Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Lake Crystal: City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States

About

Lake Crystal is a city located in the county of Blue Earth in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,549. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,512 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Lake Crystal

Population : 2,512 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Blue Earth County
Postal code : 56055
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 4454779 km2
Altitude : 994 feet / 303 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:00:26 (30th November 2022)
Population growth : -1.47% (2010-2020)
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Location of Lake Crystal on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Lake Crystal is located at 44°6'21"N 94°13'8"W (44.1058000, -94.2188500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake Crystal decreased by 1.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,549 - census
2011 2,533 -0.63% estimation process
2012 2,538 0.2% estimation process
2013 2,518 -0.79% estimation process
2014 2,512 -0.24% estimation process
2015 2,506 -0.24% estimation process
2016 2,482 -0.97% estimation process
2017 2,491 0.36% estimation process
2018 2,492 0.04% estimation process
2019 2,487 -0.2% estimation process
2020 2,512 1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,504
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,251
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,659
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,232
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.7%
People over 65 (%) : 16.7%
Female persons, % : 56.9%
White only, percent : 48.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 48.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 46.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 819
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.3%

Lake Crystal zip code is 56055. County name: Blue Earth, County fips: 27013

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $87,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $894
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $290
2015-2019 median gross rent : $599
2015-2019 Households : 4,874
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,365
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 111,362
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 140,352
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,653
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,976
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,830
Percentage of people living in poverty : 31.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,193
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 563
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 555
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 515
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 638
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 125
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,023
2010 population per square mile : 1,287.1
2010 land area in square miles : 9.50

People born in Lake Crystal (2)

People born in Lake Crystal, including baseball player Moxie Meixell, David Oppegaard, .

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Schools in Lake Crystal

College & universities near Lake Crystal, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173911 South Central College North Mankato (MN) 56003-1920
173920 Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato (MN) 56001
173142 Bethany Lutheran College Mankato (MN) 56001
173452 Martin Luther College New Ulm (MN) 56073-3965
173647 Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter (MN) 56082-1498

Post offices near Lake Crystal

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake Crystal Post Office Lake Crystal (MN) 56055
Garden City Post Office Garden City (MN) 56034
Good Thunder Post Office Good Thunder (MN) 56037
Madelia Post Office Madelia (MN) 56062
Vernon Center Post Office Vernon Center (MN) 56090

Other cities in Blue Earth County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Blue Earth County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Mankato 43,435 City in Minnesota
Madison Lake 1,202 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Rapidan 1,106 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Saint Clair 821 City in Minnesota, United States
Garden City 694 Census-designated place in Minnesota, United States
Good Thunder 566 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Judson 556 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Beauford 407 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Eagle Lake 374 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Mapleton 320 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Skyline 299 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Cambria 263 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Vernon Center 261 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Pemberton 241 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Amboy 161 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Crystal distances to largest Minnesota cities