Lake County, Minnesota

Lake County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,866 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,639 inhabitants. Its county seat is Two Harbors. The county was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about Lake County

Population : 10,639 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Lake of the Woods County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County
Area : 7746 km2
Water as percent of area : 29%
Land as percent of area : 71%
Named for : Lake Superior
Capital : Two Harbors
Establishment : March 03, 1856
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:37:04 (10th August 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.13% (2010-2020)
Lake County locator map
Location of Lake County on Minnesota map.
Lake Co Courthouse 002 image
Lake Co Courthouse 002
Lake Co Courthouse 002 image

Geography

Lake County is located at 47°31'23"N 91°24'32"W (47.5231700, -91.4088500). It has 4 neighbors: Saint Louis County, Cook County, Ashland County and Bayfield County.

Lake County map

The largest city of Lake County is Jordan with a population of 6,420. Other cities include, Two Harbors population 3,508, Silver Creek population 2,488 and Silver Bay population 1,751. See all Lake County cities & populated places.

Lake County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lake County.

City Name Population Title
Jordan 6,420 City in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Two Harbors 3,508 County seat of Lake County, Minnesota
Silver Creek 2,488 Unincorporated community in Lake County, Minnesota
Silver Bay 1,751 City in Lake County, Minnesota, United States of America
Beaver Bay 499 Township in Lake County, Minnesota

Lake County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake County decreased by 2.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,866 - census
2011 10,779 -0.81% estimation process
2012 10,792 0.12% estimation process
2013 10,706 -0.8% estimation process
2014 10,602 -0.98% estimation process
2015 10,541 -0.58% estimation process
2016 10,514 -0.26% estimation process
2017 10,493 -0.2% estimation process
2018 10,610 1.1% estimation process
2019 10,641 0.29% estimation process
2020 10,639 -0.02% estimation process

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