Bingham Lake is a city in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 126 at the 2010 census.HistoryBingham Lake was platted on July 28, 1875 and incorporated in 1900. The city took its name from nearby Bingham Lake. A post office called Bingham Lake was established in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1992.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.75sqmi, all land.Minnesota State Highway 60 serves as a main route in the community.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 126 people, 55 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 168.0PD/sqmi. There were 63 housing units at an average density of 84.0/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.8% Asian, 2.4% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races.There were 55 households of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.97.