Wood Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

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Wood Lake is a city located in Yellow Medicine County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 391, it is the 542nd largest city in Minnesota and the 14357th largest city in the United States . Wood Lake is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -10.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 439 in 2010. Wood Lake reached it's highest population of 438 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Wood Lake has a population density of 519 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wood Lake is $55,881 with a poverty rate of 15.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $488 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Wood Lake is 41.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Wood Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 83.69%
  • Asian: 6.86%
  • Black or African American: 3.55%
  • Other race: 3.31%
  • Native American: 2.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wood Lake, Minnesota is 391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 406.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 439.

Wood Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35483.69%
Asian296.86%
Black or African American153.55%
Some Other Race143.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native112.60%
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Wood Lake Population by Race

Wood Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Wood Lake Median Age

41.2


Total

39.6


Male

42.7


Female

Wood Lake Adults

There are 342 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in Wood Lake.

Wood Lake Age Dependency

47.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood Lake Sex Ratio

Female

194

45.86%

Male

229

54.14%

Wood Lake Population by Age

Wood Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wood Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married93.9%6.1%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male41.7%58.3%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1972.1580.2
Married992.8193.9
Non Family781.2166.7
Male122.3341.7
Female82.88100

2.72

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Wood Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.99%
9th to 12th Grade216.98%
High School Graduate10735.55%
Some College8227.24%
Associates Degree5116.94%
Bachelors Degree247.97%
Graduate Degree103.32%
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Wood Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wood Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25623434
Hispanic1414
Other Race1414
Native American1111
Asian105
Black1010

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 13.28%.

Wood Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,526$31,944$29,063
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$$
High School Graduate$30,521$32,292$26,875
Some College$28,889$28,333$29,167
Bachelors Degree$40,000$$40,000
Graduate Degree$47,813$45,000$

$30,526

Average Earnings

$31,944

Average Male

$29,063

Average Female

Wood Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood Lake Language by Age

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Wood Lake Language

87.47% of Wood Lake residents speak only English, while 12.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.27% of the population.

Wood Lake Language

Wood Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2929100.00%
White353215.95%
Black1515100.00%

15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood Lake

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood Lake is White, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.40%.

Wood Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School19.63%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wood Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.25%
Female Employed2.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wood Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,063$55,881
Families$55,938$69,687
Married Families$58,438-
Non Families$30,000$33,578
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Income by Household Type

Wood Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Wood Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wood Lake Marital Status by Race

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Wood Lake Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

Wood Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412
55 to 6411
65 to 7410
18 to 349
75+2

Wood Lake Veterans by Age

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Wood Lake Veterans by Race

Wood Lake Veterans by Education

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4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood Lake Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wood Lake Employment by Age

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Wood Lake Employment by Race

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Wood 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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74.70%

Born in Wood Lake

93.14%

Native Born

6.86%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.14% of Wood Lake residents were born in the United States, with 74.70% having been born in Minnesota. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wood Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021391-5-1.26%
2020396-5-1.25%
2019401-5-1.23%
2018406-2-0.49%
2017408-4-0.97%
201641240.98%
2015408-6-1.45%
2014414-6-1.43%
2013420-4-0.94%
2012424-8-1.85%
2011432-6-1.37%
20104380.00%

Wood Lake Population by Year