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Location of the city of Colerainewithin Itasca County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Coleraine
within Itasca County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
 • Total 15.84 sq mi (41.03 km2)
 • Land 15.35 sq mi (39.76 km2)
 • Water 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
1,325 ft (404 m)
 • Total 1,970
 • Estimate 
 • Density 128.45/sq mi (49.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-12502
GNIS feature ID 0655778
Website City of Coleraine MN Web Portal

Coleraine is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,970 at the 2010 census. The community was named after Thomas F. Cole, President of the Oliver Iron Mining Company.

U.S. Highway 169 serves as a main route in Coleraine.


A post office called Coleraine has been in operation since 1906. The city was named for Thomas F. Cole, a businessperson in the mining industry.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.64 square miles (43.10 km2), of which 16.13 square miles (41.78 km2) is land and 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2) is water.

The community of Gunn is located within the southern portion of the city of Coleraine.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,613
1920 1,300 −19.4%
1930 1,243 −4.4%
1940 1,325 6.6%
1950 1,321 −0.3%
1960 1,346 1.9%
1970 1,086 −19.3%
1980 1,116 2.8%
1990 1,041 −6.7%
2000 1,110 6.6%
2010 1,970 77.5%
2019 (est.) 1,972 0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,970 people, 768 households, and 550 families living in the city. The population density was 122.1 inhabitants per square mile (47.1/km2). There were 831 housing units at an average density of 51.5 per square mile (19.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.4% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 768 households, of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

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