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Lake County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 10,856 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 11,058 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,313
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,580
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,902
Renter-occupied apartments: 932 (it was 744 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

27%

Land area: 2099 sq. mi.

Water area: 891.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.8%), Educational, health and social services (16.5%), Manufacturing (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lake County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 5,556  (51.2%)
Females: 5,300  (48.8%)
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Lake County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,291 ($40,402 in 1999)

This county:

$54,291
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $675 (lower quartile is $538, upper quartile is $1,016)
This county:

$675
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,159 (it was $75,600 in 2000)
Lake:

$182,159
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,834 - $295,155
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,203
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 148

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 39
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 4
Lake County, MN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 92 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2008: 65 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $193,800

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: $1,191 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,353 (0.7%)

Lake County household income distribution in 2009 Lake County home values distribution Lake County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.9%
Lake County:

10.9%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for American Indian residents, 39.3% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 50.5 years old
(Males: 50.4 years old, Females: 51.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, Black residents: 23.7 years old, American Indian residents: 55.9 years old, Asian residents: 52.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 54.2 years old, Other race residents: 39.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.

Cities in this county include: Two Harbors, Silver Bay, Finland, Beaver Bay.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Lake County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Clallam County, Washington , Cascade County, Montana , Griggs County, North Dakota , Nelson County, North Dakota , Ramsey County, North Dakota , Sheridan County, North Dakota , Marshall County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 322
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 271 (48.2% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

2.5%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 91
  • 2000 to 2009: 28
  • 1990 to 1999: 57
  • 1980 to 1989: 27
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • Before 1970: 126
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.2%

Lake County marital status for males Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,718
  • One, attached: 216
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 169
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 82
  • 20 to 49: 127
  • 50 or more: 51
  • Mobile homes: 249

Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 2,169 (69 second mortgage, 235 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,051

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,03712
Catholic1,3932
Evangelical Protestant1,06012
Other33
None2,373-
Lake 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
Lake County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lake County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

16.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

27.0%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Lake County:

Average size of farms: 105 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,633
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $155.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,453
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $19,499
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.89

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 96% 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 251.5 miles away from Lake County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.7 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 282.1 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 444.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.7 miles away from Lake County 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 436.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2012 to June 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4069: July 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4069, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 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, Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to August 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1283: July 28, 1999, FEMA Id: 1283, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 25, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-350: August 25, 1972, FEMA Id: 350, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

  • Peru (11%)
  • Scotland (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Cuba (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Ethiopia (6%)
  • Somalia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • Swedish (10%)
  • Finnish (8%)
  • Scandinavian (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (5%)

Lake County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,378 (74.4%)
  • Carpooled: 566 (12.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 39 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 249 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 257 (5.7%)

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


People in group quarters in Lake County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 207 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Lake County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,892.

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($36,454 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($12,966 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.30%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.25% ($32,364 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($57,556)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.83% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($22,332 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($8,086 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.43%
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 St. Louis County, MN  2.15% ($31,663 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($29,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lake County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,552 (2,234 aged, 318 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 74 (3%)

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 Lake County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (157)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (139)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (133)
  • Unspecified dementia (123)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (112)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (98)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (81)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (71)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (68)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,728
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 606
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,811

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 690
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,246
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 27

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,856
  • In family households: 8,294 (1,850 male householders, 1,396 female householders)
    2,684 spouses, 1,900 children (1,791 natural, 29 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 126 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 57 other relatives, 206 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,310 (1,067 male householders (848 living alone)), 923 female householders (833 living alone)), 315 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 262

Size of family households: 1,898 2-persons, 593 3-persons, 434 4-persons, 271 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,680 1-person, 266 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 22 4-persons.

1,342 married couples with children.
377 single-parent households (174 men, 203 women).

98.2% of residents of Lake speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $72,308,000 ($6,446 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,135,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,206,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,077,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $65,000
Federal grants: $17,097,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,049,000 ($92,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,815,000 ($92,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $359,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,586,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,090,000

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

Births: 519
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 694
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +286
Here +26 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.97 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 106
  • 2010 to 2013: 71
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,167
  • 1990 to 1999: 673
  • 1980 to 1989: 681
  • 1970 to 1979: 986
  • 1960 to 1969: 799
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,384
  • 1940 to 1949: 442
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,449
Note: State values scaled to Lake population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 1 room: 63
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 160
  • 4 rooms: 618
  • 5 rooms: 890
  • 6 rooms: 862
  • 7 rooms: 599
  • 8 rooms: 357
  • 9+ rooms: 621
  • 1 room: 51
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 110
  • 4 rooms: 321
  • 5 rooms: 176
  • 6 rooms: 138
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9+ rooms: 64
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • no bedroom: 67
  • 1 bedroom: 258
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,077
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,078
  • 4 bedrooms: 596
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 170
  • 2 bedrooms: 421
  • 3 bedrooms: 263
  • 4 bedrooms: 61
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • no vehicle: 131
  • 1 vehicle: 1,075
  • 2 vehicles: 1,693
  • 3 vehicles: 910
  • 4 vehicles: 282
  • 5+ vehicles: 119
  • no vehicle: 182
  • 1 vehicle: 456
  • 2 vehicles: 354
  • 3 vehicles: 19
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

89% of Lake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Minnesota.

Lake County:

89.4%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 7,839
  • Other state: 2,647
  • Northeast: 289
  • Midwest: 1,521
  • South: 245
  • West: 604

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.7%)
  • Electricity (17.0%)
  • Wood (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (58.3%)
  • Electricity (20.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.9%)
  • Other fuel (3.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

2.3%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

10.8%
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)

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $210,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $105,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,268,000
    Regular Highways: $3,156,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $438,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $3,192,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,123,000
    Regular Highways: $2,852,000
    Police Protection: $1,558,000
    Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Correctional Institutions: $994,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $990,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $964,000
    Central Staff Services: $800,000
    General - Other: $775,000
    Parks and Recreation: $460,000
    Health - Other: $448,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    General Public Buildings: $136,000
    Housing and Community Development: $123,000
    Libraries: $68,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $239,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,653,000

Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,084,000
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,413,000
    All Other: $727,000
    Highways: $54,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,369,000
    Interest Earnings: $342,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,513,000
    Public Welfare: $1,729,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,352,000
    All Other: $1,112,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,266,000
    Other License: $22,000

Lake County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,026,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,306,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,680,000

Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,966,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 108
  • Number of aged recipients: 5
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 103
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 80
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 47
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 40
Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lake County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7975.7 years
William6474.3 years
Mary4579.3 years
James3571.2 years
Robert3372.3 years
Arthur3178.0 years
George3176.7 years
Carl2976.6 years
Richard2872.4 years
Margaret2779.0 years
Most common last names in Lake County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10178.1 years
Anderson6877.5 years
Carlson4376.9 years
Olson4081.1 years
Peterson3076.4 years
Erickson2978.1 years
Nelson2779.0 years
Larson2381.6 years
Swanson2279.1 years
Hanson2076.5 years
Businesses in Lake County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn2H&R Block2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1True Value2
Ford1U-Haul2

Lake County on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"