Lake Elmo, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 8,306 (72% urban, 28% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.0%
 
Males: 4,052  (48.8%)
Females: 4,254  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55042, 55128.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $102,925 (it was $76,876 in 2000)
Lake Elmo:

$102,925
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,951 (it was $33,007 in 2000)

Lake Elmo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $350,637 (it was $204,900 in 2000)
Lake Elmo:

$350,637
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $351,502; Detached houses: $400,987; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,411; Mobile homes: $14,205

Median gross rent in 2013: $799.

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  • Races in Lake Elmo, MN (2010)

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    • 7,28890.3%White alone
    • 2793.5%Hispanic
    • 2633.3%Asian alone
    • 1431.8%Two or more races
    • 620.8%Black alone
    • 270.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.07%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Elmo: 112.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Lake Elmo, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (30.7%), Irish (11.3%), Norwegian (11.0%), Swedish (9.7%), English (7.2%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Elmo,MN real estate house value index trend

Lake Elmo, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Elmo:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Elmo city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

306 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,594 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,863 (1.0%)

Lake Elmo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (10.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (341.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oakdale, MN (1.7 miles ), Pine Springs, MN (1.8 miles ), Willernie, MN (2.1 miles ), North St. Paul, MN (2.1 miles ), Landfall, MN (2.2 miles ), Mahtomedi, MN (2.2 miles ), Birchwood Village, MN (2.3 miles ), Oak Park Heights, MN (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $253,600
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2001: 140 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $321,000
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $506,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $559,800
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $435,000
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $625,000
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $473,500
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $443,000
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $438,000
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $453,200
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $449,100
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $449,800
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $460,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.00 N, Longitude: 92.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -958 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 556 (12.8%)

Lake Elmo household income distribution Lake Elmo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,017 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lake Elmo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Elmo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Lake Elmo city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Elmo-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% 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 159.2 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 171.0 miles away from Lake Elmo center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 324.5 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 199.7 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 102.2 miles away from Lake Elmo 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 317.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Elmo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Elmo:

  • AMERIHEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; OAKDALE, MN)
  • NORTH ST PAUL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORTH SAINT PAUL, MN)
  • JANE DICKMAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • RIVER CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; STILLWATER, MN)
  • RAJWOOD (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MAPLEWOOD, MN)
  • GABLES OF BOUTWELLS LANDING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OAK PARK HEIGHTS, MN)

Amtrak station near Lake Elmo:

  • 14 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

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

  • Century College (about 5 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 9 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 11 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 13 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Hamline University (about 13 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)
  • Bethel University (about 13 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 14 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)

Public high school in Lake Elmo:

Public elementary/middle school in Lake Elmo:

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Notable locations in Lake Elmo: Vali-Hi Drive-In (A), Tartan Park Golf Course (B), Cimarron Park Golf Course (C), Lake Elmo Fire Department Station 2 (D), Lake Elmo Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lake Elmo: Saint Johannes Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Christ Cemetery (1), Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Sunfish Lake (A), Lake Olson (B), Margaret Lake (C), Veronica Pond (D), Lake Jane (E), Horseshoe Lake (F), Goose Lake (G), Lake Elmo (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Farney Creek (A), Raleigh Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Elmo: Lake Elmo Regional Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Green Acres Recreational (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8989 55th Street North) (1), Country Air Pitch & Putt (Amusement & Theme Parks; 404 Lake Elmo Avenue North) (2), Creative Charters (Tours & Charters; 11550 Stillwater Boulevard North Suite 100) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Clarion Collection The Wildwood Lodge (8511 Hudson Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Washington 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 2013 was 89.3. This is about average.

City:

89.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0882. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0882
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00224
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lake Elmo in 2010:

  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lake Elmo in 2000:

  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Lake Elmo (2011 data):

  • Lake Elmo Bank: at 11465 39th Street North, branch established on 1911/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $276.7 mil, Deposits: $244.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Elmo Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Elmo city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,1579
Mainline Protestant40,21238
Evangelical Protestant29,17469
Other3,69913
None100,894-
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: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

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

10.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Elmo:

41.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Lake Elmo:

29.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

30.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Elmo:

8.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Elmo:

38.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lake Elmo:

53.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Elmo, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,569
Other Government Administration 4$25,014$75,0421$1,694
Firefighters 1$5,643$67,7161$1,076
Streets and Highways 2$7,789$46,7340$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,762$58,5720$0
Water Supply 1$3,824$45,8880$0
Totals for Government 10$52,032$62,4383$6,339

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,147,000 ($138.09)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $376,000 ($45.27)
    Regular Highways: $292,000 ($35.16)
    Police Protection: $292,000 ($35.16)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($35.03)
    Fire Protection: $209,000 ($25.16)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($17.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $123,000 ($14.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $113,000 ($13.60)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($4.94)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($3.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $267,000 ($32.15)
    Water Utilities: $223,000 ($26.85)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $536,000 ($64.53)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $111,000 ($13.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($5.78)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($2.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $203,000 ($24.44)
    Special Assessments: $110,000 ($13.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $93,000 ($11.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($45.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000 ($54.06)
    General Support: $205,000 ($24.68)
    All Other: $32,000 ($3.85)
  • Tax - Property: $1,442,000 ($173.61)
    NEC: $592,000 ($71.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $525,000 ($63.21)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,080,000 ($130.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,605,000 ($193.23)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,169,000 ($261.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,282,000 ($395.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $227,000 ($27.33)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  2.45% ($46,685 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.75% ($45,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($56,113)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.31% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.84% ($43,236)
to Dakota County, MN  0.79% ($40,092)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Elmo:

  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Elmo:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Elmo:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
Lake Elmo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Lake Elmo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 37,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,850Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,000Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Elmo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lat: 44.995389 Lon: -92.879111, Call Sign: WPWA381
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.487 MHz, 467.812 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2002, Expiration Date: 09/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Certifier: Kelly C MulhernRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 44.951111 Lon: -92.929444, Call Sign: WPZX268
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.662 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 461.512 MHz, 462.112 MHz, 463.612 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014, Certifier: Christopher J BernatRegistrant: Bearcom, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7115, Fax: (214) 355-1715
  • Section 34 Lift Station, 536-598 Keats Avenue North (Lat: 44.953417 Lon: -92.904861), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.1 m, Call Sign: WQJF296
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.130 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2008, Expiration Date: 08/18/2018, Certifier: Tom BouthiletRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • 11260 Hudson Blvd (Lat: 44.950833 Lon: -92.876111), Call Sign: WQQM583
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2013, Expiration Date: 01/28/2023, Certifier: Michael J MazzitelloRegistrant: Mazzitello Professional Services, N 7427 330th St, Spring Valley, WI 54767, Phone: (715) 222-4440, Email:
  • Lat: 44.995333 Lon: -92.932528, Call Sign: WQSI692
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 457.112 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 457.837 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2023, Certifier: Dawn LarsonRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 44.954944 Lon: -92.877111, Call Sign: WQUE893
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.037 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.337 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.262 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Certifier: Dale S GruberRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WATER TOWER, 3445 Ideal Ave (Lat: 44.998000 Lon: -92.944000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39 m, Overall height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQHS955
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.493 MHz, 932.493 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2007, Expiration Date: 10/29/2017, Certifier: Tom BouthiletRegistrant: City Of Lake Elmo, 3800 Laverne Ave N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042, Phone: (651) 777-5510, Fax: (651) 777-9615, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Saint Paul Lake Elmo Airport (Lat: 44.998028 Lon: -92.851611), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WRLB2054
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.41100 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 05/06/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2007Registrant: Office Of Aeronautics, 222 East Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107-1618, Phone: (651) 297-4835, Fax: (651) 297-5643, Email:
  • Lake Elmo Airport, On Airport (Lat: 45.000000 Lon: -92.854722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WQIQ386
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.075 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2008, Expiration Date: 04/14/2018, Certifier: Jay M ZimmermanRegistrant: Mndot Aeronautics, 222 East Plato Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1618, Phone: (651) 234-7252, Fax: (651) 234-7261, Email:
  • Lake Elmo- 3275 Manning Avenue (Lat: 44.996667 Lon: -92.855000), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WQJY779
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019, Certifier: Kristine A LearRegistrant: Metropolitan Airports Commission, 6040 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55450, Phone: (612) 726-5434, Fax: (612) 970-9609, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Elmo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lake Elmo)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$234,00049$304,633327$265,32116$183,8758$279,12512$67,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$231,20021$293,9053$115,0000$02$84,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$69,0004$248,75049$340,4497$137,1432$126,5001$23,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$391,14352$279,3461$100,0001$125,0001$45,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$017$298,6471$7,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.05 , 0704.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$312,7504$314,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$402,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$197,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$197,0001$365,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.05 , 0704.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LAKE ELMO (Address: 3800 Laverne Avenue , Population served: 3,153, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-22-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Elmo that have no violations reported:

  • CIMARRON PARK (Population served: 1,200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Lake Elmo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Elmo, MN
Most common first names in Lake Elmo, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2475.4 years
Robert2369.4 years
William1778.0 years
James1575.2 years
Margaret1579.1 years
Carl1380.1 years
Raymond1273.0 years
Mary1183.3 years
Joseph1171.5 years
Irene1088.0 years
Most common last names in Lake Elmo, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1368.6 years
Anderson1176.6 years
Lohmann1183.2 years
Schiltgen1086.6 years
Peterson975.4 years
Olson875.2 years
Friedrich782.4 years
Miller772.7 years
Nelson780.4 years
Richert778.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Lake Elmo, MN

  • Curves: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 2

Lake Elmo compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Elmo on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #67 (55042) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
There are 36 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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