The City of Lake Crystal had a population of 2,664 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Crystal ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Lake Crystal is located at latitude 44.1054 and longitude -94.2191 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Crystal (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 997 feet.
The City of Lake Crystal (GNIS ID: 2395588) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Crystal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Crystal: City of Lake Crystal.
|Population in Households||2,664|
|Population in Familes||2,081|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,204 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||851 (70.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||266 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||87 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,765|
|Average Home Value||$156,954|
|Median Household Income||$58,796|
|Average Household Income||$73,681|
|Per Capita Income||$30,940|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.95%|
The table below compares Lake Crystal to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 225||75th|
|Population Density1||# 127||86th|
|Diversity Index2||# 611||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 276||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 247||73rd|
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