Janette Lake, Minnesota

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Janette Lake is an unorganized territory in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 249 at the 2000 census.

State Highway 73 (MN 73) serves as a main route in the area.

The unincorporated communities of Silica and Bengal are located within Janette Lake Unorganized Territory.

Janet Lake Wayside Park is located in the area.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²); 34.7 square miles (89.8 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²) of it (4.12%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 249 people, 105 households, and 84 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 7.2 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 3.9/sq mi (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 98.39% White, 0.40% Native American, and 1.20% from two or more races.

There were 105 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 44.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $43,304, and the median income for a family was $44,464. Males had a median income of $45,469 versus $30,313 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $19,521. About 6.5% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 47°14′18″N 93°01′07″W / 47.23833°N 93.01861°W / 47.23833; -93.01861