Lake County is located in northeast Minnesota. The County Seat is Two Harbors and the largest city is Two Harbors. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.lake.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,680 and the 2010 census population was 10,866. The land area is 2,109.29 square miles and there are 5.2 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 93.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $153,200, there are 4,982 households, an average of 2.11 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,883, the median household income is $46,939, and 13.6% of the persons in Lake County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,014. Retail sales (in $1000) were $119,763, and sales per capita were $11,121.
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