Aitkin County , Minnesota

Aitkin County: County in Minnesota, United States

Aitkin County locator map
Location of Aitkin County on Minnesota map.

About

Aitkin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,202 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Aitkin. The county was created 150 years ago in 1871.

Aitkin Co Courthouse image
Aitkin Co Courthouse
Aitkin Co Courthouse image

Geography

Aitkin County is located at 46°36'30"N 93°24'56"W (46.6082600, -93.4154300). It has 8 neighbors: Saint Louis County, Carlton County, Cass County, Crow Wing County, Itasca County, Kanabec County, Mille Lacs County and Pine County.

Aitkin County map

The largest city of Aitkin County is Aitkin with a population of 877. Other cities include, Hill City population 585, Glen population 443, Kimberly population 198 and Palisade population 169. See all Aitkin County cities & populated places.

Weather

Aitkin County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Aitkin County Quick Facts

Population : 15,848 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Area : 5168 km2
Water as percent of area : 8.7%
Land as percent of area : 91.3%
Named for : William Alexander Aitken
Altitude : 1,230 feet / 375 meters
Capital : Aitkin
Establishment : June 06, 1871
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:17:24 (19th September 2021)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.23% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Aitkin County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Aitkin County decreased by 2.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,202 - census
2011 16,170 -0.2% estimation process
2012 16,036 -0.84% estimation process
2013 15,872 -1.03% estimation process
2014 15,849 -0.15% estimation process
2015 15,852 0.02% estimation process
2016 15,754 -0.62% estimation process
2017 15,792 0.24% estimation process
2018 15,887 0.6% estimation process
2019 15,886 -0.01% estimation process
2020 15,848 -0.24% estimation process

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People born in Aitkin County (1)

Known as the "Eagle Lady" of Homer, Alaska Jean Keene was born in Aitkin County

Other places with the same name (1)

Aitkin County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Aitkin County.

City Name Population Title
Aitkin 877 City in and county seat of Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States
Hill City 585 City in Minnesota, United States
Balsam 558 Township in Aitkin County, Minnesota
Glen 443 Unincorporated community in Aitkin County, Minnesota
Malmo 335 Township in Minnesota, USA
Waukenabo 314 Township in Aitkin County, Minnesota
Ball Bluff 276 Township in Aitkin County, Minnesota
Wealthwood 264 Township in Aitkin County, Minnesota
Kimberly 198 Human settlement in United States of America
Palisade 169 City in Minnesota, United States
McGregor 108 City in Minnesota, United States
Tamarack 94 City in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States
McGrath 73 Human settlement in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States of America
Libby 45 Unincorporated community in Aitkin County, Minnesota

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota