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Island Lake is a township in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Island Lake. For links to other places called Island Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Island Lake is 44.413N. The longitude is -96.026W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,467 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 208.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Island Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56157 ZIP code.
34% of Island Lake residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Island Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Island Lake was $18,522, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Island Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Island Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,125.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Island Lake political report.
The average commute time for Island Lake workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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