Lakefield, Minnesota Population 2021

1,599
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Lakefield is a city located in Jackson County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,599, it is the 287th largest city in Minnesota and the 8469th largest city in the United States . Lakefield is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -5.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,694 in 2010. Lakefield reached it's highest population of 1,713 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lakefield has a population density of 1,195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lakefield is $60,744 with a poverty rate of 6.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $93,000. The median age in Lakefield is 36.4 years, 36.7 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Lakefield Demographics

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

  • White: 94.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lakefield, Minnesota is 1,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,623.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,694.

Lakefield, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,67494.95%
Two or More Races412.33%
Black or African American331.87%
Asian150.85%
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Lakefield Population by Race

Lakefield Population Pyramid $2021

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Lakefield Median Age

36.4


Total

36.7


Male

35.8


Female

Lakefield Adults

There are 1,310 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Lakefield.

Lakefield Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakefield Sex Ratio

Female

937

53.15%

Male

826

46.85%

Lakefield Population by Age

Lakefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.4%7.6%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Female72.1%27.9%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7782.2383.4
Married3292.992.4
Non Family3261.2573.9
Female683.572.1
Male552.42100

2.77

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Lakefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade383.16%
9th to 12th Grade625.15%
High School Graduate43736.33%
Some College35129.18%
Associates Degree14812.30%
Bachelors Degree12810.64%
Graduate Degree393.24%
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Lakefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1151,042142
Black333319
Hispanic27106
2+ Races2313
Asian55

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 57.58%.

Lakefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,750$40,417$30,404
Less Than 9th Grade$23,036$23,125$
High School Graduate$30,217$35,795$21,250
Some College$36,613$44,861$28,750
Bachelors Degree$47,750$51,429$42,411
Graduate Degree$24,671$$24,342

$34,750

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$30,404

Average Female

Lakefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakefield Language by Age

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Lakefield Language

96.41% of Lakefield residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Lakefield Language

Lakefield Poverty by Race

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6.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.18%

Male Poverty Rate

6.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakefield is White, with 7.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakefield is White, with 7.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.39%.

Lakefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
Some College5.27%
High School4.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Lakefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.91%
Female Employed3.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lakefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,944$60,744
Families$60,865$72,483
Married Families$67,969-
Non Families$36,719$41,592
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Income by Household Type

Lakefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakefield Married by Age and Sex

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Lakefield 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 55-64.

Lakefield Marital Status by Race

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Lakefield Marital Status

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128

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
Korea24
Second Gulf War18
World War II13
First Gulf War6

Lakefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+44
55 to 6429
35 to 5422
65 to 7421
18 to 3412

Lakefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12810.25%
Hispanic310.34%

Lakefield Veterans by Race

Lakefield Veterans by Education

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2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakefield Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Lakefield Employment by Age

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Lakefield Employment by Race

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Lakefield 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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69.20%

Born in Lakefield

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Lakefield residents were born in the United States, with 69.20% having been born in Minnesota. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lakefield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,599-8-0.50%
20201,607-8-0.50%
20191,615-8-0.49%
20181,623-11-0.67%
20171,634-5-0.31%
20161,639-25-1.50%
20151,664-35-2.06%
20141,699-3-0.18%
20131,702-9-0.53%
20121,711150.88%
20111,696-17-0.99%
20101,7130.00%

Lakefield Population by Year