Lake George, Minnesota

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Population in 2010: 230.
Males: 124  (53.9%)
Females: 106  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

53.9 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56458.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,323
Lake George:

$59,323
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,008

Lake George CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $213,315
Lake George:

$213,315
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $203,776; detached houses: $213,016; mobile homes: $131,477

Median gross rent in 2019: $723.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake George: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.4%

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  • Races in Lake George, MN (2019)
    • 25992.5%White alone
    • 134.6%Two or more races
    • 31.1%Hispanic
    • 20.7%American Indian alone

Races in Lake George detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (45.6%), European (18.4%), American (6.1%), Irish (6.1%), French Canadian (5.3%), Czech (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1429 feet

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,932 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,230 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (88.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (175.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (516.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Laporte, MN (3.4 miles),
Nevis, MN (4.2 miles ),
Akeley, MN (4.3 miles ),
Park Rapids, MN (4.4 miles ),
Bemidji, MN (4.5 miles ),
Walker, MN (4.5 miles ),
Wilton, MN (4.6 miles),
Cass Lake, MN (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 47.20 N, Longitude: 94.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Distribution of median household income in Lake George, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake George, MN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lake George-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Lake George place center .

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.7 miles away from the place center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake George-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 42% 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 117.1 miles away from Lake George center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 296.8 miles away from Lake George 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 132.2 miles away from Lake George center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hubbard County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake George:

  • Bemidji State University (about 21 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 70 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 82 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 84 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 87 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 87 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

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Notable locations in Lake George: Lake George Fire Department (A), Lake George Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake George include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Lake George Bible Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Paine Lake (A), Long Lake (B), Lake George (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Lake George Pines Motel (37197 US71).

Hubbard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lake George:

Marital status in Lake George, MN
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lake George:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake George, MN (based on Hubbard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,29310
Evangelical Protestant2,70317
Catholic2,1004
Other61
None12,326-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Hubbard County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hubbard County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Hubbard County:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hubbard County:

7.6%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hubbard County:

11.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

7.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Beltrami County, MN  1.18% ($42,957 average AGI)
to Cass County, MN  0.98% ($35,013)
to Becker County, MN  0.49% ($28,237)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake George:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBUN (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KAKK (1570 AM; 1 kW; WALKER, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake George:

  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBJI (98.3 FM; BLACKDUCK, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKBJ-FM (103.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake George:

  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K65DT (Channel 65; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORPORATION)
  • K67BZ (Channel 67; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K69CP (Channel 69; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K28DD (Channel 28; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K30DK (Channel 30; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTC (Channel 26; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 235Total average daily traffic
  • 230Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake George)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0FWQ, Licensee ID: L00331612, Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/10/2023, Certifier: Thomas M Fogarty, Registrant: Thomas M Fogarty, Lake George, MN 56458
  • Call Sign: W0CHC, Licensee ID: L00971042, Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 04/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Donald E Mc Kay, Registrant: Donald E Mc Kay, Lake George, MN 56458
  • Call Sign: KD0CZN, Licensee ID: L01371675, Grant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2020, Certifier: Rebekah S Schrader, Registrant: Rebekah S Schrader, Lake George, MN 56458
  • Call Sign: KD0CZO, Licensee ID: L01371676, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 02/20/2028, Certifier: Patricia A Schrader, Registrant: Patricia A Schrader, Lake George, MN 56458-1606
  • Call Sign: KD0CZP, Licensee ID: L01371677, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 02/20/2028, Certifier: John J Schrader, Registrant: John J Schrader, Lake George, MN 56458

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake George, MN
  • 47.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 2.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake George, MN
  • 78.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.7%Electricity


Lake George compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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