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Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 7,003 (all rural); it was 8,067 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,220
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,336
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,675
Renter-occupied apartments: 599 (it was 641 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

27%

Land area: 765 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lac qui Parle County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (60.5%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 29%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 66%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 3,500  (50.0%)
Females: 3,503  (50.0%)

Lac qui Parle County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lac qui Parle County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,064 ($32,626 in 1999)

This county:

$51,064
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $557)
This county:

$427
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,586 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Lac qui Parle:

$89,586
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,152 - $156,589
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $915
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 138

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $304,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $978 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $889 (1.1%)

Lac qui Parle County household income distribution in 2009 Lac qui Parle County home values distribution Lac qui Parle County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
Lac qui Parle County:

7.7%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 50.1 years old
(Males: 48.5 years old, Females: 51.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.9 years old, Black residents: 16.6 years old, American Indian residents: 50.2 years old, Asian residents: 56.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 46.0 years old, Other race residents: 22.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lac qui Parle County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Madison, Dawson, Boyd, Bellingham, Marietta, Nassau, Louisburg.

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

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Neighboring counties: Washington County, Vermont , Fallon County, Montana , Umatilla County, Oregon , Menominee County, Wisconsin , Spink County, South Dakota , Oscoda County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 128
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (41.3% naturalized citizens)

Lac qui Parle County:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 24
  • 2000 to 2009: 53
  • 1990 to 1999: 1
  • 1980 to 1989: 9
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • Before 1970: 43
Note: State values scaled to Lac qui Parle County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.4%

Lac qui Parle County marital status for males Lac qui Parle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,235
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 39
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 98
  • 20 to 49: 126
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 75

Housing units in Lac qui Parle County with a mortgage: 1,077 (34 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,433

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lac qui Parle County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36416
Evangelical Protestant1,54210
Catholic1,0464
None307-
Lac qui Parle County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lac qui Parle County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lac qui Parle County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lac qui Parle County:

8.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Lac qui Parle County:

26.7%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Lac qui Parle County:

Average size of farms: 478 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $124,343
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $224.50
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,513
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.07%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,008
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.67%
Corn for grain: 152167 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12407 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 165868 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lac qui Parle County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 83% 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 47.0 miles away from Lac qui Parle County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from the county 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 64.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 711.3 miles away from Lac qui Parle County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1830: April 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1830, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1622: January 04, 2006, FEMA Id: 1622, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lac qui Parle County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (16%)
  • Kazakhstan (12%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Netherlands (8%)
  • Ethiopia (7%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lac qui Parle County (%):

  • Norwegian (35%)
  • German (31%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scandinavian (2%)

Lac qui Parle County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,984 (71.4%)
  • Carpooled: 273 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 152 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 354 (12.7%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 199 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,592.

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.16% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($19,316 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($9,707 average AGI)
Lac qui Parle County:

1.31%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chippewa County, MN  1.14% ($28,559 average AGI)
from Yellow Medicine County, MN  0.44% ($28,077)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.11% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($25,197 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($9,620 average AGI)
Lac qui Parle County:

1.64%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chippewa County, MN  0.64% ($27,842 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.40% ($24,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Lac qui Parle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Lac qui Parle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lac qui Parle County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lac qui Parle County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lac qui Parle County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,804 (1,658 aged, 146 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 84 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (134)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (130)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (99)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (52)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (36)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (36)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (34)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,111
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,225
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,604

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 986
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,144
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 39

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,003
  • In family households: 5,549 (1,174 male householders, 813 female householders)
    1,686 spouses, 1,574 children (1,475 natural, 28 adopted, 71 stepchildren), 57 grandchildren, 40 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 36 other relatives, 109 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,313 (562 male householders (455 living alone)), 574 female householders (518 living alone)), 173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 142

Size of family households: 1,186 2-persons, 354 3-persons, 222 4-persons, 152 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 973 1-person, 135 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

1,005 married couples with children.
321 single-parent households (69 men, 252 women).

97.5% of residents of Lac qui Parle speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $58,778,000 ($7,578 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $769,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,630,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,461,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,832,000
Federal grants: $9,860,000
Federal procurement contracts: $578,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,417,000 ($331,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,740,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,371,000
Federal Government insurance: $72,491,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 333
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 547
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -238
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lac qui Parle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 27
  • 2010 to 2013: 48
  • 2000 to 2009: 148
  • 1990 to 1999: 186
  • 1980 to 1989: 239
  • 1970 to 1979: 466
  • 1960 to 1969: 283
  • 1950 to 1959: 391
  • 1940 to 1949: 403
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,453
Note: State values scaled to Lac qui Parle population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lac qui Parle County population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 160
  • 5 rooms: 282
  • 6 rooms: 428
  • 7 rooms: 430
  • 8 rooms: 406
  • 9+ rooms: 771
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 78
  • 3 rooms: 81
  • 4 rooms: 104
  • 5 rooms: 82
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 60
  • 9+ rooms: 49
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lac qui Parle County population
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 57
  • 2 bedrooms: 447
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,046
  • 4 bedrooms: 720
  • 5+ bedrooms: 225
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 142
  • 2 bedrooms: 226
  • 3 bedrooms: 121
  • 4 bedrooms: 86
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lac qui Parle County population
  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 531
  • 2 vehicles: 1,016
  • 3 vehicles: 578
  • 4 vehicles: 204
  • 5+ vehicles: 144
  • no vehicle: 83
  • 1 vehicle: 253
  • 2 vehicles: 206
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

90% of Lac qui Parle County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Minnesota.

Lac qui Parle County:

90.4%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,519
  • Other state: 1,323
  • Northeast: 78
  • Midwest: 853
  • South: 172
  • West: 218

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lac qui Parle County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (37.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.5%)
  • Electricity (24.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (42.1%)
  • Utility gas (37.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

1.9%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

13.8%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lac qui Parle County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,147,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,773,000
    Police Protection: $628,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $593,000
    Financial Administration: $404,000
    Central Staff Services: $233,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Parks & Recreation: $81,000
    General - Other: $77,000
    Health Services - Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $70,000
    Corrections: $50,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,926,000

Lac qui Parle County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $217,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $411,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $264,000
    Special Assessments: $122,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,321,000
    Public Welfare: $1,292,000
    General Support: $638,000
    All Other: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,482,000
    NEC: $5,000

Lac qui Parle County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $77,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $71,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000

Lac qui Parle County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,886,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 100
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 78
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 61
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 50
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 35
Lac qui Parle County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lac qui Parle County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lac qui Parle County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5780.3 years
Anna5085.7 years
William4381.3 years
Oscar4382.3 years
Clara4284.8 years
Henry4179.9 years
Harold3980.4 years
Arthur3879.1 years
Mary3684.1 years
Esther3681.7 years
Most common last names in Lac qui Parle County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8982.6 years
Anderson8877.6 years
Nelson7479.4 years
Olson7380.7 years
Larson6578.8 years
Hanson5281.4 years
Lund4379.4 years
Peterson4078.9 years
Thompson3583.2 years
Miller2579.5 years
Businesses in Lac qui Parle County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1La-Z-Boy1
Dairy Queen2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ford1True Value1

Lac qui Parle County on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"