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Time Zone: Lac qui Parle County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Madison is the Seat for Lac qui Parle County.

Lac qui Parle County was founded in 1863 and was created by taking area from RedwoodCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lac qui Parle had a population of 7,110 people. This is a decrease of 11.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,067 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lac qui Parle represented 0.16% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 76th most populous county (out of 87 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,259-10.02%+2.1% since 2009
20097,110-11.86%-0.92% since 2008
20087,176-11.04%-1.28% since 2007
20077,269-9.89% 
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20008,067The Last Census

More information can be found on the Lac qui Parle County Census Page for Lac qui Parle County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Lac qui Parle County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Lac qui Parle County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Madison   1,5471,76812.5% decrease  
Dawson   1,3411,53912.87% decrease  
Boyd   18621011.43% decrease  
Bellingham   17720513.66% decrease  
Marietta   14917414.37% decrease  

Websites for Lac qui Parle County

Official Website:   www.ci.madison.mn.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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