Breezy Point, Minnesota

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Breezy Point is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 979 at the 2000 census. The city of Breezy Point is best known for being the home to a resort of the same name. It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.5 square miles (42.7 km²), of which, 13.1 square miles (34.0 km²) of it is land and 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²) of it (20.50%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 979 people, 413 households, and 306 families residing in the city. The population density was 74.7 people per square mile (28.8/km²). There were 899 housing units at an average density of 68.6/sq mi (26.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.16% White, 0.20% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population. 35.7% were of German, 16.2% Norwegian, 8.3% Swedish, 6.7% Polish, 6.6% Irish and 5.2% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 413 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,000, and the median income for a family was $49,063. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $21,397 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,959. About 2.9% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

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