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Demographics

People

Total Population2,016
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens20.9%
Employed Population 16+867
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married41%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$29,728
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,898
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,364
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.5%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$67,700

Ancestry

German47.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.3%
Norwegian12.7%
Irish5.4%
Swedish4.9%
Dutch4.2%
English3%
Russian2.1%
Danishn1.6%
Swiss1.3%
Czech0.9%
Italian0.5%
Luxemburger0.5%
Welsh0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
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Mountain Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cottonwood County
Standard Zip Codes56159
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.94
Approximate Longitude-94.92

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)

StationWINDOM
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationST JAMES FILT PLANT
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip27.6 inches
StationWORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance38.3 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bingham Lake113$48,125
Butterfield661$42,083
Comfrey383$66,250
Darfur115$42,917
Odin92$68,750
Windom4,545$61,406

Mountain Lake Public Libraries

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

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Mountain Lake Public Schools

Mountain Lake Elementary
450 12th St
ZIP: 56159
(507) 427-3151
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Mountain Lake Secondary
450 12th St
ZIP: 56159
(507) 427-2323
High
Total Enrollment 241

Mountain Lake Private Schools

Mountain Lake Christian School
710 11th St
ZIP: 56159
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 73
Neuhof School
40394 570th Ave
ZIP: 56159
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
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