State Demographics

Lake Region Electric Cooperative is located in Pelican Rapids at the heart of Minnesota lake country. In 1937, friends and neighbors worked together to gain access to the benefits of electricity. A lot has changed over the years, but Lake Region's mission remains the same: to provide reliable, affordable electricity to its members.

Lake Region Electric Cooperative

Population

Total Population

81,523

Population
Growth Rate

0.48%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

19.400

Housing & Income

Households

33,745

Total Housing Units

47,759


Owner Occupied

26,706

Renter Occupied

7,039

Vacant

14,014

Median Home Value

$220,717


Average Home Value

$265,433

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.50%


Per Capita Income

1.89%

Income Projection

Median Household

$60,709 $66,101


Average Household

$78,157 $85,891


Per Capita

$32,611 $35,820

Workforce

Total Businesses

3,668

Total Employed

36,023

Workers 16+

38,067

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

306

Employed

5,811

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

82

Employed

4,061

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

154

Employed

4,001

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

525

Employed

3,474

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

278

Employed

3,242

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

163

Employed

2,295

Some
High School

2,691

Graduated
High School

15,455

Associates
Degree

9,467

Bachelor's
Degree

11,165

Graduate
Degree

4,612

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

27,577

Non-Resident Commuters

6,058

Drive Alone

29,680

Carpooled

3,582

Public

364

Work At Home

2,549