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People

Total Population 2,076
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 952
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 44.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,425
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,900

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,674
% Above Poverty Level 85%
% Below Poverty Level 15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $682
Median House Value $57,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 3.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mountain Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Cottonwood
Standard Zip Codes 56159
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.938
Longitude -94.929

Mountain Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINDOM
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station ST JAMES FILT PLANT
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station WORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance 38.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bingham Lake 123 $38,750
Butterfield 633 $50,893
Comfrey 359 $62,500
Darfur 115 $44,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mountain Lake Public Libraries

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Mountain Lake Public Library
1054 4TH AVENUE
Mountain Lake, Minnesota
(507) 427-2506

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Mountain Lake High Schools

MOUNTAIN LAKE SEC.
450 12TH ST.
507-427-2323
Serves 223 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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