Mountain Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

2,009
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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.

Mountain Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 74.28%
  • Asian: 14.24%
  • Other race: 4.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Lake, Minnesota is 2,009 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,051.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,104.

Mountain Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55474.28%
Asian29814.24%
Some Other Race1034.92%
Two or More Races914.35%
Black or African American381.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.38%
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Mountain Lake Population by Race

Mountain Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Mountain Lake Median Age

37.8


Total

33.5


Male

41.4


Female

Mountain Lake Adults

There are 1,506 adults, (454 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Lake.

Mountain Lake Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Lake Sex Ratio

Female

1,027

49.09%

Male

1,065

50.91%

Mountain Lake Population by Age

Mountain Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountain Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All66.1%33.9%
Female62.8%37.2%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male42.4%57.6%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mountain Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8992.2766.1
Non Family3411.0850.4
Married3272.9988.4
Female1723.1262.8
Male592.6442.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Mountain Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1077.93%
9th to 12th Grade1118.22%
High School Graduate51838.37%
Some College28621.19%
Associates Degree16912.52%
Bachelors Degree14310.59%
Graduate Degree161.19%
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Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,014951136
Asian2197718
Hispanic97845
Other Race6855
Black2020

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 white people with a rate of 13.41%.

Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,776$34,865$25,461
Less Than 9th Grade$28,214$33,333$26,000
High School Graduate$31,208$35,625$24,500
Some College$32,448$36,250$30,313
Bachelors Degree$34,531$36,250$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,776

Average Earnings

$34,865

Average Male

$25,461

Average Female

Mountain Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Lake Language by Age

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Mountain Lake Language

80.58% of Mountain Lake residents speak only English, while 19.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.12% of the population.

Mountain Lake Language

Mountain Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian29814046.98%
White1,391896.40%
Hispanic2054120.00%
Black3838100.00%
Multiple912931.87%
Other1032322.33%
Native88100.00%

16.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.44%

Male Poverty Rate

14.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Lake is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Lake is White, with 6.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.44%.

Mountain Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.20%
High School17.41%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Mountain Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.45%
Female Employed5.53%
Male Employed1.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mountain Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,054$49,248
Families$50,789$54,646
Married Families$67,321-
Non Families$32,361$35,726
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Income by Household Type

Mountain Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Mountain Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mountain Lake Marital Status by Race

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Mountain Lake Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War23
Vietnam22
Korea14
Second Gulf War12
World War II9

Mountain Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5428
65 to 7423
75+22
55 to 645
18 to 342

Mountain Lake Veterans by Age

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Mountain Lake Veterans by Race

Mountain Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Lake Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Lake Employment by Age

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Mountain Lake Employment by Race

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Mountain Lake 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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66.35%

Born in Mountain Lake

85.61%

Native Born

14.39%

Foreign Born

10.47%

Non Citizen

3.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.61% of Mountain Lake residents were born in the United States, with 66.35% having been born in Minnesota. 10.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountain Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,009-14-0.69%
20202,023-14-0.69%
20192,037-14-0.68%
20182,051-1-0.05%
20172,052-26-1.25%
20162,078-13-0.62%
20152,091-19-0.90%
20142,110-12-0.57%
20132,122401.92%
20122,082-28-1.33%
20112,110-1-0.05%
20102,1110.00%

Mountain Lake Population by Year