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Biwabik is a city in Saint Louis County, in the Duluth metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian for iron, metal.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Biwabik. For links to other places called Biwabik, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Biwabik is 47.533N. The longitude is -92.34W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,450 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 922.


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Median household income
Local
$28,359
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Biwabik demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Spring Carnival - March 17-18, 2007
  • Weihnachtsfest - Dec. 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Biwabik web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Giants Ridge Recreational Area, Embarrass Lake

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Biwabik demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Louis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Duluth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55708 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Biwabik residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Biwabik ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Biwabik was $16,182, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Biwabik residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Biwabik, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $541.


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Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Biwabik political report.

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The average commute time for Biwabik workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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