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Population (year 2000): 12,710. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,774 (+16.2% change)
Males: 6,636 (52.2%), Females: 6,074 (47.8%)

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $67,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $150,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Ham Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (37.5%), Norwegian (20.4%), Swedish (16.1%), Irish (13.5%), Polish (8.3%), French (5.1%).

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Elevation: 911 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Ham Lake

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ham Lake city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

2.1% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,667 (+40.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapids, MN (8.6 miles Coon pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (20.4 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (447.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bethel, MN (5.0 miles East MN (6.8 miles Blaine, MN (7.9 miles Andover, Rapids, MN (8.6 miles Coon MN (8.6 miles Lexington, Pines, MN (8.8 miles Circle Lake Park, MN (9.8 miles Spring Grove, MN (9.9 miles Oak


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 156 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 1997: 148 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2000: 164 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2001: 158 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2002: 143 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2003: 170 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2004: 141 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2005: 92 buildings, average cost: $179,800

Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 93.22 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.1%), Educational,health and social services (15.2%), Retail trade (11.9%), Construction (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,018 (-31.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 781 (11.0%)


 

Crime in Ham Lake by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 7.9 0.0 0.0
Rapes 10 10 2 0
    per 100,000 78.7 78.7 15.7 0.0
Robberies 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 7.9 7.9 0.0 7.9
Assaults 11 12 7 7
    per 100,000 86.5 94.4 55.1 55.1
Burglaries 98 121 98 66
    per 100,000 771.0 952.0 771.0 519.3
Thefts 252 288 267 272
    per 100,000 1982.7 2265.9 2100.7 2140.0
Auto thefts 20 23 37 32
    per 100,000 157.4 181.0 291.1 251.8
197.0 232.3 178.6 155.5


Average climate in Ham Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ham Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Ham Lake city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ham Lake:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; COON RAPIDS, MN)
  • UNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; FRIDLEY, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; WYOMING, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ham Lake:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 27 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 61 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 101 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ham Lake:
  • ANOKA COUNTY-BLAINE ARPT(JANES FIELD) (about 9 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: ANE)
  • SURFSIDE (about 11 miles; LINO LAKES, MN; ID: 8Y4)
  • FOREST LAKE (about 17 miles; FOREST LAKE, MN; ID: 25D)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5 $21,914 $52,593 18 $6,166
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,921 $47,052 1 $350
Other and Unallocable 4 $17,258 $51,774 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $4,240 $50,880 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $23,860 $47,720 1 $1,928
Fire - Other 0 $0   2 $1,827
Totals for Government 17 $71,193 $50,253 22 $10,271


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ham Lake:
  • ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; COON RAPIDS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,627)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,138)
  • NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; FT enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES (about 20 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 36,289)
  • AUGSBURG COLLEGE (about 20 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,662)
Public primary/middle school in Ham Lake:
  • MCKINLEY EL. (Students: 776; Location: 1740 CONSTANCE BLVD. N.E.; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable location: Golden Tee Country Club (A).

Churches in Ham Lake include: Glen Cary Church (A), Our Saviour Church (B), Ham Lake Church (C), Fair Oaks Church (D).

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1).

Lakes: Ham Lake (A), Netta, Lake (B), South Coon Lake (C).


Ham Lake compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ham Lake:
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ham Lake:
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ham Lake:
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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