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Aitkin is a township in Aitkin County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Aitkin. For links to other places called Aitkin, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Aitkin is 46.557N. The longitude is -93.751W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,191 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 642.
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34% of Aitkin residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aitkin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aitkin was $18,896, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Aitkin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Aitkin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $133. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $860.
Aitkin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aitkin political report.
The average commute time for Aitkin workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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