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Kettle River is a city in Carlton County, in the Duluth metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Kettle River. For links to other places called Kettle River, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kettle River is 46.486N. The longitude is -92.878W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 172.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kettle River demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carlton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55757 ZIP code.
21% of Kettle River residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kettle River ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kettle River was $15,620, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Kettle River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kettle River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $208. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.
Carlton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kettle River political report.
The average commute time for Kettle River workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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