Long Lake, Minnesota

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Long Lake, Minnesota

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High Points

Long Lake strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Long Lake Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Long Lake Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Long Lake People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Long Lake Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Long Lake College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Long Lake Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Long Lake, Minnesota

Comparing Long Lake to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Long Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles W of Plymouth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55356
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.986
Longitude -93.571

Long Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Long Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,842 100%
Male 911 49.5%
Female 931 50.5%
Under 18 454 24.6%
18+ 1,388 75.4%
65+ 207 11.2%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,780 96.6%
African-American 24 1.3%
Asian 9 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 9 0.5%
Mixed Race 19 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.1%

Estimated Long Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,827
Growth -15
Growth % -0.8%

Long Lake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 27.7%
Norwegian 13%
Swedish 11.4%
Irish 9.1%
US/American 5.2%
English 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Italian 2.6%
Russian 2.5%
Polish 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Danish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
European 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Czech 1.1%
Welsh 1%
Finnish 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Croatian 0.5%
Liberian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Long Lake 1,842 $64,063
Maple Plain 2,088 $58,977
Medina 4,005 $96,909
Minnetonka Beach 614 $168,868
Orono 7,538 $101,114
Wayzata 4,113 $96,859
Woodland 480 $175,000
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Long Lake High Schools (2004)

Serves 841 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

Long Lake Colleges

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