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Lakeland, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lakeland had a population of 1,859 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeland is located at latitude 44.9532 and longitude -92.7666 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lakeland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Lakeland (GNIS ID: 2395609) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakeland: City of Lakeland.

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Lakeland, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,859
Daytime Population: Workers 374
Daytime Population: Residents 784
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,158
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 1,859
Population in Familes 1,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 897
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $86,384
Average Household Income $97,928
Per Capita Income $37,220


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 663 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $247,738
Average Home Value $317,032


Total Households 709
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.69%
Households 0.56% 0.75%
Families 0.37% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Lakeland, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeland to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 268 70th
Population Density # 322 65th
Diversity Index # 644 29th
Median Household Income # 65 93rd
Per Capita Income # 103 89th

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