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Ottertail Lake

Otter Tail Lake is the largest of the county’s lakes, boasting 14,079 acres of water with a maximum depth of 120 feet. This is the most known lake within the area and is considered the county’s premier lake with nearby golf courses, restaurants, swimming, boating, fishing (so many walleyes here!) & fishing tournaments. Numerous lake events are held on this sought-after lake all seasons of the year.

Demographics and Employment Data for Ottertail Lake, MN

Ottertail Lake has 211 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ottertail Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 546 people call Ottertail Lake home. The population density is 127.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

54.4 / 45.6%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Ottertail Lake, MN

There's plenty to do around Ottertail Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Woodshed Bar & Grill, The Williams Company Store, and Ottertail Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.2 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.32 miles 13 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.86 miles 12 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.32 miles 27 reviews 4.1/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.91 miles 16 reviews 2.8/5 stars
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