Lakeville, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeville, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lakeville had a population of 60,702 as of July 1, 2016. Lakeville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeville is located at latitude 44.6803 and longitude -93.244 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lakeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.05 sq. miles and a water area of 1.77 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Lakeville (GNIS ID: 2395614) 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 Lakeville 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 Lakeville: City of Lakeville, Fairfield, Lake Ville, Lakeville Village.

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Lakeville, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 60,702
Population in Households 60,656
Population in Familes 54,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,684
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 20,484
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 16,489
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,757 (85.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,727 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $277,847
Average Home Value $312,667


Median Household Income $100,110
Average Household Income $121,089
Per Capita Income $40,877
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.53%
Households 1.48% 1.61%
Families 1.36% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lakeville, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeville 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 98th
Population Density1 # 106 88th
Diversity Index2 # 157 83rd
Median Household Income # 28 97th
Per Capita Income # 53 94th

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