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"Taconite capital of the world"
Mountain Iron is a city in Saint Louis County, in the Duluth metro area.
The community was named for the Mountain Iron Mine
The latitude of Mountain Iron is 47.532N. The longitude is -92.623W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,486 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,976.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mountain Iron 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 55768 ZIP code.
13% of Mountain Iron residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mountain Iron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mountain Iron was $18,761, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Mountain Iron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mountain Iron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Libraries in Mountain Iron include Mountain Iron Public Library ... View libraries
Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mountain Iron political report.
The average commute time for Mountain Iron workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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