Lake City, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 4,957 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 2,362  (47.7%)
Females: 2,595  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55041.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,323 (it was $40,637 in 2000)
Lake City:

$45,323
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,210 (it was $20,944 in 2000)

Lake City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,968 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Lake City:

$136,968
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $916.

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  • Races in Lake City, MN (2013)

    Lake City races chart
    • 4,86594.6%White alone
    • 1753.4%Hispanic
    • 541.1%Two or more races
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Black alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake City: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), Irish (14.7%), Norwegian (11.3%), English (5.3%), Swedish (3.4%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 701 feet

Land area: 4.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile   (low).

Lake City,MN real estate house value index trend

Lake City, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Lake City:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake City city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

151 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,661 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,686 (1.2%)

Lake City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (30.7 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (54.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stockholm, WI (1.6 miles) , Pepin, WI (2.5 miles ), Frontenac, MN (2.5 miles ), Maiden Rock, WI (2.9 miles) , Wabasha, MN (3.5 miles ), Bellechester, MN (3.6 miles) , Bay City, WI (3.6 miles ), Nelson, WI (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $310,700
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.45 N, Longitude: 92.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +593 (+11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,420 (57.9%)

Area code: 651

Lake City household income distribution Lake City home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3131N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A22
per 100,000 59.419.456.818.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A40.140.3
Robberies 0120000010101
per 100,000 0.019.437.90.00.00.00.00.018.80.019.70.020.2
Assaults 1436123221142
per 100,000 19.877.656.8112.218.837.056.337.737.619.619.780.240.3
Burglaries 281420145201413111613254
per 100,000 554.5271.6378.7261.994.0369.8262.8244.8207.0313.6255.9501.280.6
Thefts 1711151301181101039469142107639164
per 100,000 3,386.12,230.82,461.72,207.32,068.81,904.21,764.61,299.42,672.72,097.21,240.21,824.41,290.1
Auto thefts 56711628265472
per 100,000 99.0116.4132.6205.8112.837.0150.237.7112.998.078.7140.340.3
Arson 0171000000010
per 100,000 0.019.4132.618.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 228.4150.9199.1156.9114.5124.3124.492.6155.1130.397.2163.6104.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +453 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lake City, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Lake City city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake City-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 202.7 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 214.1 miles away from Lake City center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 472.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 353.4 miles away from Lake City center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 450.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wabasha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake City topographic map

Birthplace of: Eugene Curnow - Veterinarian, Randy Breuer - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake City:

  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - LAKE CITY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 500 WEST GRANT STREET)
  • LAKE CITY MED CNTR HOSPICE/HC (500 WEST GRANT STREET)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - LAKE CITY (500 WEST GRANT STREET)

Heliports located in Lake City:

Amtrak station near Lake City:

  • 16 miles: RED WING (LEVEE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Lake City:

  • 17 miles: Prairie Island 1 and 2 in Red Wing, MN.

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

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 34 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 35 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 40 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 42 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 45 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 45 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)

Public high school in Lake City:

Public elementary/middle school in Lake City:

Private elementary/middle school in Lake City:

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Library in Lake City:

  • LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $243,114; Location: 201 S HIGH STREET; 45,078 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,498 audio materials; 1,724 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 116 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Distance shown between Lake City and Red Wing (21.7 miles)must be an error. It\'s more like 15 miles...Are you measuring center to center or city limits? State map is 15. added by Ken

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Notable locations in Lake City: Lake City (A), Lake Pepin Campgrounds and Trailer Park (B), Central Point (C), Lake City Fire Department (D), Lake City City Hall (E), Lake City Public Library (F), Lake City Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake City include: Valley View Assembly of God Church (A), Baptist Calvary Church (B), Bethany Lutheran Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Saint John's Lutheran Church (F), United Methodist Church (G), Saint Mary's Church (H), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Lakewood Cemetery (4), Bethany Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lake City include: Lewis McChaill Memorial Park (1), Roschen Park (2), Peter's Park (3), North End Park (4), McCahill Ball Field (5), Hoyt Park (6), Patton Park (7), Lake City Concourse (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: John Halls Alaska Tours (Tours & Charters; 1127 North Lakeshore Drive).

Hotels: Lake City Country Inn (1401 North Lakeshore Drive), Sunset Motel & Resort (1515 North Lakeshore Drive), Americinn of Lake City (1615 North Lakeshore Drive).

Wabasha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 49.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
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

People in group quarters in Lake City in 2010:

  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
39 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Lake City, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lake City (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: at 105 East Lyon Avenue, branch established on 1867/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/09: Bank assets: $594.8 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Services, Inc.
  • Lake City Federal Bank: at 201 East Marion Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $76.7 mil, Deposits: $56.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

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Religion statistics for Lake City city (based on Wabasha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,4398
Evangelical Protestant5,58717
Mainline Protestant3,96915
Other2-
None5,679-
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: 5
Wabasha County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Wabasha County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wabasha County:

26.0%
Minnesota:

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

14.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake City:

49.8%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake City:

21.1%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake City:

14.2%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake City:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lake City:

54.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake City:

75.2%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake City, MN Residents
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 1$6,478$77,7360$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,356$60,7128$3,232
Police Protection - Officers 10$50,291$60,3492$1,125
Police - Other 2$6,164$36,9841$481
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,714
Streets and Highways 5$22,463$53,9111$58
Health 5$22,036$52,8863$1,337
Sewerage 2$9,706$58,2360$0
Parks and Recreation 5$24,567$58,9615$3,605
Water Supply 3$15,055$60,2200$0
Electric Power 9$48,533$64,7110$0
Local Libraries 1$4,636$55,6324$4,573
Totals for Government 49$240,285$58,84527$16,125

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $117,000 ($23.60)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,825,000 ($1175.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,043,000 ($210.41)
    Sewerage: $747,000 ($150.70)
    General - Other: $662,000 ($133.55)
    Police Protection: $588,000 ($118.62)
    Water Utilities: $348,000 ($70.20)
    Financial Administration: $318,000 ($64.15)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($58.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($47.61)
    Health Services - Other: $187,000 ($37.72)
    Libraries: $153,000 ($30.87)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($19.77)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($18.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($1.82)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $446,000 ($89.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,922,000 ($387.73)
    General - Other: $958,000 ($193.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $653,000 ($131.73)
    Fire Protection: $279,000 ($56.28)
    Regular Highways: $205,000 ($41.36)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($17.75)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($8.07)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($2.22)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.41)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,573,000 ($317.33)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,360,000 ($274.36)
    Sewerage: $852,000 ($171.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $229,000 ($46.20)
    All Other: $187,000 ($37.72)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($8.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $258,000 ($52.05)
    All Other: $37,000 ($7.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $628,000 ($126.69)
    Special Assessments: $506,000 ($102.08)
    Interest Earnings: $329,000 ($66.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,558,000 ($1322.98)
    Water Utilities: $553,000 ($111.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,052,000 ($212.23)
    All Other: $78,000 ($15.74)
  • Tax - Property: $1,080,000 ($217.87)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($17.15)
    NEC: $24,000 ($4.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,923,000 ($1800.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,615,000 ($325.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $140,000 ($28.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,707,000 ($1958.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $691,000 ($139.40)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,230,000 ($248.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,637,000 ($3356.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,141,000 ($431.91)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Olmsted County, MN  1.40% ($37,694 average AGI)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.59% ($29,962)
from Winona County, MN  0.24% ($47,190)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Olmsted County, MN  1.98% ($38,725 average AGI)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.64% ($32,649)
to Winona County, MN  0.25% ($19,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake City:

  • 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.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCUE (1250 AM; 1 kW; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WQOQ (1430 AM; 2 kW; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMFX (1190 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WABASHA, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake City:

  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCH (94.9 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K297AF (107.3 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: KRCH OF MINNESOTA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake City:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K57CN (Channel 57; WABASHA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Lake City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lake City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • 21,960Total average daily traffic
  • 1,696Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,642Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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

LAKE CITY (Address: 205 West Center Street , Population served: 5,339, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-13-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-14-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Lake City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake City, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake City, Minnesota:

  • Americinn Of Lake City, 1615 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake City, Minnesota 55041 , Phone: (651) 345-5611, Fax: (651) 345-4839
  • Willows On The River, 100 Central Point Rd, Lake City, Minnesota 55041 , Phone: (651) 345-9900, Fax: (651) 345-6492
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake City, Minnesota
Most common first names in Lake City, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7880.4 years
William5376.0 years
Mary4883.9 years
Dorothy3579.4 years
Anna3586.8 years
Edward3276.6 years
Robert3074.1 years
Helen2983.3 years
Clarence2779.2 years
Margaret2783.4 years
Most common last names in Lake City, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3481.2 years
Anderson2881.9 years
Fick2381.9 years
Peters2075.8 years
Meyer1980.9 years
Miller1878.3 years
Smith1879.1 years
Holst1782.9 years
Nelson1678.5 years
Gerken1682.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Lake City, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
AmericInn1Jones New York1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1

Lake City compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Lake City on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
There are 17 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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