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Lakeland
Houses in Lakeland viewed from Hudson, Wisconsin
Houses in Lakeland viewed from Hudson, Wisconsin
Nickname(s): 
The Lake City, The City Of God
Location of the city of Lakelandwithin Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Lakeland
within Washington County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
Area
 • Total 2.92 sq mi (7.56 km2)
 • Land 2.07 sq mi (5.36 km2)
 • Water 0.85 sq mi (2.19 km2)
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,796
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,819
 • Density 878.74/sq mi (339.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55043
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-34622
GNIS feature ID 0646406
Website http://ci.lakeland.mn.us/

Lakeland is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,796 at the 2010 census.

History

Lakeland was platted in 1849. The 1849 Captain John Oliver House, 1850 Mitchell Jackson Farmhouse, and 1858 John T. Cyphers House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.93 square miles (7.59 km2); 2.07 square miles (5.36 km2) is land and 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2) is water. Interstate 94 and Minnesota State Highway 95 are two of the main routes in the community. Lakeland is located in the St. Croix River Valley. The city of Hudson, Wisconsin is nearby.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 303
1890 523 72.6%
1960 598
1970 962 60.9%
1980 1,812 88.4%
1990 2,000 10.4%
2000 1,917 −4.1%
2010 1,796 −6.3%
2019 (est.) 1,819 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,796 people, 681 households, and 521 families living in the city. The population density was 867.6 inhabitants per square mile (335.0/km2). There were 728 housing units at an average density of 351.7 per square mile (135.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 681 households, of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.5% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 38.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% 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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