Lake of the Woods County, MN

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2022 Population
3,786
0.772% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
51.2
5.57% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
15% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,667
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$204,300
13% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lake of the Woods County, MN had a population of 3.79k people with a median age of 51.2 and a median household income of $61,667. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lake of the Woods County, MN grew from 3,757 to 3,786, a 0.772% increase and its median household income grew from $55,913 to $61,667, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake of the Woods County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.475%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.396%).

None of the households in Lake of the Woods County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Lake of the Woods County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lake of the Woods County, MN was $204,300, and the homeownership rate was 82.7%.

Most people in Lake of the Woods County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake of the Woods County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Lake of the Woods County, MN borders Beltrami County, MN, Koochiching County, MN, and Roseau County, MN.

Population & Diversity

Lake of the Woods County, MN is home to a population of 3.79k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.43% of Lake of the Woods County, MN residents were born outside of the country (54 people).

In 2022, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.47k people) in Lake of the Woods County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 193 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 81 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Lake of the Woods County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lake of the Woods County, MN was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake of the Woods County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.47k ± 30
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    193 ± 76.2
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    81 ± 69
0.502%
Hispanic Population
19 people

In 2022, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.47k people) in Lake of the Woods County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 193 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 81 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.502% of the people in Lake of the Woods County, MN are hispanic (19 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
54 people
0.905%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
34 people

As of 2022, 1.43% of Lake of the Woods County, MN residents (54 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake of the Woods County, MN was 0.905%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    101 ± 36
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    33 ± 27
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    26 ± 21

Lake of the Woods County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lake of the Woods County, MN employs 1.94k people. The largest industries in Lake of the Woods County, MN are Manufacturing (520 people), Retail Trade (208 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (176 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,192), Finance & Insurance ($69,583), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750).

Occupations

1.94k
2022 Value
± 234
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake of the Woods County, MN grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 1.74k employees to 1.94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake of the Woods County, MN, are Production Occupations (228 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (185 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (180 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake of the Woods County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.94k
2022 Value
± 234
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake of the Woods County, MN grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 1.74k employees to 1.94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake of the Woods County, MN, are Manufacturing (520 people), Retail Trade (208 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (176 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake of the Woods County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Lake of the Woods County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,566
Median earning men ± $5,685
$34,875
Median earning women ± $6,273

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($131,964), Public Administration ($83,750), and Construction ($65,268).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,656), and Manufacturing ($41,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 58
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 33
    Retail Trade
  3. 30
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lake of the Woods County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 70.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.914%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake of the Woods County, MN was $204,300 in 2022, which is 0.725 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $180,800 to $204,300, a 13% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake of the Woods County, MN is 82.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lake of the Woods County, MN have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake of the Woods County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$204,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,135
$1,349
Median Property Taxes
±$175

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake of the Woods County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.7% of the housing units in Lake of the Woods County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 4603
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lake of the Woods County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,667
Median Household Income
± $5,812
1.63k
Number of Households
± 201

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.63k households in Lake of the Woods County, MN grew to $61,667 from the previous year's value of $55,913.

The following chart displays the households in Lake of the Woods County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake of the Woods County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.16%)
  3. Walked (6.96%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Lake of the Woods County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.16%) and those who walked to work (6.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake of the Woods County, MN have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% of the workforce in Lake of the Woods County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake of the Woods County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake of the Woods County, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake of the Woods County, MN (399 out of 3.73k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 16 - 17, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake of the Woods County, MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.3% of the population of Lake of the Woods County, MN has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 19.4% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lake of the Woods County, MN see 1870 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.479% decrease from the previous year (1879 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3754 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3754 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,870 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lake of the Woods County, MN

Primary care physicians in Lake of the Woods County, MN see an average of 1,870 patients per year. This represents a 0.479% decrease from the previous year (1,879 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.3% under 18 years, 14% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.74%
Uninsured
39.3%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
19.4%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake of the Woods County, MN declined by 23.1% from 6.16% to 4.74%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.9% in Lake of the Woods County, MN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.36% in Lake of the Woods County, MN.

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