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Squaw Lake, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Squaw Lake is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Itasca County at latitude 47.6207 and longitude -94.1375. Itasca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Squaw Lake, but most people and references simply refer to it as Squaw Lake, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Squaw Lake indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Squaw Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Squaw Lake: City of Squaw Lake.

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Squaw Lake, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (39.1%)
Median Home Value $135,714
Average Home Value $172,500


Median Household Income $39,161
Average Household Income $46,985
Per Capita Income $18,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.44% -0.38%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Squaw Lake, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Squaw Lake to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 800 12th
Population Density1 # 763 16th
Diversity Index2 # 40 96th
Median Household Income # 785 13th
Per Capita Income # 867 4th

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