Big Lake

Big Lake is a rapidly growing community located along the banks of Big and Mitchell lakes. Big Lake is located about 45 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and 28 miles from the St. Cloud Regional  Airport. 

The city's population is estimated to be 11,174 and Big Lake Township's to be 7,785, totaling 18,959. Since 2000, there have been more than 1,127 single family homes built in the city.  

With the population growth comes new businesses and redevelopment projects. Please check out our Economic Development page for updates. 

  1. City Population
  2. Schools
  3. Major Routes
  4. Chamber of Commerce
  5. City Services
  6. City Features
  7. Utilities
  • 11,456 (2018 estimate)
  • Population Growth Rate: plus 66% from 2000 to 2010