Mountain Lake is a city located in Cottonwood County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,009, it is the 256th largest city in Minnesota and the 7623rd largest city in the United States . Mountain Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -4.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,104 in 2010. Mountain Lake reached it's highest population of 2,122 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Mountain Lake has a population density of 1,333 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mountain Lake is $49,248 with a poverty rate of 16.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $75,100. The median age in Mountain Lake is 37.8 years, 33.5 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.