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Cedar Lake is a township in Scott County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cedar Lake. For links to other places called Cedar Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cedar Lake is 44.59N. The longitude is -93.458W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,197.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cedar Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55088 ZIP code.
33% of Cedar Lake residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cedar Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cedar Lake was $28,404, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Cedar Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cedar Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,292. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,381.
Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cedar Lake political report.
The average commute time for Cedar Lake workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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