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Demographics Analysis

The people of Big Lake Township, 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 Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 268

5 to 9 years : 297

10 to 14 years : 287

15 to 17 years : 293

18 and 19 years : 160

20 years : 116

21 years : 53

22 to 24 years : 106

25 to 29 years : 255

30 to 34 years : 206

35 to 39 years : 224

40 to 44 years : 454

45 to 49 years : 462

50 to 54 years : 458

55 to 59 years : 277

60 and 61 years : 88

62 to 64 years : 67

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 173

5 to 9 years : 250

10 to 14 years : 304

15 to 17 years : 246

18 and 19 years : 152

20 years : 120

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 133

25 to 29 years : 210

30 to 34 years : 130

35 to 39 years : 416

40 to 44 years : 396

45 to 49 years : 408

50 to 54 years : 446

55 to 59 years : 205

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 42

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 35

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,468

Multiple ancestry : 3,837

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 67

Ancestry not reported : 591


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,772

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 49

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 94

Not a U.S. citizen : 48


(updated 2009)



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

Total:

Under 5 years : 441

5 to 17 years : 1,677

18 to 24 years : 854

25 to 34 years : 801

35 to 44 years : 1,490

45 to 54 years : 1,774

55 to 59 years : 482

60 and 61 years : 174

62 to 64 years : 109

65 to 74 years : 99

75 years and over : 62

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 409

5 to 17 years : 1,469

18 to 24 years : 751

25 to 34 years : 699

35 to 44 years : 1,101

45 to 54 years : 1,416

55 to 59 years : 265

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 68

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 54

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 17 years : 157

18 to 24 years : 62

25 to 34 years : 96

35 to 44 years : 336

45 to 54 years : 318

55 to 59 years : 217

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 39

75 years and over : 8

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 13

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 20

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 : 38

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 20

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 Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,422

Female : 2,987

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 686

Female : 677

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 33

Foreign born:

Male : 20

Female : 122


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence : 6,292

Born in other state in the United States : 1,307

Native: born outside the United States : 49

Foreign born : 71


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,767

Now married, except separated : 2,887

Divorced : 244

Separated : 33

Widowed : 84

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 146

Now married, except separated : 971

Divorced : 78

Separated : 13

Widowed : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 36

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 49

Now married, except separated : 63

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 Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 7,271

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 99

Speak English less than "very well" : 90

German:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 36

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

  • German: 2,925   (31.0%)
  • Norwegian: 1,589   (16.8%)
  • Swedish: 917   (9.7%)
  • Irish: 724   (7.7%)
  • Polish: 484   (5.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 441   (4.7%)
  • United States Or American: 419   (4.4%)
  • Other Groups: 369   (3.9%)
  • English: 249   (2.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 155   (1.6%)
  • Danish: 150   (1.6%)
  • Finnish: 144   (1.5%)
  • French Canadian: 129   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 102   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 81   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 69   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 67   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 66   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 57   (0.6%)
  • European: 50   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 45   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 43   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 31   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 30   (0.3%)
  • Icelander: 25   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 14   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 12   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Big Lake Township, Minnesota is 7,963



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Big Lake Township, Minnesota: 4,144
Female Population in Big Lake Township, Minnesota: 3,819


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Big Lake Township, Minnesota: 36.3
Median Female Resident Age in Big Lake Township, Minnesota: 38.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Big Lake Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

39.8

Male

40.2

Female

39.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.5

Male

24.5

Female

35.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.3

Male

41.5

Female

44.0

Asian


Both sexes

35.0

Male

31.0

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

16.0

Male

15.3

Female

16.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.3

Male

13.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

18.5

Male

16.5

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.9

Male

40.3

Female

39.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Big Lake Township, Minnesota


  • White: 7,719
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 64
  • Asian: 37
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 26
  • Two or More Races: 117



(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 Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.05%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 46   (2.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (1.11%)
  • 10th Grade: 29   (1.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 30   (1.45%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 40   (1.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 671   (32.4%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 268   (12.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 438   (21.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 146   (7.05%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 231   (11.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 112   (5.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (1.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.39%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.35%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (0.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (0.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (0.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (2.08%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 64   (3.17%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 585   (28.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 273   (13.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 416   (20.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 180   (8.91%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 308   (15.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 69   (3.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (1.04%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Big Lake Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Big Lake Township, 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 Township, Minnesota

55309 (pop. 12,295)


Cities Nearby Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Big Lake Township, MN  (pop. 7,963) 0.0 Miles
Big Lake City, MN  (pop. 9,422) 1.9 Miles
Orrock Township, MN  (pop. 3,471) 4.8 Miles
Monticello City, MN  (pop. 11,521) 5.0 Miles
Monticello Township, MN  (pop. 3,377) 6.5 Miles
Elk River City, MN  (pop. 23,347) 6.7 Miles
Otsego City, MN  (pop. 12,767) 7.4 Miles
Albertville City, MN  (pop. 6,128) 7.7 Miles
Becker City, MN  (pop. 4,057) 8.4 Miles
Livonia Township, MN  (pop. 4,711) 9.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

763



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





Latitude/Longitude of Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Lat: 45.343744 N        Long: -93.712893 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Big Lake Township, 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 Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 136   (4.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 254   (7.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 275   (8.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 418   (12.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 505   (15.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 412   (12.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 432   (12.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 195   (5.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 142   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 151   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (0.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 30   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 201   (6.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 210   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,994

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 353

In 3-person carpool : 0

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 : 84

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 21

Walked : 40

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 262


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 60

5 to 9 minutes : 316

10 to 14 minutes : 659

15 to 19 minutes : 473

20 to 24 minutes : 469

25 to 29 minutes : 174

30 to 34 minutes : 432

35 to 39 minutes : 176

40 to 44 minutes : 302

45 to 59 minutes : 524

60 to 89 minutes : 663

90 or more minutes : 244


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 245

No Social Security income : 2,300


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 303

No retirement income : 2,242


(updated 2009)



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

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 106

$30,000 to $34,999 : 29

$35,000 to $39,999 : 57

$40,000 to $44,999 : 78

$45,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 107

$60,000 to $74,999 : 273

$75,000 to $99,999 : 405

$100,000 to $124,999 : 412

$125,000 to $149,999 : 172

$150,000 to $199,999 : 283

$200,000 or more : 150


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $93,385


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Big Lake Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Minnesota

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

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 553  (26.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 139  (6.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 333  (16.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 480  (23.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 531  (33.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 273  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 596  (37.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 17  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 22  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 75 Farms In Big Lake Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Big Lake Township, 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 Township, Minnesota

  • St. Cloud Regional


    (about 21.8 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: STC)

  • Crystal


    (about 26.2 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)

  • Crossroads Heliport


    (about 27.6 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: JSK)

  • Minneapolis Heliport


    (about 33.0 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: JDT)

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 37.8 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International


    (about 39.8 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: MSP)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 42.5 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 42.6 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 47.1 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

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


    (about 47.2 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.01%

Carpooled

11.31%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.22%

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

0.61%

Other Means

0.19%

Worked At Home

6.66%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Big Lake Township, 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 Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,951

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 167

Female householder, no husband present : 144

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 214

Householder not living alone : 69


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 68

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 23

All other households : 2,454


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,869

Renter-occupied housing units : 82

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 155

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 127

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 224

Renter-occupied housing units : 59


(updated 2009)



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

Less than $10,000 : 35

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 67

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 107

$30,000 to $34,999 : 66

$35,000 to $39,999 : 57

$40,000 to $44,999 : 71

$45,000 to $49,999 : 127

$50,000 to $59,999 : 124

$60,000 to $74,999 : 364

$75,000 to $99,999 : 408

$100,000 to $124,999 : 425

$125,000 to $149,999 : 191

$150,000 to $199,999 : 283

$200,000 or more : 150


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Total : 2,697


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 2,545

Vacant : 152


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 107

Built 2000 to 2004 : 385

Built 1990 to 1999 : 675

Built 1980 to 1989 : 673

Built 1970 to 1979 : 625

Built 1960 to 1969 : 62

Built 1950 to 1959 : 29

Built 1940 to 1949 : 31

Built 1939 or earlier : 110


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 1,954

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 303

Electricity : 112

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 88

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 88

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Big Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 49

$150,000 to $174,999 : 201

$175,000 to $199,999 : 161

$200,000 to $249,999 : 599

$250,000 to $299,999 : 406

$300,000 to $399,999 : 682

$400,000 to $499,999 : 139

$500,000 to $749,999 : 52

$750,000 to $999,999 : 21

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Big Lake Township, 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 : 225

Home equity loan only : 595

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 7

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,043

Housing units without a mortgage : 505


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $359,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $342,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $284,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $255,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $236,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $213,200

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $150,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Big Lake Township, Minnesota: 83.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Big Lake Township, 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 Township, MN): $65,185
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Big Lake Township): $155,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Big Lake Township): $1,261
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Big Lake Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 73.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 15.2%
Electricity: 5.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Big Lake Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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%

Park View Care Center


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

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%

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 Township, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 6 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Big Lake Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Big Lake Township, 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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