Lakefield, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 1,626 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 755  (46.4%)
Females: 871  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56150.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,364 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Lakefield:

$45,364
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,942 (it was $16,003 in 2000)

Lakefield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,920 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Lakefield:

$85,920
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lakefield: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lakefield, MN (2010)
    • 1,63596.5%White alone
    • 372.2%Hispanic
    • 130.8%Black alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Lakefield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(118.6)
2
(122.6)
1
(62.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.2)
2
(118.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(291.5)
4
(234.1)
6
(355.7)
2
(122.6)
1
(62.4)
19
(1,177)
5
(292.9)
5
(296.6)
5
(297.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(123.6)
2
(123.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(116.6)
9
(526.6)
6
(355.7)
8
(490.5)
6
(374.3)
20
(1,239)
20
(1,172)
13
(771.1)
9
(535.4)
1
(59.2)
1
(60.7)
3
(185.4)
10
(619.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(116.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)34.437.462.871.131.8255.995.5122.842.22.42.428.433.4

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City-data.com crime index in Lakefield, MN

Crime rate in Lakefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (47.2%), Norwegian (9.9%), American (9.6%), Swedish (3.6%), Czech (3.5%), Egyptian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,522 people per square mile   (low).

Lakefield, Minnesota map

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,115 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,033 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (78.8 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (129.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Okabena, MN (2.9 miles),
Jackson, MN (3.1 miles ),
Wilder, MN (3.2 miles),
Heron Lake, MN (3.3 miles ),
Fish Lake, MN (3.6 miles),
Windom, MN (3.7 miles ),
Brewster, MN (3.9 miles ),
Alpha, MN (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 43.68 N, Longitude: 95.17 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Lakefield, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lakefield, MN in 2017
Lakefield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $74,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lakefield, MN residents
Average permit cost in Lakefield, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Lakefield, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Machinery (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Machinery (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Lakefield, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

Average climate in Lakefield, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lakefield-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.5 miles away from the Lakefield city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakefield-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 78% 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 144.2 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 214.2 miles away from Lakefield center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from Lakefield 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 198.0 miles away from Lakefield center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.3 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 Jackson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakefield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lakefield:

  • LAKEFIELD MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (RR1, BOX 370)
  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME (403 COLONIAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lakefield:

  • SANFORD JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; JACKSON, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - JACKSON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JACKSON, MN)
  • HERON LAKE MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HERON LAKE, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WINDOM, MN)
  • RESIDENTIAL ADVANTAGES INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WINDOM, MN)
  • WINDOM AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WINDOM, MN)

Airports located in Lakefield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakefield:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 26 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 62 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Central College (about 66 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 67 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Buena Vista University (about 72 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 75 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 81 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lakefield:

Private elementary/middle school in Lakefield:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lakefield: Emerald Valley Country Club (A), Lakefield Library (B), Lakefield Police Department (C), Lakefield Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lakefield include: Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (C), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jackson County Historical Society (Museums; 307 South Highway 86).

Birthplace of: Wally Timm - Engineer.

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

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

  • LAKEFIELD (Population served: 1,694, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Lakefield in 2000:

  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Lakefield (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Lakefield Branch at 204 Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Worthington Federal Savings Bank, FSB: Main Street Branch at 313 Main Street, branch established on 1935/05/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $61.9 mil, Deposits: $51.5 mil, headquarters in Worthington, MN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First National Bank: Lakefield Branch at 406 Main Street, branch established on 1800/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $193.5 mil, Deposits: $173.7 mil, headquarters in Slayton, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Fulda Bancorporation Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lakefield:

Marital status in Lakefield, MN
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lakefield:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lakefield
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lakefield, MN (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,45111
Evangelical Protestant2,33812
Catholic2,0163
Other-1
None2,461-
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: 2
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Jackson County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.2%
State:

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

11.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.5%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Lakefield:

28.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lakefield:

21.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lakefield:

34.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lakefield:

58.0%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lakefield:

76.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lakefield, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$20,360$61,0800$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,247$48,9880$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,054$44,2160$0
Electric Power 2$9,358$56,1480$0
Water Supply 1$4,896$58,7520$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,450$41,4004$1,652
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$61,365$52,5994$1,652

Lakefield government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $513,000 ($315.50)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,897,000 ($1166.67)
    Liquor Stores: $411,000 ($252.77)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($201.11)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($152.52)
    Police Protection: $216,000 ($132.84)
    General - Other: $133,000 ($81.80)
    Health - Other: $130,000 ($79.95)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($59.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($59.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($53.51)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($7.38)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($4.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($85.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($45.51)
    Electric Utilities: $54,000 ($33.21)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($27.06)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($20.91)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($17.22)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($13.53)
    Liquor Stores: $16,000 ($9.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($6.77)

Lakefield government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $352,000 ($216.48)
    Hospital Public: $182,000 ($111.93)
    Other: $102,000 ($62.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($32.60)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($3.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($82.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $93,000 ($57.20)
    Special Assessments: $52,000 ($31.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($3.08)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,924,000 ($1183.27)
    Liquor Stores: $416,000 ($255.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $615,000 ($378.23)
    Other: $34,000 ($20.91)
  • Tax - Property: $495,000 ($304.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($4.92)
    Other License: $6,000 ($3.69)

Lakefield government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,230,000 ($1986.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,920,000 ($1180.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,620,000 ($996.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000 ($190.65)

Lakefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $517,000 ($317.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,537,000 ($2790.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($46.13)

5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cottonwood County, MN  0.55% ($33,625 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.50% ($44,773)

Businesses in Lakefield, MN

  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakefield:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakefield:

  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lakefield:

  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Lakefield fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2002 06:07 AM, Sr-86, Lat: 43.681823, Lon: -95.174566, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 2, 1999 04:41 PM, Sr-86, Lat: 43.681823, Lon: -95.174566, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1999 00:20 AM, Sr-86, Lat: 43.681823, Lon: -95.174566, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.6mTotal length
  • $466,000,000Total costs
  • 20,770Total average daily traffic
  • 2,628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,765Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lakefield, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lakefield, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lakefield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lakefield, MN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0QBI, Previous Call Sign: KB0VXY, Licensee ID: L01143631, Grant Date: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 11/29/2026, Certifier: Kevin L Hlavac, Registrant: Worthington Amateur Radio Club, 312 5th Ave W, Lakefield, MN 56150
  • Call Sign: KA9ALC, Licensee ID: L00300010, Grant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2003, Certifier: Ronald A Boden, Registrant: Ronald A Boden, 80628 500 Ave, Lakefield, MN 56150-9537
  • Call Sign: KC0FOT, Licensee ID: L00215675, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/23/2029, Certifier: Kevin L Hlavac, Registrant: Kevin L Hlavac, 312 5th Ave W, Lakefield, MN 56150
  • Call Sign: WA0HIY, Grant Date: 11/28/1997, Expiration Date: 11/28/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2009, Registrant: Rex R Johnson, 904 Reid St, Lakefield, MN 56150

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18578 , Serial Number: 15073956, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 09/19/1995
    Registrant (Partnership): John Iii Nauerth, 86325 490th Ave, Lakefield, MN 56150, Other Owners: Lee J Swanson
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6807N , Serial Number: 680106, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Evan T Koep, 39840 790th St, Lakefield, MN 56150
  • Aircraft: CHURCH ELMER C GN-1 AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8519B , Serial Number: 612, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John Henry Iii Nauerth, 42549 800th St, Lakefield, MN 56150

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lakefield, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.4%), and Structure Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lakefield, MN
    • 9845.4%Outside Fires
    • 6027.8%Structure Fires
    • 4621.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 125.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakefield, MN
Most common first names in Lakefield, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3177.4 years
Anna2787.4 years
William2279.4 years
Clara1985.9 years
Henry1983.1 years
Albert1878.8 years
Harry1777.8 years
Emma1582.8 years
Esther1482.3 years
Fred1488.4 years
Most common last names in Lakefield, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rossow2579.3 years
Kolander1980.7 years
Rients1881.0 years
Johnson1580.9 years
Milbrath1481.7 years
Hodnefield1277.2 years
Voehl1277.6 years
Krueger1179.6 years
Pohlman1178.1 years
Anderson1178.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lakefield, MN
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lakefield, MN
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity


Lakefield compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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