Aitkin is a city located in Aitkin County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Aitkin County. With a 2020 population of 1,965, it is the 260th largest city in Minnesota and the 7693rd largest city in the United States . Aitkin is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,165 in 2010. Aitkin reached it's highest population of 2,131 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Aitkin has a population density of 760 people per square mile.
The average household income in Aitkin is $44,238 with a poverty rate of 19.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $121,400. The median age in Aitkin is 43.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.