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

The community was named for explorer Archibald M. Chisholm.

The latitude of Chisholm is 47.489N. The longitude is -92.883W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,535 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,822.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,472
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chisholm demographic reports
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "North Country"
Setting for 1989 movie, "Field of Dreams"
Well-known residents have included:
· John Shuster, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (men's curling)
· Shawn Rojeski, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (men's curling)
Local festivals include:
  • Polkafest - June 22-24, 2007
  • Saint Louis County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
  • Fire Days - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Iron Range Blast - June 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Chisholm web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Minnesota Museum of Mining, Ironworld Discovery Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Chisholm 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 55719 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Chisholm residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chisholm ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chisholm was $16,204, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Chisholm residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Chisholm festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Chisholm, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $624.


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Libraries in Chisholm include Chisholm Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Chisholm include KRII.

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

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The average commute time for Chisholm workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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