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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.


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Median household income
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$44,853
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Balkan demographic reports

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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.

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11% of Balkan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Balkan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.


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

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

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