Detroit Lakes SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Detroit Lakes, MN Photos

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Info Snack

Detroit Lakes is a city in the State of Minnesota and the county seat of Becker County. The population was 8,569 at the 2010 census. Its unofficial population during summer months is much higher, estimated by citizens to peak at 13,000 midsummer, due to seasonal residents and tourists.
Population
9,078
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
19.8%
Median Home
$167,000
Median Income
$38,197
Median Rent
$753

Rankings for Detroit Lakes in Minnesota

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1

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2

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Map Of Detroit Lakes, MN

Population over time in Detroit Lakes

Year Population % Change
2017 9,078 0.2%
2016 9,060 1.8%
2015 8,897 0.7%
2014 8,834 1.4%
2013 8,715 1.2%
2012 8,615 1.3%
2011 8,507 0.4%
2010 8,472 -

Crime in Detroit Lakes Per 100k

Crime Detroit Lakes MN USA
Violent Crime 151.5 238.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.3
Robbery 21.6 64.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 108.2 128.6 248.9
Property Crime 3494.9 2191.5 2362.0
Burglary 400.3 336.9 430.4
Larceny 2834.9 1675.7 1694.0
Car Theft 259.7 178.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Detroit Lakes

White
88.1% (8,001)
African American
1.4% (124)
American Indian
3.8% (344)
Asian
1.2% (110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.6% (329)
Hispanic
1.9% (170)
Race Detroit Lakes MN USA
White 88.1% 80.8% 61.5%
African American 1.4% 5.9% 12.3%
American Indian 3.8% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 4.6% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.5% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.9% 5.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
8.5% (77,163)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (73,531)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (117,106)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.4% (139,801)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (118,921)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (165,219)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (84,425)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (85,333)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (28,141)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (19,971)
Income Detroit Lakes MN USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 4.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 4.0% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 8.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.4% 8.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 12.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 16.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 6.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 6.4% 6.3%

Gender in Detroit Lakes

Female
56.1% (5,095)
Male
43.9% (3,982)
Gender Detroit Lakes MN USA
Female 56.1% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 43.9% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Detroit Lakes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.2% (290)
9-12th Grade
4.3% (392)
High School / GED
28.9% (2,619)
Some College
23.6% (2,138)
Associate's Degree
12.3% (1,114)
Bachelor's Degree
18.8% (1,709)
Master's Degree
4.7% (426)
Professional Degree
2.4% (216)
Doctorate Degree
1.9% (168)
Education Detroit Lakes MN USA
< 9th Grade 3.2% 3.0% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.3% 4.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 28.9% 25.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.6% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.3% 11.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.8% 23.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.7% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.4% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.9% 1.4% 1.4%

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