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Laketown township, MN map Land area: 27.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.
Population: 2,331 (13% urban, 87% rural)
Males: 1,167  (50.1%)
Females: 1,164  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,860 (1,775 owner occupied, 85 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

5%
State:

25%


Races in Laketown township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.8%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 32.2
Median age of females: 30.5

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Average household size: 2.92

Laketown township:

2.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.17

Estimated median household income in 2009: $83,174 ($75,000 in 1999)
This township:

$83,174
Minnesota:

$55,616

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $396 (lower quartile is $139, upper quartile is $1,197)
Here:

$396
State:

$683

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $327,555 (it was $196,300 in 2000)
Laketown township:

$327,555
Minnesota:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $221,088 - $437,555

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $442,247
Here:

$442,247
State:

$247,637

In 2-unit structures: $267,994
Here:

$267,994
State:

$233,138
Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Laketown township: Island View Golf Club (A), Deardorff Orchards (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laketown township include: Waconia Church (A), Scandia Church (B), Oakwood Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Scandia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wassermann Lake (A), Turbid Lake (B), Reitz Lake (C), Piersons Lake (D), Parley Lake (E), Marsh Lake (F), Carl Krey Lake (G), Lunsten Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 67 (72% naturalized citizens)

Laketown township:  2.9%
State:  5.3%

57% of Laketown township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Minnesota.

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

  • This state: 1530
  • Northeast: 61
  • Midwest: 412
  • South: 98
  • West: 118
Laketown township, Minnesota satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

471 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 651
  • Two: 7
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 2

Housing units in Laketown township with a mortgage: 328 (33 second mortgage, 78 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 105

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 13
  • 1995 to 1998: 37
  • 1990 to 1994: 40
  • 1980 to 1989: 103
  • 1970 to 1979: 179
  • 1960 to 1969: 113
  • 1950 to 1959: 37
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 121

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laketown township, Minnesota:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 49
  • 6 rooms: 89
  • 7 rooms: 114
  • 8 rooms: 148
  • 9 or more rooms: 187

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laketown township, Minnesota:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laketown township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 61
  • 3 bedrooms: 251
  • 4 bedrooms: 237
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 51

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laketown township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 4
  • 3 bedrooms: 15
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Laketown township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 69
  • 2 vehicles: 313
  • 3 vehicles: 158
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5 or more vehicles: 32

Cars and other vehicles available in Laketown township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 1
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Laketown township:

  • German (53.3%)
  • Norwegian (8.0%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • Swedish (5.1%)
  • Irish (4.9%)
  • United States or American (4.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.5%)

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

  • Germany (27%)
  • Russia (21%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Brazil (7%)
  • Laos (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 963 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 112 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (1%)
  • Walked: 79 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

471 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

94.7% of residents of Laketown township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 22% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,824
  • In family households: 1,691 (501 male householders, 36 female householders)
    501 spouses, 613 children (562 natural, 37 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 5 other relatives, 23 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 133 (66 male householders (52 living alone)), 35 female householders (29 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 473 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 210 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 113 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 81 1-person, 13 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 2 4-persons,

485 married couples with children.
31 single-parent households (14 men, 17 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 78
Here:

30.4%
Minnesota:

11.7%

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

6.1%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 374
Here:

83.3%
Minnesota:

24.6%

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Laketown township:

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