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Grand Marais is a city in Cook County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from French for "great marsh."
The latitude of Grand Marais is 47.750N. The longitude is -90.334W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,427.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grand Marais demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55604 ZIP code.
21% of Grand Marais residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Marais ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Marais was $21,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Grand Marais residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Grand Marais, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.
Libraries in Grand Marais include Grand Marais Public Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WMLS.
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Marais political report.
The average commute time for Grand Marais workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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Cons: Slow to change or consider new ideas
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