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Platte Lake is a township in Crow Wing County, in the Brainerd metro area.
The latitude of Platte Lake is 46.192N. The longitude is -94.009W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,296 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 305.
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39% of Platte Lake residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Platte Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Platte Lake was $14,899, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Platte Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Platte Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Crow Wing County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Platte Lake political report.
The average commute time for Platte Lake workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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