums: Hockey Hall of Fame
Colleges and universities:
Range Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
15% of Eveleth residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eveleth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eveleth was $16,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Eveleth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Eveleth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $569.
Libraries in Eveleth include Eveleth Public Library ... View libraries
Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eveleth political report.
The average commute time for Eveleth workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Eveleth include Days Inn Eveleth, Super 8.
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