Lindstrom MN Community Profile
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History of Lindstrom
The founder of the town was a Swedish immigrant by the name of Daniel Lindstrom who came to American in 1853. The town of Lindstrom was platted in 1880 and incorporation was achieved in 1894. It was reincorporated on April 9, 1908 and had a city charter since 1950. The first post office was established in 1880. The small village had a station of the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad. There were 3 newspapers including a Swedish weekly. Most residents are Swedish immigrants.
|Population density (sq mi)||1,186||62||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||66%||58%||55%|
- The average age in Lindstrom is 18% higher than Minnesota
- 97.87% of the population is Caucasian
- 0.00% is African-American
- 0.98% of the population is Asian
Cost of Living
|Cost of living index||99||102||100|
|Goods & Services index||107||105||100|
|Health care index||106||113||100|
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
The city of Lindstrom belongs to the Chisago Lakes School District #2144. There are currently 5 schools in the city that accommodates 3,600 students in grades K-12. The 5 schools are: Primary School (Grades K–2), Lakeside School (Grades 3–5), Taylors Falls Elementary (Grades K–5), Chisago Lakes Middle School (Grades 6–8), and Chisago Lakes High School (Grades 9–12).
Places of Worship
Here are the places of worship in the city: Lakes Free Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church.
The top businesses in the city include:
|Chisago Lakes School District||Technical & Trade Schools||
|Plastic Products Inc||Resin, Synth. Rubber & Art. Synth. Fibers & Fil. Mfg.||
|Bevco Inc||Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Spec. Food Mfg.||
Restaurants & Nightlife
Northwoods Roasterie – they serve amazing coffee and bagel sandwiches. Employees are always helpful; service is top notch, and with a pretty laid back vibe.
Swedish Inn — Great restaurant in the city that offers amazing meatballs with lefse and lingonberries. Superb pancakes and specials are always good. Bacon and ham omelettes are quite outstanding.
Pizza Man – Pizza here is fabulous. Ingredients are always fresh and the toppings quite generous. Service is amazing. Quite affordable prices too.
Fun Things to Do in Lindstrom
Visit Chisago County Historical Society – This is the place to go if you want to get a glimpse of the history of the Lindstrom community. There is a research area for folks that want to know more about the city history and genealogy.
Gustaf Anderson Historiska Hus Museet – This is a red brick house that was built way back in 1879 by Gustaf and Helena Anderson. It features a Victorian interior with an Italian style exterior. Prior to becoming a museum, several generations of the family lived in the house. It is located on Main Street and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Swedish Coffee Pot Water Tower – Located at the heart of the city, the blue and white water tower was constructed in 1908 and then later converted to its current coffee shop shape.
Lindstrom MN truly is a great place. If you’d like to know more about our garage door repair services in Lindstrom, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.