Crosslake, Minnesota

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Crosslake, Minnesota
City
Location of Crosslake, Minnesota
Location of Crosslake, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 94°6′25″W / 46.67056°N 94.10694°W / 46.67056; -94.10694Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 94°6′25″W / 46.67056°N 94.10694°W / 46.67056; -94.10694
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Area[1]
 • Total 36.89 sq mi (95.54 km2)
 • Land 25.74 sq mi (66.67 km2)
 • Water 11.15 sq mi (28.88 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,141
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,169
 • Density 83.2/sq mi (32.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56442
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-13978[4]
GNIS feature ID 0642486[5]

Crosslake is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,141 at the 2010 census.[6] It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 36.89 square miles (95.54 km2), of which 25.74 square miles (66.67 km2) is land and 11.15 square miles (28.88 km2) is water.[1]

History[edit]

Crosslake was incorporated in 1959. In 1972 it absorbed North Cross Lake, Minnesota.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 165
1970 358 117.0%
1980 1,064 197.2%
1990 1,132 6.4%
2000 1,893 67.2%
2010 2,141 13.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,141 people, 1,027 households, and 651 families residing in the city. The population density was 83.2 inhabitants per square mile (32.1 /km2). There were 2,799 housing units at an average density of 108.7 per square mile (42.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 1,027 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.59.

The median age in the city was 56.1 years. 16.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 34% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,893 people, 899 households, and 623 families residing in the city. The population density was 73.8 people per square mile (28.5/km²). There were 2,477 housing units at an average density of 96.6 per square mile (37.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.52% White, 0.05% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population. 29.6% were of German, 19.8% Norwegian, 15.9% Swedish, 5.8% English and 5.0% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 899 households out of which 15.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.52.

In the city the population was spread out with 14.7% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 31.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,125, and the median income for a family was $45,990. Males had a median income of $40,345 versus $23,636 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,227. About 2.7% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

Radio stations[edit]

FM radio

  • 104.3 KLKS Timeless music, CNN and local news, Great Lakes Weather Service Meteorologists
  • 94.7 KSKK Soft Rock, CBS News and local weather, Awesome 80's

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Guide to Crooslake

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