Big Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 10,298 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +69.8%
Males: 5,096  (49.5%)
Females: 5,202  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55330.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $70,213 (it was $50,658 in 2000)
Big Lake:

$70,213
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,226 (it was $18,931 in 2000)

Big Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,990 (it was $121,700 in 2000)
Big Lake:

$148,990
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,148.

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  • Races in Big Lake, MN (2013)

    Big Lake races chart
    • 9,06089.3%White alone
    • 6236.1%Hispanic
    • 2372.3%Black alone
    • 1831.8%Two or more races
    • 340.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Asian alone

Races in Big Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Big Lake: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Norwegian (11.7%), Swedish (9.1%), Irish (8.8%), Polish (7.1%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 942 feet

Land area: 3.59 square miles.

Population density: 2,868 people per square mile   (average).

Big Lake,MN real estate house value index trend

Big Lake, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Big Lake:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Lake city:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

430 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% Africa, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.2%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,102 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,935 (1.3%)

Big Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Maple Grove, MN (21.8 miles , pop. 50,365).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (35.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Monticello, MN (1.9 miles ), Becker, MN (2.6 miles ), Elk River, MN (2.9 miles ), Albertville, MN (2.9 miles ), Otsego, MN (3.0 miles ), Zimmerman, MN (3.2 miles ), St. Michael, MN (3.2 miles ), Silver Creek, MN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 153 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1999: 296 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2000: 235 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2001: 138 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2002: 151 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2003: 231 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2004: 183 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2005: 195 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2006: 146 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $398,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.34 N, Longitude: 93.75 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): BL

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,995 (-29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 596 (11.1%)

Area code: 763

Big Lake household income distribution Big Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Big Lake by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 44644N/A
per 100,000 65.364.780.650.947.2N/A
Robberies 110020
per 100,000 16.316.20.00.023.60.0
Assaults 5778139
per 100,000 81.6113.294.0101.8153.4101.5
Burglaries 131524242539
per 100,000 212.1242.5322.5305.3295.0440.0
Thefts 141184154202237334
per 100,000 2,300.92,974.52,069.12,570.02,796.53,768.5
Auto thefts 1212116107
per 100,000 195.8194.0147.876.3118.079.0
Arson 110001
per 100,000 16.316.20.00.00.011.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2) 209.0246.0213.8204.1231.9260.5

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Crime rate in Big Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,837 (+87.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Big Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Big Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Big Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Big Lake city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from Big Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Big Lake center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherburne County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Big Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Big Lake:

  • DCI POWELL CIRCLE (150 POWELL CIRCLE WEST)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM AT BIG LAKE (16830 - 198TH AVE NW)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Big Lake:

  • NEW RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)
  • MONTICELLO BIG LAKE COMM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)
  • MAC GREGOR PLACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS ELIM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • ELK RIVER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • DCI DOUGLAS (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)

Heliports located in Big Lake:

Operable nuclear power plant near Big Lake:

  • 4 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Lake:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 23 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 25 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 25 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 25 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 27 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 27 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 32 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Public high schools in Big Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Big Lake:

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Notable locations in Big Lake: Big Lake (A), Great River Regional Library (B), Big Lake Police Department (C), Big Lake City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lake Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Big Lake include: Zion Community Church (A), Church of Our Lady of the Lake (B), Saron Lutheran Church (C), Bethany Evangelical Free Church (D), Hope Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Big Lake Indian Catholic Cemetery (1), Methodist Indian Cemetery (2), Big Lake Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Big Lake (A), Kerber Lake (B), Beaudry Lake (C), McDowall Lake (D), Lake Mitchell (E), Keller Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Big Lake include: Lakeside Park (1), Lake Mitchell Park (2), Lake Ridge Park (3), Powell Park (4), McDowall Lake Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Adventures in Music Performance Tours (Tours & Charters; Po Box 719) (1), Duane's Marine (Tours & Charters; 18860 County Road 43 South) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Lake Aire Motel (340 Jefferson Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Sherburne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Lake and their reported violations in the past:

BIG LAKE (Address: 160 Lake Street North , Population served: 9,030, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKEVIEW COURT (Address: Re: Lakeview Court , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
30 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Big Lake, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Big Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Big Lake (2011 data):

  • RiverWood Bank: Big Lake Branch at 240 Jefferson Boulevard, branch established on 2000/06/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $162.3 mil, Deposits: $128.6 mil, headquarters in Baxter, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • KleinBank: Kleinbank at 611 Rose Drive, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

Big Lake travel time to work - commute Big Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Big Lake city (based on Sherburne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,51837
Catholic11,7724
Mainline Protestant5,95811
Other5311
None54,720-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sherburne County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sherburne County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherburne County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$35,462$60,7920$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$56,980$62,1600$0
Police - Other 2$7,353$44,1180$0
Streets and Highways 5$22,915$54,9960$0
Parks and Recreation 3$16,187$64,7480$0
Water Supply 4$16,187$48,5610$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,848$82,17611$10,979
Totals for Government 33$161,932$58,88411$10,979

Big Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $90,000 ($8.74)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,635,000 ($158.77)
    Police Protection: $636,000 ($61.76)
    General - Other: $367,000 ($35.64)
    Financial Administration: $352,000 ($34.18)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($26.80)
    Regular Highways: $276,000 ($26.80)
    Water Utilities: $238,000 ($23.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $218,000 ($21.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $190,000 ($18.45)
    Fire Protection: $150,000 ($14.57)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($2.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($2.72)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $235,000 ($22.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $880,000 ($85.45)
    General - Other: $483,000 ($46.90)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($24.18)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($24.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $99,000 ($9.61)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($5.92)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($4.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,631,000 ($158.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $307,000 ($29.81)

Big Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,157,000 ($112.35)
    All Other: $335,000 ($32.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $123,000 ($11.94)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000 ($5.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $62,000 ($6.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $282,000 ($27.38)
    Interest Earnings: $256,000 ($24.86)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($12.14)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,866,000 ($181.20)
    Water Utilities: $637,000 ($61.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $556,000 ($53.99)
    All Other: $67,000 ($6.51)
    Highways: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000 ($121.58)
    NEC: $523,000 ($50.79)

Big Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,470,000 ($628.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,445,000 ($334.53)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $680,000 ($66.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,885,000 ($377.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,224,000 ($604.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $246,000 ($23.89)
    Other, NEC: $240,000 ($23.31)

Big Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,891,000 ($183.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,305,000 ($709.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,955,000 ($189.84)

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.32% ($42,643 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  1.25% ($39,388)
from Stearns County, MN  1.13% ($30,580)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.34% ($36,183 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  1.22% ($36,741)
to Anoka County, MN  0.99% ($43,755)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Lake:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Lake:

  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Big Lake:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
Big Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Big Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Big Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/2 Mi S Of Hwy 10 On Cr 43 (Lat: 45.317194 Lon: -93.748028), Call Sign: WYP259, Licensee ID: L00045654
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022
    Registrant: Truman Sanford & Sons Inc, 19292 Cr 43, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (612) 263-2296
  • Lat: 45.331111 Lon: -93.728889, Call Sign: WQDW234
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2005, Expiration Date: 11/14/2015, Certifier: Michael Goebel
    Registrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown St., Ne, Baline, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:
  • 20021 176th St (Lat: 45.333056 Lon: -93.715833), Call Sign: WQGB741
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2006, Expiration Date: 12/02/2016, Certifier: Chad W Kozitica
    Registrant: Midport Electronics Inc., 3101 W. Sylvania Avenue, Toledo, OH 43613, Phone: (419) 292-1199, Fax: (419) 292-1196, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 45.383306 Lon: -93.708583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 457 m, Call Sign: KOS392
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/1984, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2001
    Registrant: Paxson Minneapolis License Inc, 601 Clearwater Park Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Kxli Transmitter (Lat: 45.383306 Lon: -93.708583), Structure height: 459 m, Call Sign: WHE910
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/1984, Expiration Date: 04/01/1993, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: L.E.O. Broadcasting Inc, Traffic, Minneapolis, MN 55403

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Big Lake)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$145,3384$137,71824$168,1041$50,8402$107,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$60,6100$02$150,6450$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$127,5901$32,1708$173,1411$61,6001$84,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$72,4700$06$172,4951$42,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$190,7200$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$148,7431$189,4001$62,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$232,6701$120,8901$98,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$158,5500$01$104,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Big Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Big Lake, MN
Most common first names in Big Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2972.6 years
William2175.1 years
Robert2071.6 years
James1968.5 years
George1773.2 years
Mary1777.9 years
Helen1482.7 years
Charles1470.2 years
Mabel1384.8 years
Margaret1279.2 years
Most common last names in Big Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3270.8 years
Peterson2278.4 years
Anderson2175.1 years
Hanson1678.1 years
Larson1078.5 years
Olson1079.3 years
Smith1076.3 years
Swanson981.3 years
Erickson882.0 years
Brenteson878.4 years
Businesses in Big Lake, MN
NameCountNameCount
Caribou Coffee1Long John Silver's1
Circle K1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1
Jones New York1UPS2
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