Dead Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

540

Dead Lake is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. Dead Lake has a 2024 population of 540. Dead Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 535 in 2020.

The average household income in Dead Lake is $109,985 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median age in Dead Lake is 54.5 years: 55.6 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Dead Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dead Lake was:

  • White: 97.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
24.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
22.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.93% (5)
The current population of Dead Lake, Minnesota is 540 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 535.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59597.22%
Two or more races172.78%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dead Lake Population by Race

Dead Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Dead Lake Median Age

54.5

Total

55.6

Male

53.8

Female

Dead Lake Adults

There are 489 adults, (206 of whom are seniors) in Dead Lake.

Dead Lake Age Dependency

116.3

Age Dependency Ratio

72.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dead Lake Sex Ratio

Female30449.67%
Male30850.33%

Dead Lake Population by Age

Dead Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2602.3593.56.5
Married1862.6698.91.1
Non Family541.1772.227.8
Male162.561000
Female43.251000

2.65

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

93.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dead Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade183.95%
Associates Degree5912.94%
Bachelors Degree10923.9%
Graduate Degree5912.94%
High School Graduate9520.83%
Less Than 9th Grade20.44%
Some College11425%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dead Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dead Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White446426168
2+ Races770
Hispanic330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.67%.

Dead Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,031$60,938$33,750
Graduate Degree$106,042$160,417$105,417
High School Graduate$38,333$43,750$0
Less Than 9th Grade$53,750$55,000$0
Overall$42,222$45,000$38,500
Some College$0$0$36,667

$42,222

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$38,500

Average Female

Dead Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dead Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dead Lake Language

99.66% of Dead Lake residents speak only English, while 0.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.34% of the population.

Dead Lake Language

Dead Lake Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White589386.45%

6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.47%

Male Poverty Rate

4.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dead Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dead Lake is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dead Lake is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.81%.

Dead Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10%
High School7.37%
Some College3.47%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Dead Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40%
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed3.25%
Female Employed0%

Dead Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dead Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,167$125,670
Households$88,750$109,985
Married Families$126,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,250$48,476

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dead Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

71.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dead Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dead Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dead Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dead Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam30
Korea20
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War2
World War II0

Dead Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+29
65 to 7423
55 to 646
18 to 343
35 to 540

Dead Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6112.66%
Hispanic350%

Dead Lake Veterans by Race

Dead Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dead Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dead Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dead Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dead Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.29%

Born in Dead Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dead Lake residents were born in the United States, with 77.29% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dead Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202955020.36%
202854820.37%
202754620.37%
202654420.37%
202554220.37%
202454020.37%
202353820.37%
202253620.37%
2021534-1-0.19%
2020535408.08%
2019495-1-0.2%
201849620.4%
201749410.2%
201649310.2%
201549200%
2014492-1-0.2%
201349300%
201249300%
2011493-1-0.2%
201049400%

Dead Lake Population by Year