Fifty Lakes, Minnesota

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Fifty Lakes, Minnesota
Location of Fifty Lakes within Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Location of Fifty Lakes
within Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°44′50″N 94°4′21″W / 46.74722°N 94.07250°W / 46.74722; -94.07250
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyCrow Wing
Area
 • Total33.56 sq mi (86.92 km2)
 • Land29.32 sq mi (75.93 km2)
 • Water4.25 sq mi (10.99 km2)
Elevation
1,289 ft (393 m)
Population
 • Total387
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
403
 • Density13.75/sq mi (5.31/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56448
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-21032[4]
GNIS feature ID0643626[5]

Fifty Lakes is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 387 at the 2010 census.[6] It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Fifty Lakes was incorporated in May 1949. Its post office began in 1926.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.16 square miles (85.88 km2), of which 29.20 square miles (75.63 km2) is land and 3.96 square miles (10.26 km2) is water.[8] It is along County Roads 1, 3, and 136.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960143
19701430.0%
198026383.9%
199029913.7%
200039231.1%
2010387−1.3%
Est. 2017403[3]4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 387 people, 173 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 13.3 inhabitants per square mile (5.1/km2). There were 585 housing units at an average density of 20.0 per square mile (7.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 173 households of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the city was 56.4 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 34.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 392 people, 194 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 13.5 people per square mile (5.2/km²). There were 515 housing units at an average density of 17.7 per square mile (6.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.74% White and 0.26% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 13.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.39.

In the city, the population was spread out with 11.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 16.1% from 25 to 44, 40.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,773, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $48,125 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,575. About 2.9% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 158. ISBN 978-0-87351-396-8.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-13.

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Coordinates: 46°44′21″N 94°05′35″W / 46.73917°N 94.09306°W / 46.73917; -94.09306