Minnesota Lake, Minnesota

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Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
City
Location of Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
Location of Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°50′33″N 93°49′54″W / 43.84250°N 93.83167°W / 43.84250; -93.83167
Country United States
State Minnesota
Counties Faribault, Blue Earth
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Jerry Klein
Area[1]
 • Total 2.17 sq mi (5.62 km2)
 • Land 1.66 sq mi (4.30 km2)
 • Water 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
Elevation 1,043 ft (318 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 687
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 675
 • Density 413.9/sq mi (159.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56068
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-43198
GNIS feature ID 0647940[4]
Website www.minnesotalake.com

Minnesota Lake is a city in Blue Earth and Faribault counties in the State of Minnesota. The population was 687 at the 2010 census.[5] The bulk of the city is in Faribault County; only a small part extends into Blue Earth County. Minnesota Lake was first called Marples in 1858 after an early settler of the area. It was later changed to Minnesota Lake in 1866.

The small Blue Earth County portion of Minnesota Lake is part of the MankatoMetropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.17 square miles (5.62 km2), of which 1.66 square miles (4.30 km2) is land and 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2) is water.[1]

Minnesota State Highway 22 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 208
1890 340 63.5%
1900 518 52.4%
1910 445 −14.1%
1920 450 1.1%
1930 435 −3.3%
1940 526 20.9%
1950 609 15.8%
1960 697 14.4%
1970 711 2.0%
1980 744 4.6%
1990 681 −8.5%
2000 681 0.0%
2010 687 0.9%
Est. 2012 675 −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2012 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 687 people, 295 households, and 192 families residing in the city. The population density was 413.9 inhabitants per square mile (159.8 /km2). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 199.4 per square mile (77.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 295 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 681 people, 297 households, and 196 families residing in the city. The population density was 431.6 people per square mile (166.4/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 200.3 per square mile (77.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.56% White, 0.15% Native American, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 297 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% 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 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,896, and the median income for a family was $44,091. Males had a median income of $32,105 versus $19,844 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,609. About 2.0% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 12, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved September 12, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 43°50′31″N 93°49′55″W / 43.84194°N 93.83194°W / 43.84194; -93.83194