Lake County, MinnesotaLake County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 11,058. Its county seat is Two Harbors6.
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Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,746 km² (2,991 mi²). 5,437 km² (2,099 mi²) of it is land and 2,309 km² (892 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 29.81% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 11,058 people, 4,646 households, and 3,140 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (5/mi²). There are 6,840 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.99% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.70% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,646 households out of which 27.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% are married couples living together, 6.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% are non-families. 28.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.30% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 20.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $40,402, and the median income for a family is $46,980. Males have a median income of $39,719 versus $26,500 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,761. 7.40% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.40% are under the age of 18 and 5.70% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Beaver Bay Township\n*Beaver Bay\n*Crystal Bay Township\n*Fall Lake Township\n*Silver Bay\n*Silver Creek Township\n*Stony River Township\n*Two Harbors
Territories\n*Lake No. 1\n*Lake No. 2
External Link\n*Lake County, Minnesota