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Big Lake is a city in Sherburne County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Big Lake. For links to other places called Big Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Big Lake is 45.332N. The longitude is -93.745W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 938 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,796.


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Median household income
Local
$50,658
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Big Lake demographic reports
Big Lake is on Big Lake and Mitchell Lake
Former and merged names include:
· Elk Prairie
· Humboldt
Nearby parks & recreation: Sand Dunes State Forest
Wildlife: Sherburne County National Wildlife Refuge


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32% of Big Lake residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Big Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Big Lake was $18,931, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Big Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Big Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $486.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,001.


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Libraries in Big Lake include Big Lake Branch Library ... View libraries

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Sherburne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Big Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Big Lake workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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