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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 26,114 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 22,330 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,323
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,415
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,896
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,428 (it was 1,742 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

27%

Land area: 574 sq. mi.

Water area: 107.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mille Lacs County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.9%), Construction (11.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 13,124  (50.3%)
Females: 12,990  (49.7%)

Mille Lacs County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mille Lacs County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,162 ($36,977 in 1999)

This county:

$53,162
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $983)
This county:

$669
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $158,712 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Mille Lacs:

$158,712
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,883 - $221,339
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,272
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 474

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 132
  • Thefts: 440
  • Auto thefts: 77

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 140
  • Thefts: 394
  • Auto thefts: 63
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $271,400
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $226,200

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: $1,799 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,709 (1.2%)

Mille Lacs County household income distribution in 2009 Mille Lacs County home values distribution Mille Lacs County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.7%
Mille Lacs County:

10.7%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.7% for other race residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.7 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 26.7 years old, American Indian residents: 29.2 years old, Asian residents: 30.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 38.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mille Lacs County is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $710 a month.

Cities in this county include: Princeton, Milaca, Onamia, Isle, Vineland, Foreston, Wahkon, Pease, Bock.

Mille Lacs 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 Mille Lacs County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Broadwater County, Montana , Jefferson County, Montana , Musselshell County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 536
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 417 (70.9% naturalized citizens)

Mille Lacs County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 43
  • 2000 to 2009: 88
  • 1990 to 1999: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 53
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • Before 1970: 101
Note: State values scaled to Mille Lacs County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

Mille Lacs County marital status for males Mille Lacs County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,574
  • One, attached: 546
  • Two: 119
  • 3 or 4: 177
  • 5 to 9: 336
  • 10 to 19: 284
  • 20 to 49: 387
  • 50 or more: 139
  • Mobile homes: 1,202
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Mille Lacs County with a mortgage: 4,785 (188 second mortgage, 516 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,665

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mille Lacs County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,19215
Catholic5,9876
Evangelical Protestant5,89024
Other5553
None7,473-
Mille Lacs 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: 7
Mille Lacs County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Mille Lacs County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mille Lacs County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Mille Lacs County:

25.7%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Mille Lacs County:

Average size of farms: 156 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,581
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $126.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,428
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,324
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.50%
Corn for grain: 17445 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 310 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 11939 harvested acres
Vegetables: 127 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mille Lacs County-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 116.7 miles away from Mille Lacs County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.8 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 304.1 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 155.6 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 88.9 miles away from Mille Lacs County 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 336.7 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, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 01, 2011 to July 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4009: July 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4009, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 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 01, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-347: August 01, 1972, FEMA Id: 347, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 18, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-255: April 18, 1969, FEMA Id: 255, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 11, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-188: April 11, 1965, FEMA Id: 188, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Mille Lacs 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 (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • England (11%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Bolivia (6%)
  • Cambodia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mille Lacs County (%):

  • German (33%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Mille Lacs County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,366 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,195 (11.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 39 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 196 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 301 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 669 (6.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 319 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in halfway houses
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 287 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,354.

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.78% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($28,674 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($4,561 average AGI)
Mille Lacs County:

0.95%
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 Sherburne County, MN  1.08% ($33,472 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.57% ($41,732)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.53% ($33,769)
from Benton County, MN  0.48% ($32,957)
from Stearns County, MN  0.42% ($23,244)
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.28% ($30,667)
from Isanti County, MN  0.28% ($37,667)


7.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.83% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($24,745 average AGI)
1.34% relocated to other states ($5,150 average AGI)
Mille Lacs County:

1.34%
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 Sherburne County, MN  1.09% ($34,916 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.73% ($25,597)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.51% ($29,200)
to Anoka County, MN  0.44% ($28,953)
to Benton County, MN  0.37% ($25,500)
to Crow Wing County, MN  0.33% ($32,063)
to Isanti County, MN  0.31% ($29,161)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Mille Lacs County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Mille Lacs County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mille Lacs County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mille Lacs County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mille Lacs County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,841 (4,105 aged, 736 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 483 (7%)

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 Mille Lacs County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (273)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (261)
  • Unspecified dementia (203)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (148)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (146)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (142)
  • Congestive heart failure (124)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (82)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,422
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 494
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,791

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,414
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 880
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,114
  • In family households: 21,390 (3,340 male householders, 3,344 female householders)
    5,013 spouses, 7,502 children (6,877 natural, 282 adopted, 336 stepchildren), 613 grandchildren, 142 brothers or sisters, 230 parents, 279 other relatives, 962 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,182 (1,695 male householders (1,396 living alone)), 1,690 female householders (1,442 living alone)), 793 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 523

Size of family households: 3,091 2-persons, 1,223 3-persons, 1,231 4-persons, 727 5-persons, 280 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,837 1-person, 482 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,703 married couples with children.
1,846 single-parent households (640 men, 1,206 women).

96.6% of residents of Mille Lacs speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $152,859,000 ($6,095 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,205,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,012,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,661,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,910,000
Federal grants: $33,643,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,531,000 ($114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,102,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $843,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $16,403,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,763,000

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

Births: 1,596
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,330
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,115
Here +121 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mille Lacs County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.05 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 180
  • 2010 to 2013: 165
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,822
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,967
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,471
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,827
  • 1960 to 1969: 849
  • 1950 to 1959: 885
  • 1940 to 1949: 482
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,206
Note: State values scaled to Mille Lacs population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mille Lacs County population
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 268
  • 4 rooms: 833
  • 5 rooms: 1,408
  • 6 rooms: 1,363
  • 7 rooms: 1,223
  • 8 rooms: 913
  • 9+ rooms: 1,337
  • 1 room: 167
  • 2 rooms: 253
  • 3 rooms: 376
  • 4 rooms: 562
  • 5 rooms: 515
  • 6 rooms: 333
  • 7 rooms: 206
  • 8 rooms: 110
  • 9+ rooms: 100
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mille Lacs County population
  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 223
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,884
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,392
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,556
  • 5+ bedrooms: 342
  • no bedroom: 185
  • 1 bedroom: 642
  • 2 bedrooms: 841
  • 3 bedrooms: 673
  • 4 bedrooms: 217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
Cars and other vehicles available in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mille Lacs County population
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 1,536
  • 2 vehicles: 2,917
  • 3 vehicles: 1,749
  • 4 vehicles: 725
  • 5+ vehicles: 412
  • no vehicle: 476
  • 1 vehicle: 1,073
  • 2 vehicles: 732
  • 3 vehicles: 273
  • 4 vehicles: 58
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

86% of Mille Lacs County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Minnesota.

Mille Lacs County:

86.3%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 21,674
  • Other state: 3,769
  • Northeast: 177
  • Midwest: 2,321
  • South: 443
  • West: 837

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mille Lacs County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36.9%)
  • Utility gas (36.6%)
  • Electricity (10.0%)
  • Wood (9.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (41.2%)
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.1%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 281
Here:

9.6%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 157
Here:

10.7%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

20.7%
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)

Mille Lacs County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,710,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $3,699,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,511,000
    Regular Highways: $1,673,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,561,000
    Police Protection: $1,407,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,206,000
    Financial Administration: $789,000
    Health Services - Other: $739,000
    General Public Buildings: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $582,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $555,000
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $188,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $180,000
    Libraries: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $611,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,727,000

Mille Lacs County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $935,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,143,000
    All Other: $304,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,082,000
    Interest Earnings: $515,000
    Special Assessments: $230,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,169,000
    Public Welfare: $2,803,000
    All Other: $1,165,000
    General Support: $1,130,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,004,000
    NEC: $143,000

Mille Lacs County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,400,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,570,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,615,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $215,000

Mille Lacs County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,617,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 339
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 282
  • Number of recipients under 18: 50
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 211
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 78
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 154
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 142
Mille Lacs County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Mille Lacs County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mille Lacs County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19978.2 years
William13878.1 years
George11380.1 years
Robert10871.7 years
Mary10083.7 years
Anna7888.3 years
Joseph7776.3 years
James7672.7 years
Henry7580.0 years
Arthur7478.2 years
Most common last names in Mille Lacs County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson22678.3 years
Anderson17679.6 years
Nelson11381.0 years
Peterson9979.6 years
Olson9078.0 years
Swanson5782.7 years
Erickson5779.7 years
Larson5678.6 years
Carlson4780.9 years
Jones3779.4 years
Businesses in Mille Lacs County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture3
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS2
Jones New York1