Lake of the Woods County MN Information


Lake of the Woods County Subdivisions

Lake of the Woods County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,060
Population in Households 4,007
Population in Familes 3,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,787
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,474 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,944 (52.1%)
Median Home Value $147,689
Average Home Value $160,838


Median Household Income $43,990
Average Household Income $61,868
Per Capita Income $27,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.26%
Households 0.03% -0.28%
Families -0.08% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Lake of the Woods County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake of the Woods County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents 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 # 86 2nd
Population Density1 # 87 1st
Diversity Index2 # 65 26th
Median Household Income # 84 5th
Per Capita Income # 52 41st

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