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Long Lake, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Long Lake had a population of 1,945 as of July 1, 2016. Long Lake 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 Long Lake is located at latitude 44.9837 and longitude -93.568 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Long Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Long Lake (GNIS ID: 2395756) 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 Long Lake 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 Long Lake: City of Long Lake.

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


Total Population 1,945
Population in Households 1,918
Population in Familes 1,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 2,343
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 552 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $284,043
Average Home Value $365,942


Median Household Income $72,201
Average Household Income $100,086
Per Capita Income $41,906
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.46%
Households 1.51% 1.45%
Families 1.31% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Long Lake, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Long Lake 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 # 263 71st
Population Density1 # 49 95th
Diversity Index2 # 239 73rd
Median Household Income # 116 87th
Per Capita Income # 47 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.