Mille Lacs County

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

635 2nd St SE
Milaca, MN 56353
Phone: (320) 983-8313
Fax: (320) 983-8384

In east-central MN, northeast of Saint Cloud; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Kanabec County. Name Origin: For Mille Lacs Lake in the northern part of the county; French 'thousand lakes.'

Area (sq mi):: 681.77 (land 574.47; water 107.30) Population per square mile: 44.70
Population 2005: 25,680 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 15.00%; 1990-2000 19.60% Population 2000: 22,330 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,656; median household $36,977; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,919-$22,486
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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She serves on the Elim Home facilities advisory board and the Mille Lacs County Historical Society board.
A pilot project in central Minnesota involving the Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians, the Mille Lacs County District Court, the Minnesota Department of Corrections and Midstate Probation has been in place for one year.
Mille Lacs County Operation Community Connect, $2,000 to support this project of Rum River Interfaith Caregiver and the emergency needs of homeless individuals in Mille Lacs County.