Moose Lake, MN Profile: Facts & Data

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Moose Lake, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Moose Lake had a population of 2,817 as of July 1, 2018. Moose Lake ranks in 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 Moose Lake is located at latitude 46.4503 and longitude -92.761 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moose Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The City of Moose Lake (GNIS ID: 2395395) 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.

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

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Moose Lake, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,817
Population in Households 1,354
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,463
Population Density2 862
Diversity Index3 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,558
Average Household Income $61,730
Per Capita Income $21,712

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $171,386
Average Home Value $194,875
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 664
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 378
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.27%
Households 0.3% 0.51%
Families 2.12% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Moose Lake, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moose Lake to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 220 76th
Population Density # 342 62nd
Diversity Index # 89 90th
Median Household Income # 644 29th
Per Capita Income # 858 5th

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