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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLake ElmoMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$67,268$33,225$29,829
Median household income$145,433$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$159,375$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,431$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$83,491$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$48,698$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level3.8%10.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Elmo is 126% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Elmo is 163% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Elmo is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Elmo is 75% lower than the national average

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      $96,945 $145,433 $290,866
      $42,140 $63,217 $126,434
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Lake Elmo median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Elmo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.6%4.6%
      Manufacturing sector25.8%25.8%
      Financial & insurance services9.7%9.7%
      Wholesale & retail services19.3%19.3%
      Public administration3.6%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%2.4%
      Education, health & social services11.1%11.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sunfish Lake, MN525$250,001351.9%
      North Oaks, MN5,244$210,370280.3%
      Dellwood, MN1,295$195,774253.9%
      Pine Springs, MN440$132,778140.0%
      Birchwood Village, MN1,067$121,875120.3%
      Lake Elmo, MN9,071$145,433162.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ogden, NC9,071$100,37581.4%
      Presque Isle, ME9,072$43,41021.5%
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      Grinnell, IA9,069$50,6688.4%
      Charlotte, MI9,069$53,7202.9%
      Lake Elmo, MN9,071$145,433162.9%
      Source: The Lake Elmo, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).