Lac qui Parle County

Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

600 6th St
Madison, MN 56256
Phone: (320) 598-7444
Fax: (320) 598-3125

On the southwestern border of MN; organized 1863 north of the Minnesota River, disestablished in 1868, then recreated Mar 6, 1871 south of the river. Name Origin: French 'talking lake,' probably a transliteration of Siouan mde'lake,' iye 'speaks,' and dan, a diminutive suffix. Origin uncertain, but possibly for echoes reflected from surrounding cliffs.

Area (sq mi):: 778.05 (land 764.87; water 13.19) Population per square mile: 9.90
Population 2005: 7,604 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.70%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 8,067 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,399; median household $32,626; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,584-$23,817
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Between the Broadband Stimulus program, our partnership with Farmers, and the deep and field-proven experience of a vendor like Calix, Lac qui Parle county is benefitting from a confluence of events and resources that will have a transformational impact on our county for decades to come," said Pam Lehman, executive director of the Lac qui Parle County Economic Development Authority.
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