Kanabec County

Kanabec County, Minnesota

18 N Vine St
Mora, MN 55051
Phone: (320) 679-6466
Fax: (320) 679-6431
www.kanabeccounty.org

In east-central MN, north of Minneapolis; established Mar 13, 1858 from Pine County. Name Origin: For the meandering Snake River, which flows through the county; from the Ojibway word for 'snake.'

Area (sq mi):: 533.38 (land 524.93; water 8.45) Population per square mile: 30.90
Population 2005: 16,215 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 17.10% Population 2000: 14,996 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,741; median household $38,520; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,673-$22,553
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Papers in Minnesota are The Kanabec County Times in Mora, The Star in Cambridge, the Pine City Pioneer, and the Country Messenger in Scandia.