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Croftville Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Croftville Minnesota road sign


Population: 
 East Cook
(unorganized territory)
1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 480 475 483 814 775 -39 -4.79
Land Area (sq. mile)       395.4 395.4 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile)       2.06 1.96 -0.10 -4.79
Housing Units       1,128 1,365 +237 +21.01
Households     205 372 376 +4 +1.07
Persons Per Household       2.19 2.06 -0.13 -5.94

Geography:

Croftville is an unincorporated community located in the East Cook Unorganized Territory in Cook County, Minnesota. Croftville is located on Minnesota State Highway 61 three miles east of Grand Marais. State Highway 61 and County Road 87 are two of the main routes in the community.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 814 people, 372 households, and 233 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 2.1 people per square mile (0.8/km˛). There were 1,128 housing units at an average density of 2.9/sq mi (1.1/km˛). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 95.70% White, 1.11% Black or African American, 0.86% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 372 households out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 37.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.6 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $41,786, and the median income for a family was $49,444. Males had a median income of $31,010 versus $26,827 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $21,728. About 11.8% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

CROFTVILLE, a settlement in the early 1900s located east of Grand Marais, established by Peter Olsen and brothers Charles and Joe Croft, who had come to the area in 1894 and were known as herring-chokers.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government: 

unincorporated - none - administered by Cook County


Post Office:   none - served by the Grand Marais Post Office:
US Post Office
117 E Highway 611
Grand Marais, MN 55604-4400
Phone: (218) 387-1020
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 11:00 pm  

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US Post Office, Grand Marais Minnesota


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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity

Arrowhead Co-op, Inc.

(218) 663-7239
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 447-1810
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

n/a


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Weather:

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01/05/2019 02:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Current Conditions : 38F / 3.3C, Mostly Cloudy - 1:15 PM CST Jan. 5 
Temperature: 38°F / 3.3°C | Humidity: 77% | Pressure: 29.74in / 1007hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 5mph / 8.0km/h
01/05/2019 01:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Rest of Today as of Jan. 5 12:54 PM CST 
Rest of Today - Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
01/05/2019 01:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Tonight as of Jan. 5 12:54 PM CST 
Tonight - Partly cloudy. Lows 4 to 10. North wind around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
01/05/2019 01:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sunday as of Jan. 5 12:54 PM CST 
Sunday - Increasing clouds. Highs in the lower to mid 20s. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon.
01/05/2019 04:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Winter Storm Watch - Expires: 2:00 PM CST 
Winter Storm Watch for Cook County in effect until 2:00 PM CST on January 07, 2019


Map:


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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Croftville Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Croftville Minnesota area


Events:

none - see Grand Marais


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Recreation:
   

Lakes:
Lake Name Size
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Health Care:

none - see Grand Marais


Schools:
Cook County Independent School District
101 West Fifth Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone:
(218) 387-2272
Web: www.cookcountyschools.org


Churches: 

none - see Grand Marais


Media:

none - see Grand Marais


Motels:
Breakers
2925 E Highway 61 
Grand Marais, MN 55604 
Phone: (218) 387-1781
Breakers Motel and Cottages, Croftville Minnesota
Outpost Motel
2935 E Highway 61 
Grand Marais, MN 55604 
Phone: (218) 387-1833
The Outpost Motel, Grand Marais Minnesota

Resorts:
   

Campgrounds:
   

Businesses:
Ace Hardware
1413 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604-2100
Phone: (218) 387-1771
 
Anderson's North Shore Resort
1390 Croftville Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-1814
Web:  www.andersonscabins.com‎
 
Benny's Collision Center
1803 W Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604-7503 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-1432
 
Breakers
2925 E Highway 61 
Grand Marais, MN 55604 
Phone: (218) 387-1781
Breakers Motel and Cottages, Croftville Minnesota
Cleaning Solutions
1807 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 
Phone: (218) 387-1914
Web: www.cleaningsolutionsmn.com‎
 
Croftville Road Cottages
1558 Croftville Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Phone:  (218) 387-1790
Web:  www.croftvilleroadcottages.com‎
 
Harbor Light Supper Club
1615 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218) 387-1142
 
Hillhaven
1681 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-9119
 
Lakeview Modern Cabins
1423 Croftville Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218) 387-2710
 
Outpost Motel
2935 E Highway 61 
Grand Marais, MN 55604 
Phone: (218) 387-1833
The Outpost Motel, Grand Marais Minnesota
Sawtooth Lumber Inc
1620 W Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604-7502 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-1033
Web: www.sawtoothlumber.com‎ 
 
Seasons & Celebrations Floral
1305 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218) 387-3176
 
Superior Overlook B & B
1620 East Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-9339
 
Skara Brae Bed, Breakfast and Bodywork
1708 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Toll Free: (866) 467-5272
Web: www.skarabraebb.com
 
Waves of Hope
1818 W Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-9099
Web: www.wavesofhope.com
 
Wedgewood Motel
1663 E Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604-2120 ‎
Phone: (218) 387-2944
Web: www.wedgewoodmotel.com‎
 
WTIP Radio
1712 W Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218) 387-1070
Web: www.wtip.org
 

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