Living in Detroit Lakes, MN

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Detroit Lakes SnackAbility

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

Detroit Lakes, MN Crime Report

289
Total Crimes
3,111.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.14%
Above National Average

Detroit Lakes, MN Cost Of Living

95
Detroit Lakes's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

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
9,134
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
19.1%
Median Home
$177,300
Median Income
$44,954
Median Rent
$729

Detroit Lakes, MN Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Detroit Lakes in Minnesota

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Map Of Detroit Lakes, MN

Population over time in Detroit Lakes

Year Population % Change
2017 9,134 0.6%
2016 9,078 0.2%
2015 9,060 1.8%
2014 8,897 0.7%
2013 8,834 1.4%
2012 8,715 1.2%
2011 8,615 1.3%
2010 8,507 0.4%
2009 8,472 -
Crime/100k Detroit Lakes MN USA
Violent Crime 204.5 220.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 21.5 52.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 75.4 122.2 246.8
Property Crime 2906.7 1993.8 2199.5
Burglary 344.5 288.4 376.0
Larceny 2486.8 1524.8 1594.6
Car Theft 75.4 180.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Detroit Lakes

White
88.5% (8,080)
African American
1.4% (132)
American Indian
2.9% (266)
Asian
1.4% (125)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.9% (353)
Hispanic
1.9% (178)
Race Detroit Lakes MN USA
White 88.5% 80.3% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 6.1% 12.3%
American Indian 2.9% 1.0% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 4.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 5.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
8.0% (73,287)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (63,171)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (109,931)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (119,598)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (124,094)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (171,979)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (113,303)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (85,427)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (20,457)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (32,147)
Income Detroit Lakes MN USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 4.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 3.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 7.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 18.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 14.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 17.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 7.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 7.1% 7.0%

Gender in Detroit Lakes

Female
55.6% (5,078)
Male
44.4% (4,056)
Gender Detroit Lakes MN USA
Female 55.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 44.4% 49.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (274)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (365)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,648)
Some College
23.0% (2,100)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,096)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,735)
Master's Degree
5.0% (456)
Professional Degree
3.0% (274)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (182)
Education Detroit Lakes MN USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 23.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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