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Demographics

People

Total Population10,393
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens6.1%
Employed Population 16+5,339
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.2%
Median Earnings25+$37,760
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,685
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,034

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,926
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone18.3%
Median Gross Rent$819
Median House Value$160,100

Ancestry

German40.2%
Norwegian19.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
Swedish10.8%
Irish8.4%
Polish7%
French Except Basque4.5%
English2.6%
African2.4%
Czech1.9%
Finnish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Liberian1.6%
Dutch1.3%
Danishn0.9%
Slovak0.9%
Italian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Canadian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Big Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sherburne County
Standard Zip Codes55309
Phone Area Codes763
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.33
Approximate Longitude-93.74

Big 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)

StationBUFFALO
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationSANTIAGO 3 E
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.5 inches
StationDELANO
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip27.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albertville7,286$99,070
Becker4,677$84,727
Elk River23,743$89,822
Hanover3,064$101,118
Monticello13,214$77,137
Otsego15,065$93,142

Big Lake Public Schools

Big Lake Middle School
601 Minnesota Ave
ZIP: 55309
(763) 262-2567
Middle
Total Enrollment 712
Big Lake Senior High
501 Minnesota Ave
ZIP: 55309
(763) 262-2547
High
Total Enrollment 974
Independence Elementary
701 Minnesota Ave
ZIP: 55309
(763) 262-2537
Primary
Total Enrollment 847
Liberty Elementary
17901 205th Ave N W
ZIP: 55309
(763) 262-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 722
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