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Balsam is a township in Aitkin County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Balsam. For links to other places called Balsam, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Balsam is 46.805N. The longitude is -93.12W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,260 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 34.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Balsam was $8,973, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Balsam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Balsam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425.
Aitkin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Balsam political report.
The average commute time for Balsam workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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