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People

Total Population 2,175
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,036
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,933
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,565
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,336

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,321
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 17.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $54,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 3.1%

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 141 $61,250
Butterfield 612 $56,591
Comfrey 382 $58,125
Darfur 122 $51,250

Mountain Lake Public Libraries

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

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

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