Lake St. Croix Beach, Minnesota

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Lake St. Croix Beach, Minnesota
City
Nickname(s): LSCB
Motto: Life's a beach!
Location of the city of Lake St. Croix Beachwithin Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Lake St. Croix Beach
within Washington County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°55′19″N 92°46′12″W / 44.92194°N 92.77000°W / 44.92194; -92.77000Coordinates: 44°55′19″N 92°46′12″W / 44.92194°N 92.77000°W / 44.92194; -92.77000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
Government
 • Type Weak Mayor System
 • Mayor Thomas McCarthy
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,051
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,059
 • Density 1,910.9/sq mi (737.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55043
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-34865[4]
GNIS feature ID 0646389[5]
Website lscb.govoffice.com

Lake St. Croix Beach is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,051 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2); 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2) is land and 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2) is water.[1] County 18 serves as a main route.

Demographics[edit]

Lake St. Croix Beach is also governed by a 5-member council. All members govern with the well being of the city in mind tending to the day-to-day business with no exceptions. Members of this council receive calls from concerned citizens to express some issues.

The locals usual hangout spots, popular among teens. Some of those hangout spots include Jimmy's Pizza, Subway, Freedom gas station, and a local ice cream parlor located a couple miles south in Afton, Minnesota.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,051 people, 458 households, and 282 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,910.9 inhabitants per square mile (737.8/km2). There were 502 housing units at an average density of 912.7 per square mile (352.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 458 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 36.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,140 people, 462 households, and 308 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,982.4 people per square mile (758.9/km²). There were 487 housing units at an average density of 846.9 per square mile (324.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.79% White, 0.35% African American, 1.05% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.84% of the population.

There were 462 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

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.