Location of Lake Crystal in Blue Earth County
|State :||United States|
|County :||Blue Earth County|
|Time zone :||Central ( UTC − 6 / −5 )|
|Residents :||2,420 (as of: 2000)|
|Population density :||526.1 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||4.6 km 2 (approx. 2 mi 2 ) of
which 4.6 km 2 (approx. 2 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||303 m|
|Postal code :||56055|
|Area code :||+1 507|
|GNIS ID :||0646340|
|Mayor :||Brad Ahrenstorff|
Lake Crystal is a city in the US state of Minnesota with 2,420 inhabitants (2000 census). In the city is the Wellcome Memorial High School , which maintains relationships with the Realschule in the German city of Weinsberg .
The city of Lake Crystal is located in Blue Earth County on State Route 60 , approximately 12 miles southwest of Mankato . East of the city is Crystal Lake, southeast of Loon Lake. According to the United States Census Bureau , the area of the city is 4.6 square kilometers.
According to the 2000 census, Lake Crystal has 2,420 people in 940 households and 652 families. The ethnic group is made up of 98 percent white people and smaller minorities.
Children under the age of 18 live in 34.8% of the 980 households, married couples in 57.8%, female singles in 8.3% and 30.6% are not family households. 26.4% of all households consist exclusively of a single person and 14.8% are single people over 65 years of age. The average household size is 2.52 people, that of families 3.08.
In relation to the entire area, the population consists of 27.4% residents under 18 years of age, 7.9% between 18 and 24 years of age, 28.3% between 25 and 44 years of age, 18.9% between 45 and 64 years of age 17.4% over 65 years. The median is 35 years. About 50.7% of the population is female.
The median income of a household is USD 39,912 and that of a family is USD 47,143. The per capita income is $ 17,454. About 5.4% of the population and 4.5% of families live below the poverty line.