Carlton County

Carlton County, Minnesota

PO Box 190
Carlton, MN 55718
Phone: (218) 384-4281
Fax: (218) 384-9182

On central-eastern border of MN, south of Duluth; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Pine County. Name Origin: For Reuben B. Carlton (1812-62), farmer and blacksmith for Ojibway Indians and MN state legislator

Area (sq mi):: 875.23 (land 860.33; water 14.90) Population per square mile: 39.50
Population 2005: 34,026 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 7.40%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 31,671 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,073; median household $40,021; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,911-$25,272
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cloquet (11,463)

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    Such talks, stemming from her mother's work as jail administrator for the Carlton County sheriff and her grandfather's as a Duluth police detective, fueled Zauhar's interest in becoming a lawyer.
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    The Four Hills Of Life by co-authors Thomas Peacock (A professor of education at University OF Minnesota Duluth) and Marlene Wisuri (Director Of The Carlton County Historical Society in Cloquet, Minnesota) is a compilation of Ojibwe wisdom, especially as relating to the four stages of the journey of life - early childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.
    of South Florida) and photographer Wisuri (director, Carlton County Society, Minnesota) tell the Ojibwe story about the path people walk from birth to childhood, adolescence to adulthood, and old age to death.
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