Marble, Minnesota

Marble, Minnesota
Marble, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Marble, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°19′10″N 93°17′46″W / 47.31944°N 93.29611°W / 47.31944; -93.29611
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
 – Total 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
 – Land 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 – Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,417 ft (432 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 – Total 701
 – Density 161.3/sq mi (62.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55764
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-40418[2]
GNIS feature ID 0657313[3]

Marble is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, USA. It is part of the chain of small mining towns known as the Iron Range. Many mines have since shut down and stressed the local economy. The population was 701 at the 2010 census.[1]

U.S. Highway 169 serves as a main arterial route in the community.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), of which, 4.3 square miles (11 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.27%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 695 people, 287 households, and 179 families residing in the city. The population density was 161.3 people per square mile (62.3/km²). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 71.5 per square mile (27.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.83% White, 1.29% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 287 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,361, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $25,875 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,620. About 11.2% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 47°19′14″N 93°17′55″W / 47.32056°N 93.29861°W / 47.32056; -93.29861

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