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Big Lake CDP, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Big Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 435 as of July 1, 2019. Big Lake CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Big Lake CDP is located at latitude 46.7012 and longitude -92.6285 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the Big Lake Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles.

The Big Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583774) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Big Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Perch Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carlton County.


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Big Lake CDP, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Big Lake CDP, MN Housing Affordability Index is 124
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Big Lake CDP, MN Wealth Index is 64
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 435 (100%)
Population in Households 428 (98.4%)
Population in Families 330 (75.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 1.6%)
Population Density 206
Diversity Index2 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,626
Average Household Income $67,649
Per Capita Income $26,211
Wealth Index4 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Housing Affordability Index3 124
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.2% -0.05%
Households -0.22% -0.11%
Families -0.42% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Big Lake CDP, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Lake CDP to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 542 40th
Population Density # 696 23rd
Diversity Index # 29 97th
Median Household Income # 543 40th
Per Capita Income # 718 21st

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