Tikander Lake, Minnesota

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Tikander Lake is an unorganized territory in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 783 at the 2000 census.

Nearby places include Fayal Township, Biwabik Township, White Township, Palo, and Makinen.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.1 km²); 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²) of it (3.77%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 783 people, 306 households, and 234 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 22.4 people per square mile (8.6/km²). There were 372 housing units at an average density of 10.6/sq mi (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 98.21% White, 0.38% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, and 0.89% from two or more races.

There were 306 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 34.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.1 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $46,012, and the median income for a family was $48,523. Males had a median income of $39,479 versus $28,542 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $21,061. About 3.8% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.


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

Coordinates: 47°24′55″N 92°22′05″W / 47.41528°N 92.36806°W / 47.41528; -92.36806