Lake Elmo, Minnesota Population 2021

9,428
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Lake Elmo is a city located in Washington County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 9,428, it is the 103rd largest city in Minnesota and the 3224th largest city in the United States . Lake Elmo is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 16.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,069 in 2010. Lake Elmo reached it's highest population of 9,428 in 2021. Spanning over 24 miles, Lake Elmo has a population density of 427 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Elmo is $164,330 with a poverty rate of 6.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,280 per month, and the median house value is $426,600. The median age in Lake Elmo is 40.6 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Lake Elmo Demographics

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

  • White: 92.22%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.95%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Elmo, Minnesota is 9,428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,101.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,069.

Lake Elmo, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,27192.22%
Some Other Race1982.21%
Two or More Races1842.05%
Black or African American1751.95%
Asian1341.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.08%
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Lake Elmo Population by Race

Lake Elmo Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Elmo Median Age

40.6


Total

39.6


Male

41.3


Female

Lake Elmo Adults

There are 6,605 adults, (1,189 of whom are seniors) in Lake Elmo.

Lake Elmo Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Elmo Sex Ratio

Female

4,487

50.03%

Male

4,482

49.97%

Lake Elmo Population by Age

Lake Elmo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Elmo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.8%2.2%
All93.2%6.8%
Female90.5%9.5%
Non Family85.5%14.5%
Male53.4%46.6%

93.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Elmo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1582.8393.2
Married2,1173.1397.8
Non Family6531.2685.5
Female2853.6890.5
Male1034.1853.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Lake Elmo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1262.08%
9th to 12th Grade1662.74%
High School Graduate1,11718.45%
Some College1,08517.92%
Associates Degree5278.71%
Bachelors Degree1,83430.30%
Graduate Degree1,19819.79%
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Lake Elmo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4615,2962,801
Hispanic32720040
Black11411488
Asian888861
2+ Races626242
Other Race2828
Native American11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 77.19%.

Lake Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,044$85,921$44,226
Less Than 9th Grade$30,208$31,736$15,536
High School Graduate$30,049$46,250$20,368
Some College$47,105$71,000$34,063
Bachelors Degree$86,667$126,389$69,032
Graduate Degree$114,509$150,714$89,464

$68,044

Average Earnings

$85,921

Average Male

$44,226

Average Female

Lake Elmo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Elmo Language by Age

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Lake Elmo Language

92.38% of Lake Elmo residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Lake Elmo Language

Lake Elmo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic64326140.59%
White7,8052172.78%
Other19812663.64%
Multiple1844826.09%
Asian1342619.40%
Native7114.29%

6.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.44%

Male Poverty Rate

6.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Elmo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Elmo is Other, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Elmo is White, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.85%.

Lake Elmo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.79%
High School6.00%
Some College3.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.79%

Lake Elmo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed47.17%
Female Employed4.44%
Male Employed1.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lake Elmo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Elmo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,421$164,330
Families$140,272$183,826
Married Families$160,912-
Non Families$54,485$85,227
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Income by Household Type

Lake Elmo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Elmo Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Elmo Marriage

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

Lake Elmo Marital Status by Race

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Lake Elmo Marital Status

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324

Number of Veterans

309

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam159
Second Gulf War62
Korea30
First Gulf War14
World War II6

Lake Elmo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74147
75+67
55 to 6448
18 to 3435
35 to 5427

Lake Elmo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3094.97%
Asian99.09%
Black65.26%

Lake Elmo Veterans by Race

Lake Elmo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Elmo Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Elmo Employment by Age

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Lake Elmo Employment by Race

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Lake Elmo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.76%

Born in Lake Elmo

93.88%

Native Born

6.12%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.88% of Lake Elmo residents were born in the United States, with 69.76% having been born in Minnesota. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Elmo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,4281091.17%
20209,3191091.18%
20199,2101091.20%
20189,1011391.55%
20178,9621271.44%
20168,8351061.21%
20158,7293824.58%
20148,3471231.50%
20138,2241101.36%
20128,1141171.46%
20117,997-79-0.98%
20108,0761,2131.64%
20006,8639601.52%
19905,9036071.09%
19805,2961,2642.76%
19704,0320.00%

Lake Elmo Population by Year