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Tower is a city in Saint Louis County, in the Duluth metro area.
The community was named for Charlemagne Tower, Philadelphia businessman who promoted the local iron industry
The latitude of Tower is 47.805N. The longitude is -92.274W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,394 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 469.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tower 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 55790 ZIP code.
12% of Tower residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tower ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tower was $17,169, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Tower residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tower, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.
Newspapers in Tower include Ely Timberjay
Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tower political report.
The average commute time for Tower workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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