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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 3,950 (all rural); it was 4,522 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 799
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 680
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,625
Renter-occupied apartments: 305 (it was 278 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

27%

Land area: 1297 sq. mi.

Water area: 478.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake of the Woods County: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (52.8%), Construction (20.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 2,058  (52.1%)
Females: 1,892  (47.9%)
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Lake of the Woods County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lake of the Woods County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,455 ($32,861 in 1999)

This county:

$47,455
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $409 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $657)
This county:

$409
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,375 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Lake of the Woods:

$135,375
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,782 - $202,777
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,006
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $467

Institutionalized population: 50

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 60
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 69
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $210,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,148 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,283 (1.4%)

Lake of the Woods County household income distribution in 2009 Lake of the Woods County home values distribution Lake of the Woods County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.4%
Lake of the Woods County:

7.4%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 50.9 years old
(Males: 51.6 years old, Females: 50.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.8 years old, Black residents: 30.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.3 years old, Asian residents: 53.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 10.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake of the Woods County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.

Cities in this county include: Baudette, Williams, Angle Inlet.

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

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Neighboring counties: San Juan County, Washington , Stevens County, Washington .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 85
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 64 (15.2% naturalized citizens)

Lake of the Woods County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 34
  • 2000 to 2009: 1
  • 1990 to 1999: 3
  • 1980 to 1989: 12
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • Before 1970: 42
Note: State values scaled to Lake of the Woods County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.3%

Lake of the Woods County marital status for males Lake of the Woods County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,551
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 1
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 962
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Lake of the Woods County with a mortgage: 761 (17 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 554

Here:

57.9% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake of the Woods County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8637
Evangelical Protestant3595
Catholic3503
Other41
None1,469-
Lake of the Woods 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 of the Woods County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Lake of the Woods County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake of the Woods County:

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake of the Woods County:

27.4%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Lake of the Woods County:

Average size of farms: 573 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,056
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $93.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,344
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,845
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.12%
All wheat for grain: 15427 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 686 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Lake of the Woods County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% 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 217.4 miles away from Lake of the Woods County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.5 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 223.1 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 379.3 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 802.3 miles away from Lake of the Woods County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 381.5 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: 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 Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1419: June 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1419, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1996 to June 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1116: June 01, 1996, FEMA Id: 1116, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 30, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-582: April 30, 1979, FEMA Id: 582, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lake of the Woods County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

  • Vietnam (44%)
  • India (36%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

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

  • Norwegian (21%)
  • German (19%)
  • Swedish (11%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)
  • Czech (2%)

Lake of the Woods County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,063 (64.7%)
  • Carpooled: 252 (15.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 150 (9.1%)
  • Worked at home: 175 (10.6%)

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

47 people in nursing homes

People in group quarters in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,083.

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.54% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($21,534 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($9,375 average AGI)
Lake of the Woods County:

1.83%
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 Roseau County, MN  0.98% ($27,063 average AGI)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.56% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($16,324 average AGI)
2.78% relocated to other states ($17,924 average AGI)
Lake of the Woods County:

2.78%
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 Roseau County, MN  0.66% ($30,545 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Lake of the Woods County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake of the Woods County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lake of the Woods County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake of the Woods County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake of the Woods County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 947 (836 aged, 111 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 67 (8%)

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 of the Woods County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (64)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (46)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (26)
  • Congestive heart failure (22)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (20)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (20)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (19)
  • Unspecified dementia (17)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 22.71
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,152
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,476
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,584

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 995
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 995
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 68

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 23

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,950
  • In family households: 3,212 (503 male householders, 459 female householders)
    796 spouses, 1,062 children (1,036 natural, 0 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 129 other relatives, 164 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 678 (342 male householders (332 living alone)), 255 female householders (203 living alone)), 78 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 58

Size of family households: 654 2-persons, 153 3-persons, 106 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 535 1-person, 60 2-persons, 4 4-persons.

445 married couples with children.
244 single-parent households (181 men, 63 women).

99.0% of residents of Lake of the Woods speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $28,202,000 ($6,404 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $704,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,270,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,499,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,885,000
Federal grants: $7,364,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,952,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $15,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,052,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,152,000

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

Births: 223
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 249
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -113
Here -26 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lake of the Woods County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.17 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 570
  • 1990 to 1999: 877
  • 1980 to 1989: 769
  • 1970 to 1979: 564
  • 1960 to 1969: 146
  • 1950 to 1959: 327
  • 1940 to 1949: 218
  • 1939 or earlier: 189
Note: State values scaled to Lake of the Woods population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake of the Woods County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 23
  • 4 rooms: 244
  • 5 rooms: 365
  • 6 rooms: 248
  • 7 rooms: 139
  • 8 rooms: 117
  • 9+ rooms: 141
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 54
  • 4 rooms: 82
  • 5 rooms: 43
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake of the Woods County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 90
  • 2 bedrooms: 433
  • 3 bedrooms: 555
  • 4 bedrooms: 185
  • 5+ bedrooms: 43
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 91
  • 2 bedrooms: 106
  • 3 bedrooms: 38
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake of the Woods County population
  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 238
  • 2 vehicles: 602
  • 3 vehicles: 283
  • 4 vehicles: 95
  • 5+ vehicles: 59
  • no vehicle: 36
  • 1 vehicle: 176
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Lake of the Woods County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Minnesota.

Lake of the Woods County:

89.2%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 3,018
  • Other state: 790
  • Northeast: 27
  • Midwest: 481
  • South: 52
  • West: 233

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake of the Woods County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42.2%)
  • Electricity (29.9%)
  • Utility gas (16.6%)
  • Wood (9.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (50.0%)
  • Electricity (24.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 of the Woods County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,674,000
    General: $1,674,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,810,000
    Solid Waste Management: $659,000
    Financial Administration: $641,000
    Police Protection: $599,000
    Welfare - Other: $547,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $299,000
    Central Staff Services: $274,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $178,000
    Parks & Recreation: $175,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000
    General Public Buildings: $100,000
    Health Services - Other: $53,000
    Transit Utilities: $38,000
    Other Hospitals: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $67,000
    Transit Utilities: $52,000
    Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $6,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,480,000

Lake of the Woods County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $198,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $262,000
    Transit Utilities: $48,000
    Highways: $47,000
    All Other: $29,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $444,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $317,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,822,000
    General Support: $1,210,000
    All Other: $308,000
    Public Welfare: $289,000
    Health & Hospitals: $26,000
    Transit Utilities: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,751,000
    NEC: $54,000

Lake of the Woods County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $500,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $500,000

Lake of the Woods County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,714,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 41
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 34
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 27
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 11
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 22
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13
Lake of the Woods County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lake of the Woods County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lake of the Woods County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3681.9 years
Anna2285.6 years
William2074.5 years
Mary1876.3 years
George1878.6 years
Edward1780.6 years
Robert1771.1 years
James1578.2 years
Richard1566.7 years
Margaret1483.4 years
Most common last names in Lake of the Woods County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson4879.1 years
Johnson3480.0 years
Anderson3375.2 years
Larson2279.4 years
Peterson2179.6 years
Nelson1676.3 years
Hanson1680.1 years
Smith1480.0 years
Carlson1376.2 years
Thompson1278.4 years
Businesses in Lake of the Woods County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Lane Furniture1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul2