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Fifty Lakes
Location of Fifty Lakeswithin Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Location of Fifty Lakes
within Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Area
 • Total 33.56 sq mi (86.92 km2)
 • Land 29.32 sq mi (75.93 km2)
 • Water 4.25 sq mi (10.99 km2)
Elevation
1,289 ft (393 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 387
 • Estimate 
(2019)
404
 • Density 13.78/sq mi (5.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56448
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-21032
GNIS feature ID 0643626

Fifty Lakes is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 387 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Fifty Lakes was incorporated in May 1949. Its post office began in 1926.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.16 square miles (85.88 km2), of which 29.20 square miles (75.63 km2) is land and 3.96 square miles (10.26 km2) is water. It is along County Roads 1, 3, and 136.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 143
1970 143 0.0%
1980 263 83.9%
1990 299 13.7%
2000 392 31.1%
2010 387 −1.3%
2019 (est.) 404 4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 387 people, 173 households, and 129 families living in the city. The population density was 13.3 inhabitants per square mile (5.1/km2). There were 585 housing units at an average density of 20.0 per square mile (7.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 173 households, of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the city was 56.4 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 34.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

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