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   (County: Sherburne County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Big Lake City, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 436

5 to 9 years : 424

10 to 14 years : 530

15 to 17 years : 249

18 and 19 years : 164

20 years : 13

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 154

25 to 29 years : 567

30 to 34 years : 525

35 to 39 years : 337

40 to 44 years : 372

45 to 49 years : 221

50 to 54 years : 153

55 to 59 years : 220

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 83

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 88

70 to 74 years : 57

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 30

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 523

5 to 9 years : 533

10 to 14 years : 352

15 to 17 years : 114

18 and 19 years : 109

20 years : 32

21 years : 68

22 to 24 years : 161

25 to 29 years : 434

30 to 34 years : 504

35 to 39 years : 519

40 to 44 years : 391

45 to 49 years : 249

50 to 54 years : 170

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 71

65 and 66 years : 40

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 18

75 to 79 years : 38

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,231

Multiple ancestry : 4,278

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 92

Ancestry not reported : 821


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,175

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 8

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 90

Not a U.S. citizen : 149


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 959

5 to 17 years : 2,202

18 to 24 years : 701

25 to 34 years : 2,030

35 to 44 years : 1,619

45 to 54 years : 793

55 to 59 years : 371

60 and 61 years : 143

62 to 64 years : 154

65 to 74 years : 298

75 years and over : 152

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 810

5 to 17 years : 1,863

18 to 24 years : 495

25 to 34 years : 1,671

35 to 44 years : 1,185

45 to 54 years : 589

55 to 59 years : 300

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 232

75 years and over : 122

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 17 years : 339

18 to 24 years : 176

25 to 34 years : 308

35 to 44 years : 268

45 to 54 years : 204

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 76

62 to 64 years : 90

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 30

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 51

35 to 44 years : 158

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,772

Female : 3,626

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 879

Female : 898

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 119

Female : 120


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 6,845

Born in other state in the United States : 1,663

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 197


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,475

Now married, except separated : 2,775

Divorced : 503

Separated : 120

Widowed : 119

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 299

Now married, except separated : 1,036

Divorced : 50

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 239

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 7,930

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 188

Speak English less than "very well" : 256

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • German: 2,601   (32.0%)
  • Norwegian: 1,171   (14.4%)
  • Swedish: 992   (12.2%)
  • Irish: 855   (10.5%)
  • Polish: 491   (6.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 303   (3.7%)
  • English: 235   (2.9%)
  • United States Or American: 234   (2.9%)
  • Other Groups: 194   (2.4%)
  • French Canadian: 178   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 166   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 130   (1.6%)
  • Czech: 101   (1.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 80   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 75   (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 61   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 51   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 45   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 41   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 28   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 15   (0.2%)
  • Estonian: 15   (0.2%)
  • European: 13   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 9   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 8   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Big Lake City, Minnesota is 9,422



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Big Lake City, Minnesota: 4,778
Female Population in Big Lake City, Minnesota: 4,644


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Big Lake City, Minnesota: 28.9
Median Female Resident Age in Big Lake City, Minnesota: 29.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Big Lake City, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

30.0

Male

30.2

Female

29.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.0

Male

24.5

Female

12.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.5

Male

35.5

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.9

Male

29.8

Female

30.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

40.5

Male

0.0

Female

40.5

Other


Both sexes

27.1

Male

27.7

Female

26.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.3

Male

10.2

Female

10.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.2

Male

16.4

Female

17.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.2

Male

30.3

Female

30.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Big Lake City, Minnesota


  • White: 8,705
  • African American: 117
  • American Indian: 86
  • Asian: 58
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 456



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Big Lake City, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 39   (2.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 37   (2.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 41   (2.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 41   (2.36%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 77   (4.43%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 634   (36.44%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 106   (6.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 291   (16.72%)
  • Associate Degree: 226   (12.99%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 188   (10.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 38   (2.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (0.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 35   (2.05%)
  • 10th Grade: 43   (2.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 51   (2.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (1.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 623   (36.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 150   (8.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 413   (24.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 134   (7.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 201   (11.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 22   (1.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.23%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • Big Lake Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 501 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (763) 262-2536, Students: 3,442 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • Liberty Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 17901 205th Avenue Nw, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (763) 262-8100, Students: 934 )

  • Independence Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 701 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (763) 262-2537, Students: 829 )

  • Big Lake Midddle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 601 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (763) 262-2567, Students: 828 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • Big Lake Senior High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 501 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309, Phone: (763) 262-2547, Students: 851 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • Big Lake Public Library


    790 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Big Lake City, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Big Lake City, Minnesota.

Area Features of Big Lake City, Minnesota


Building


(1) Big Lake Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Big Lake Cemetery   (2) Greenwood Cemetery   (3) Svea Hill Cemetery   (4) Two Stone Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Evangelical Free Church   (2) Church Of Our Lady Of The Lake   (3) Community Covenant Church   (4) Eidskog Church   (5) Grace Assembly Of God Church   (6) Hope Lutheran Church   (7) Orrock Church   (8) Svea Hill Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Big Lake   (2) Township Of Big Lake   (3) Township Of Orrock  

Dam


(1) Eagle Lake Dam   (2) Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge Pool 17 Dam   (3) Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge Pool 18b Dam   (4) Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge Pool 28 Dam  

Forest


(1) Sand Dunes State Forest  

Lake


(1) Beaudry Lake   (2) Big Lake   (3) Big Mud Lake   (4) Birch Lake   (5) Blacks Lake   (6) Bucks Lake   (7) Eagle Lake   (8) Frederickson Slough   (9) Hidden Lake   (10) Kerber Lake   (11) Lake Ann   (12) Lake Mitchell   (13) Landis Lake   (14) Larsen Slough   (15) Lundberg Slough   (16) Mcdowall Lake   (17) Mud Lake   (18) Strand Lake   (19) Thompson Lake   (20) Wood Lake  

Locale


(1) Carefree Country Club   (2) Carefree Country Club Campground   (3) Lake Shopping Center   (4) Shady River Campgrounds  

Park


(1) Lake Mitchell Park   (2) Lake Ridge Park   (3) Lions Park   (4) Mcdowall Lake Park   (5) Powell Park   (6) Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Orrock  

Post Office


(1) Big Lake Post Office   (2) Orrock Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Eagle Lake   (2) Pool 17   (3) Pool 18   (4) Pool 28  

School


(1) Big Lake Public Schools  

Stream


(1) Saint Francis River   (2) Snake River  

Swamp


(1) Jensen Slough   (2) Preusse Lake  

Tower


(1) Kxli-tv Saint Cloud   (2) Sand Dunes Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Big Lake City, Minnesota

55309 (pop. 12,295)


Cities Nearby Big Lake City, Minnesota

Big Lake Township, MN  (pop. 7,963) 1.9 Miles
Monticello City, MN  (pop. 11,521) 3.7 Miles
Monticello Township, MN  (pop. 3,377) 5.3 Miles
Orrock Township, MN  (pop. 3,471) 5.5 Miles
Becker City, MN  (pop. 4,057) 6.7 Miles
Elk River City, MN  (pop. 23,347) 8.5 Miles
Albertville City, MN  (pop. 6,128) 8.6 Miles
Otsego City, MN  (pop. 12,767) 9.0 Miles
Zimmerman City, MN  (pop. 5,086) 10.4 Miles
St. Michael City, MN  (pop. 14,916) 10.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Big Lake City, Minnesota

763



Elevation in Big Lake City, Minnesota is 958.0 ft. (292.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Big Lake City, Minnesota

Lat: 45.344325 N        Long: -93.752882 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Big Lake City, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Big Lake City, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 123   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 172   (5.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 215   (6.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 415   (13.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 316   (10.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 504   (15.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 340   (10.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 238   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 145   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 126   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 40   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 248   (7.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 237   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,964

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 294

In 3-person carpool : 76

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 7

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 18

Bicycle : 26

Walked : 41

Other means : 50

Worked at home : 116


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 175

5 to 9 minutes : 568

10 to 14 minutes : 320

15 to 19 minutes : 476

20 to 24 minutes : 269

25 to 29 minutes : 163

30 to 34 minutes : 418

35 to 39 minutes : 135

40 to 44 minutes : 310

45 to 59 minutes : 670

60 to 89 minutes : 813

90 or more minutes : 159


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 539

No Social Security income : 2,566


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 330

No retirement income : 2,775


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 88

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 102

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $44,999 : 85

$45,000 to $49,999 : 73

$50,000 to $59,999 : 264

$60,000 to $74,999 : 425

$75,000 to $99,999 : 633

$100,000 to $124,999 : 238

$125,000 to $149,999 : 124

$150,000 to $199,999 : 87

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $73,661


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • WPPI (1010 AM; 1.7 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Herbert M. Hoppe)
  • NEW (1160 AM; 1.4 kW; Andover, MN; Owner: Rams, Ii)
  • KYES (1180 AM; 8.0 kW; Kimball, MN; Owner: Throw Fire Project)
  • NEW (1200 AM; 25.0 kW; Cedar, MN; Owner: Jne Investments, Inc.)
  • WJON (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Regent Licensee Of St. Cloud, Inc.)
  • WQPM (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Princeton, MN; Owner: Milestone Radio Llc)
  • WQPM (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Princeton, MN; Owner: Milestone Radio Llc)
  • KRWC (1360 AM; 0.5 kW; Maple Lake, MN; Owner: Donnell, Inc.)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 2.5 kW; Waite Park, MN; Owner: Regent Licensee Of St. Cloud, Inc.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Crystal, MN; Owner: Rd Minneapolis Assets, Llc)
  • KNSI (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Leighton Enterprises, Inc.)
  • KMNQ (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Brooklyn Center, MN; Owner: Davidson Media Station Klbp Licensee, Llc)
  • WXYG (540 AM; 0.25 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Herbert M. Hoppe)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10.0 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Tri-county Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFXN (690 AM; 0.5 kW; Crystal, MN; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 2.6 kW; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Tri-county)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50.0 kW; Coon Rapids, MN; Owner: Cbs Radio Media Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; Saint Augusta, MN; Owner: Tri-county Broadcasting Inc.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; Saint Augusta, MN; Owner: Regent Licensee Of St. Cloud, Inc.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; Albertville, MN; Owner: Milestone Radio Llc)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; Andover, MN; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; Saint Augusta, MN; Owner: St. Cloud State University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Milaca, MN; Owner: Voice From The Cloud Media, Inc.)
  • KPCS (89.7 FM; Princeton, MN; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; Saint Augusta, MN; Owner: Minnesota Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KBEK (95.5 FM; Dalbo, MN; Owner: Colleen Mckinney, Personal Representative)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; East Bethel, MN; Owner: Lakes Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; Saint Cloud, MN; Owner: Leighton Enterprises Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • KPXM (Channel 41; Big Lake, MN; Owner: Paxson Minneapolis License, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 322  (18.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 126  (7.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 312  (17.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 437  (24.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 441  (29.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 300  (19.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 540  (35.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 75 Farms In Big Lake City, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Big Lake City, Minnesota

Kleinbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 20

Riverwood Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $314.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Big Lake City, Minnesota

  • St. Cloud Regional


    (about 20.3 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: STC)

  • Crossroads Heliport


    (about 25.9 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: JSK)

  • Crystal


    (about 27.5 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)

  • Minneapolis Heliport


    (about 34.4 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: JDT)

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 38.5 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International


    (about 41.0 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: MSP)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 44.0 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 44.1 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 48.6 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field


    (about 48.6 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.35%

Carpooled

14.75%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.37%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.41%

Other Means

0.12%

Worked At Home

3.00%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Big Lake City, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,022

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 108

Female householder, no husband present : 195

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 576

Householder not living alone : 204


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 156

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 70

All other households : 2,879


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,894

Renter-occupied housing units : 128

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 108

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 106

Renter-occupied housing units : 89

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 577

Renter-occupied housing units : 203


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 123

$10,000 to $14,999 : 76

$15,000 to $19,999 : 93

$20,000 to $24,999 : 116

$25,000 to $29,999 : 139

$30,000 to $34,999 : 89

$35,000 to $39,999 : 132

$40,000 to $44,999 : 109

$45,000 to $49,999 : 103

$50,000 to $59,999 : 374

$60,000 to $74,999 : 568

$75,000 to $99,999 : 683

$100,000 to $124,999 : 262

$125,000 to $149,999 : 124

$150,000 to $199,999 : 101

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Total : 3,515


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Occupied : 3,105

Vacant : 410


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 255

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,141

Built 1990 to 1999 : 864

Built 1980 to 1989 : 461

Built 1970 to 1979 : 268

Built 1960 to 1969 : 96

Built 1950 to 1959 : 190

Built 1940 to 1949 : 123

Built 1939 or earlier : 117


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 2,657

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 52

Electricity : 338

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 27

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 19

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 14

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 46

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 85

$150,000 to $174,999 : 384

$175,000 to $199,999 : 667

$200,000 to $249,999 : 843

$250,000 to $299,999 : 282

$300,000 to $399,999 : 125

$400,000 to $499,999 : 41

$500,000 to $749,999 : 48

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 172

Home equity loan only : 629

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 17

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,573

Housing units without a mortgage : 294


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Big Lake City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : $235,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $206,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $195,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $209,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $207,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $233,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $148,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $213,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $123,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Big Lake City, Minnesota: 74.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Big Lake City, Minnesota

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 296 296 $30,783,484
  Two Family 1 2 $184,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

297 298 $30,967,484
2000        
  Single Family 235 235 $25,735,002
  Two Family 2 4 $380,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 61 $2,773,440
  Total

238 300 $28,888,442
2001        
  Single Family 138 138 $17,325,090
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

138 138 $17,325,090
2002        
  Single Family 151 151 $18,379,239
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

151 151 $18,379,239
2003        
  Single Family 231 231 $32,224,320
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

231 231 $32,224,320
2004        
  Single Family 183 183 $24,050,798
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

183 183 $24,050,798
2005        
  Single Family 195 195 $36,493,706
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

195 195 $36,493,706
2006        
  Single Family 146 146 $28,713,042
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

146 146 $28,713,042


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Big Lake City, MN): $50,658
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Big Lake City): $121,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Big Lake City): $536
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 86.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.9%
Electricity: 9.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Big Lake City, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Big Lake City, Minnesota

Guardian Angels Elim Home Care


     Address: 400 Evans Avenue, Elk River, Minnesota 55330
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/22/1991

St Cloud Hospital Hc Services


     Address: 48 North 29th Avenue, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/16/1982

Heartland Home Hlth C& Hospice


     Address: 605 Franklin Avenue Northeast, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56304
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/23/2004

Spot Rehabilitation Inc


     Address: 2835 West Saint Germain St, Suite 300, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/9/2004

Good Shepherd Home Health Care


     Address: 1115 Fourth Avenue North, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 56379
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/23/1987

Hospitals Close To Big Lake City, Minnesota

Monticello-big Lake Community Hospital


     Address: 1013 Hart Boulevard, Monticello, Minnesota 55362
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Buffalo Hospital


     Address: 303 Catlin St, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Fairview Northland Regional Hospital


     Address: 911 Northland Dr, Princeton, Minnesota 55371
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cambridge Medical Center


     Address: 701 South Dellwood, Cambridge, Minnesota 55008
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Cloud Hospital


     Address: 1406 6th Ave North, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Big Lake City, Minnesota

Monticello Big Lake Comm Hosp


     Address: 1013 Hart Boulevard, Monticello, Minnesota 55362
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Guardian Angels Care Center


     Address: 400 Evans Avenue, Elk River, Minnesota 55330
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Lake Ridge Care Center Of Buffalo


     Address: 310 Lake Boulevard, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Park View Care Center


     Address: 200 Park Lane, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Annandale Care Center


     Address: 500 Park Street East, Annandale, Minnesota 55302
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Big Lake City, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 5 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Big Lake City, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 945
    Disabled Workers: 330
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 220


(updated 2007)



Sherburne County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.15%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.75%
  • Other 1.10%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Big Lake City, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Sherburne County, MN

11.60 % of Sherburne County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $44,785

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $21,235

Minnesota Average 0.13 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Sherburne County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hennepin County , MN 2.73 % ($49,709 AGI )
  • Anoka County , MN 2.07 % ($46,724 AGI )
  • Wright County , MN 1.26 % ($48,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Sherburne County, MN

9.49 % of Sherburne County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,866

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Sherburne County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hennepin County , MN 1.50 % ($40,636 AGI )
  • Wright County , MN 1.26 % ($41,070 AGI )
  • Stearns County , MN 1.18 % ($35,753 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Big Lake City, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Big Lake City, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Big Lake City, Minnesota

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 4 4 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 65 65 81 51 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 16 16 0 0 24 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 19
Assault 5 7 7 8 13 9 12 12 6 16 18 12 15
    per 100,000 82 113 94 102 153 102 122 118 58 156 178 117 146
Burglary 13 15 24 24 25 39 48 29 19 22 16 18 21
    per 100,000 212 242 322 305 295 440 487 286 185 215 158 176 204
Larceny Theft 141 184 154 202 237 334 300 212 175 160 76 124 83
    per 100,000 2,301 2,974 2,069 2,570 2,796 3,768 3,045 2,092 1,702 1,563 750 1,213 806
Vehicle Theft 12 12 11 6 10 7 11 8 2 6 8 2 3
    per 100,000 196 194 148 76 118 79 112 79 19 59 79 20 29
Arson 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 16 16 0 0 0 11 0 20 10 10 0 0 10
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 3 3 3 5 2 3 3 2 4 5 3 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
42 53 47 58 68 95 90 63 49 47 25 36 27
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
22 28 25 31 36 49 47 33 26 26 15 20 16


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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