Living in Detroit Lakes, MN

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Info Snack

Population
9,197
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$190,600
Median Income
$49,173
Median Rent
$742

Detroit Lakes SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Detroit Lakes, MN Crime Report

283
Total Crimes
3,022.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.05%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Detroit Lakes
/ 100k People
Minnesota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 283 3,022.9 2,315.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 14 149.5 236.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.1 5.0
Robbery 3 32.0 55.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 8 85.5 135.1 250.2
Property Crime 269 2,873.3 2,078.8 2,109.9
Burglary 18 192.3 282.4 340.5
Larceny 243 2,595.6 1,597.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 85.5 198.9 219.9

Detroit Lakes, MN Cost Of Living

95
Detroit Lakes's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Detroit Lakes Minnesota National Average
Overall 95 104 100
Services 100 109 100
Groceries 108 106 100
Health 115 110 100
Housing 84 100 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 87 98 100

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Rankings for Detroit Lakes in Minnesota

Map Of Detroit Lakes, MN

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Population over time in Detroit Lakes

Year Population % Change
2019 9,197 0.7%
2018 9,134 0.6%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Detroit Lakes

White
89.8% (8,257)
African American
1.0% (89)
American Indian
3.4% (311)
Asian
1.3% (123)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.5% (324)
Hispanic
1.0% (93)
Race Detroit Lakes MN USA
White 89.8% 79.8% 60.7%
African American 1.0% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 3.4% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 4.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.0% 5.4% 18.0%

Gender in Detroit Lakes

Female
54.9% (5,045)
Male
45.1% (4,152)
Gender Detroit Lakes MN USA
Female 54.9% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 49.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (183)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (367)
High School / GED
27.0% (2,483)
Some College
25.0% (2,299)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,011)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,839)
Master's Degree
6.0% (551)
Professional Degree
3.0% (275)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (183)
Education Detroit Lakes MN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
6.3% (57,551)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (60,260)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (109,009)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (108,558)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (129,773)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (181,005)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (109,009)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (97,273)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (19,861)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (47,395)
Income Detroit Lakes MN USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 4.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 3.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 7.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 7.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 11.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 7.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 7.8% 7.7%

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