City Population: 10,060 (2010 estimate)
Population Growth Rate: +66% from 2000-2010
School District: 727
Number of Schools: 4
Number of Students: 3,400
Major Transportation Routes: US Hwy 10 and MN Hwy 25.
Property Tax Rate: 131.83%
Municipal Tax Rate: 43.65%
County Tax Rate: 46.31%
School Tax Rate: 38.21%
Special Tax Rate: 1.5%
Remmele Engineering Plant 40, Remmele Engineering Plant 30, Windstream Communications, Cargill Kitchen Solutions, Shade Tree, Paragon Store Fixtures, Big Lake School District, Sherburne County Rural Telephone Company.
Chamber of Commerce:
Big Lake City Hall 763-263-2107
Big Lake Maintenance Department 763-263-2268
Big Lake Chamber of Commerce 763-263-7800
The City of Big Lake's Area School District 727 is comprised of four schools. Approximately 3, 400 students are enrolled in the district. Call 763-262-2537 for more information, or visit the website at www.biglake.k12.mn.us
Six places of worship within Big Lake serve a variety of denominations.
A variety of chiropractic, dental clinics and senior care facilities are located in the immediate area.
Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital in Monticello 763-295-2945
First Class Post Office and Express Service available.
Riverwood Bank 763-262-2265
Klein Bank 763-427-4350
West Sherburne Tribune (weekly)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (daily)
St. Paul Pioneer Press (daily)
Telecommunications: (Telephone, Cable, Internet)
Windstream Communications 763-263-3022
Charter Communications 800-581-0081
Sherburne County Rural Tel Co. 763-262-4100
Connexus Energy 800-642-1672
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999
CenterPoint Energy 800-245-2377
Refuse and Recycling:
Ace Solid Waste, Inc. 763-427-3110
Allied Waste 800-437-1835
Birchem Sanitation 763-441-3572
Randy's Environmental Services 763-479-3335
Veolia Environmental Services 888-251-8919
Waste Management 320-253-6491