Medicine Lake, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Medicine Lake, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Medicine Lake had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2018. Medicine Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Medicine Lake is located at latitude 44.9972 and longitude -93.4195 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Medicine Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The City of Medicine Lake (GNIS ID: 2395082) 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 Medicine Lake: City of Medicine Lake.

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


Total Population 374
Population in Households 327
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 2,126
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $66,732
Average Household Income $125,754
Per Capita Income $59,076


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $327,586
Average Home Value $381,117


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.12%
Families -3.88% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Medicine Lake, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medicine 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 # 567 37th
Population Density # 66 93rd
Diversity Index # 161 82nd
Median Household Income # 214 76th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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