Lake Country Power is a Touchstone Energy® cooperative serving parts of eight counties in rural northern Minnesota (Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis). The cooperative provides electricity and other energy related services to more than 41,000 members and continues to grow by an average of 900 new members each year.

Lake Country Power maintains nearly 8,000 miles of distribution lines within 10,872 square miles of service territory. Geographically, Lake Country Power is Minnesota's largest electric cooperative.

Its service centers are located in Grand Rapids, Kettle River and Virginia, which are supported by five outpost facilities strategically located in Cook, Ely, McGregor, Remer and Saginaw.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020182023
Lake Country Power150,682151,572155,027157,595

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Population by Age

Population201020182023
0-48,2507,6857,609
5-98,6088,2518,114
10-148,6768,5298,826
15-199,2718,3638,642
20-246,9897,5066,884
25-297,7958,0387,559
30-347,8938,1658,360
35-398,0008,2218,340
40-448,6518,0928,620
45-4911,2649,2508,613
50-5413,26711,4419,813
55-5913,51913,55811,830
60-6410,80613,17113,567
65-698,46211,66613,406
70-746,6778,56710,686
75-795,2335,9157,485
80-844,0694,0034,613
85+4,1424,6064,628
18+120,316125,472127,767
Median Age464848

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Population by Race

Lake Country Power2018
Total155,027.000
White Alone92.550
Black Alone0.950
American Indian Alone3.520
Asian Alone0.420
Pacific Islander Alone0.030
Some Other Race0.240
Two or More Races2.290
Hispanic Origin1.510
Diversity Index16.800

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Growth Rate

Lake Country Power2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020182023
Households62,71565,37266,46567,401
Housing Units85,56894,56997,03698,941
Owner Occupied Units51,64152,342
Renter Occupied Units14,82415,059
Vacant Units30,57131,540

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Home Value

Lake Country Power20182023
Median Home Value$142,705$170,006
Average Home Value$187,168$219,226
<$50,0004,7053,456
$50,000 - $99,99913,01011,232
$100,000 - $149,9999,4908,591
$150,000 - $199,9997,6257,228
$200,000 - $249,9994,6394,961
$250,000 - $299,9994,1245,221
$300,000 - $399,9993,9095,656
$400,000 - $499,9992,0503,029
$500,000 - $749,9991,3891,855
$1,000,000 +273478

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later852
2000-200911,694
1990-199911,215
1980-19899,066
1970-197916,831
1960-19698,478
1950-195913,315
1940-19496,617
1939 or Before16,129

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

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Income
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Income

Lake Country Power20182023
Median Household$50,279$54,468
Average Household$63,811$73,524
Per Capita$27,820$31,900

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Household Income Base

Lake Country Power2018
<$15,0007,474
$15,000 - $24,9998,378
$25,000 - $34,9996,831
$35,000 - $49,99910,306
$50,000 - $74,99913,802
$75,000 - $99,9998,724
$100,000 - $149,9997,785
$150,000 - $199,9991,850
$200,000+1,315

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+65,024
In-County Residents56,006
Out-of-County Residents8,050
Drive Alone52,194
Carpooled6,063
Public Transport500
Work at Home2,888
Less than 5 minutes4,565
5-9 minutes9,729
10-14 minutes10,451
15-19 minutes9,075
20-24 minutes7,569
25-29 minutes3,434
30-34 minutes6,498
35-39 minutes1,558
40-44 minutes1,916
45-59 minutes3,681
60-89 minutes2,202
90+ minutes1,458
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees72,292
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt260
Mining6,834
Utilities958
Construction3,263
Manufacturing6,568
Wholesale Trade1,751
  
Retail Trade8,079
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers972
Furn & Home Furnish Str188
Electronics & Appl Store246
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip1,124
Food & Beverage Stores1,665
Health/Pers Care Stores384
Gasoline Stations482
Clothing/Accessory Store322
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music367
General Merchandise Str1,462
Misc Store Retailers773
Nonstore Retailers94
  
Transportation/Warehouse1,191
Information979
  
Finance & Insurance1,888
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn976
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv140
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other772
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing1,057
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv2,271
Legal Services320
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises47
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt1,476
Educational Services5,935
HealthCare/Social Assist10,583
Arts/Entertainment/Rec1,323
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs5,882
Accommodation1,990
Food Srv/Drinking Places3,892
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin3,968
Auto Repair/Maintenance812
Public Administration Emp7,918

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

Lake Country Power2018
Some High School6,020
Graduated High School30,974
Associates Degree15,937
Bachelor's Degree16,796
Graduate Degree7,225

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses6,581
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus74
Mining Bus18
Utilities Bus22
Construction Bus575
Manufacturing Bus225
Wholesale Trade Bus236
  
Retail Trade Bus927
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus126
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus37
Electronics & Appl Store Bus36
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus116
Food & Beverage Stores Bus152
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus63
Gasoline Stations Bus57
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus53
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus83
General Merchandise Str Bus33
Misc Store Retailers Bus145
Nonstore Retailers Bus26
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus181
Information Bus145
  
Finance & Insurance Bus291
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus107
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus53
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus131
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus302
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus346
Legal Services Bus76
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus6
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus179
Educational Services Bus167
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus519
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus150
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus574
Accommodation Bus252
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus322
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus878
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus158
Public Administration Bus604

Source: ESRI, 2018-01-02

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