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Taconite is a city in Itasca County.
The latitude of Taconite is 47.312N. The longitude is -93.381W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,398 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 315.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taconite demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Itasca 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 55786 ZIP code.
16% of Taconite residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taconite ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taconite was $16,357, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Taconite residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taconite, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $555.
Itasca County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taconite political report.
The average commute time for Taconite workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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