About Lake Area

Demographics

Population

Year Community County State
1980 6,210 10,724 690,768
1990 6,257 10,568 697,101
2000 6,540 11,245 755,694
2007 6,319 11,372 796,214
2010 6,474 11,200 814,180
2012 6,843 11,832 834,504
2013 6,961 12,078 845,510
2014 7,126 12,368 853,175

Source: Stats from US Census & SD Dept of Labor and Regulation, updated March 2016.

Current Population of Lake County, SD by Select Age Group

0-17 18-34 35-54 55-64 65+
2,398 2,619 2,786 1,841 2,127

Source: Stats from US Census & SD Dept of Labor and Regulation, updated March 2016.

Income Totals

2014 Median household income
- Madison: $37,045
- Lake County: $50,378
- South Dakota: $50,338
Source: U.S. Census

2014 Median Family Income
- Madison: $58,298
- Lake County: $70,517
- South Dakota: $64,636
Source: U.S. Census

Municipal Services

  • City Commissioners - 4
  • Mayor - 1
  • Sheriff's Office - 12
  • City Police - 11
  • Fire Department - Chief + 28 volunteer
  • Fire Insurance Rating - Class 6

Location

Distance in miles to the nearest metro areas.

City Freight in miles Days by Freight
Minneapolis 240 1
Chicago 599 1
Denver 685 2
Kansas City 417 1
Winnipeg, MB 441 1

Climate

Average winter temperature: 14 degrees
Average summer temperature: 75 degrees
Average annual precipitation: 24 inches
Average annual snowfall: 40 inches
Average annual number of sunny or partly sunny days: 208
Average elevation: 1,670

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