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Balkan is a township in Saint Louis County, in the Duluth metro area.
The latitude of Balkan is 47.562N. The longitude is -92.856W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,499 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 811.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Balkan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Louis 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 55719 ZIP code.
14% of Balkan residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Balkan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Balkan was $21,570, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Balkan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Balkan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Balkan political report.
The average commute time for Balkan workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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