Minnesota Carlton County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Carlton County, Minnesota. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Minnesota Carlton County.

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1. Library System CARLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 310 Chestnut Street, Carlton, MN 55718
Phone Number: (218) 384-3322 Carlton 12,300 4,500

2. Central Library CARLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 214 Chestnut St, Carlton, MN 55718
Phone Number: (218) 384-3322 Carlton N/A N/A

3. Central Library CLOQUET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 14th St, Cloquet, MN 55720
Phone Number: (218) 879-1531 Carlton N/A N/A

4. Library System CLOQUET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 320 14th St, Cloquet, MN 55720
Phone Number: (218) 879-1531 Carlton 138,341 103,288

5. Library System MOOSE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 313 Elm Avenue, Moose Lake, MN 55767
Phone Number: (218) 485-4424 Carlton 59,085 22,890

6. Central Library MOOSE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 313 Elm Avenue, Moose Lake, MN 55767
Phone Number: (218) 485-4424 Carlton N/A N/A

Overview of Carlton County, Minnesota

Carlton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 31,671. Its county seat is Carlton. A portion of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation is in the county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,267 km² (875 mi²). 2,228 km² (860 mi²) of it is land and 39 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.70% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Louis County, Minnesota (north and northeast)
  • Douglas County, Wisconsin (southeast)
  • Pine County, Minnesota (south)
  • Aitkin County, Minnesota (west)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 31,671 people, 12,064 households, and 8,408 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (37/mi²). There are 13,721 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.75% White, 0.97% Black or African American, 5.19% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 12,064 households out of which 32.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% are non-families. 26.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $40,021, and the median income for a family is $48,406. Males have a median income of $38,788 versus $25,555 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,073. 7.90% of the population and 5.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.20% of those under the age of 18 and 9.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Carlton County, Minnesota has the following cities and towns:

Cities

  • Barnum
  • Carlton
  • Cloquet
  • Cromwell
  • Kettle River
  • Moose Lake
  • Scanlon
  • Thomson
  • Wrenshall
  • Wright

Townships

  • Atkinson Township
  • Automba Township
  • Barnum Township
  • Beseman Township
  • Blackhoof Township
  • Eagle Township
  • Holyoke Township
  • Kalevala Township
  • Lakeview Township
  • Mahtowa Township
  • Moose Lake Township
  • Perch Lake Township
  • Silver Township
  • Silver Brook Township
  • Skelton Township
  • Split Rock Township
  • Thomson Township
  • Twin Lakes Township
  • Wrenshall Township

Unorganized

  • Clear Creek
  • North Carlton

Map of Carlton County Minnesota