Cook County is located in at the northeast tip of Minnesota. The County Seat is Grand Marais and the largest city is Grand Marais. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.cook.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,233 and the 2010 census population was 5,176. The land area is 1,452.28 square miles and there are 3.6 persons per square mile.
87.3% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 8.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 94.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 37.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $240,500, there are 2,614 households, an average of 1.96 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,868, the median household income is $52,215, and 8.3% of the persons in Cook County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 914. Retail sales (in $1000) were $61,860, and sales per capita were $11,420.
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