Detroit Lakes, MN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Info Snack

Population
9,229
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$188,500
Median Income
$51,185
Median Rent
$760

Detroit Lakes SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Detroit Lakes, MN Crime Report

270
Total Crimes
2,887.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.06%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Detroit Lakes
/ 100k People
Minnesota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 270 2,887.1 2,402.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 15 160.4 277.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.4 6.5
Robbery 3 32.1 68.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 11 117.6 166.5 279.7
Property Crime 255 2,726.7 2,124.9 1,958.2
Burglary 46 491.9 307.0 314.2
Larceny 184 1,967.5 1,567.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 25 267.3 250.0 246.0

Detroit Lakes, MN Cost Of Living

97
Detroit Lakes's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Detroit Lakes Minnesota National Average
Overall 97 104 100
Services 101 106 100
Groceries 108 102 100
Health 116 113 100
Housing 84 101 100
Transportation 97 102 100
Utilities 85 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
2020 9,229 1.0%
2019 9,134 0.6%
2018 9,078 0.2%
2017 9,060 1.8%
2016 8,897 0.7%
2015 8,834 1.4%
2014 8,715 1.2%
2013 8,615 1.3%
2012 8,507 0.4%
2011 8,472 -

Race / Ethnicity in Detroit Lakes

White
90.3% (8,334)
African American
0.5% (49)
American Indian
2.5% (233)
Asian
1.1% (103)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.6% (420)
Hispanic
1.0% (90)
Race Detroit Lakes MN USA
White 90.3% 79.0% 60.1%
African American 0.5% 6.3% 12.2%
American Indian 2.5% 0.9% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.6% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.0% 5.5% 18.2%

Gender in Detroit Lakes

Female
55.2% (5,098)
Male
44.8% (4,131)
Gender Detroit Lakes MN USA
Female 55.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 44.8% 49.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (184)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (646)
High School / GED
23.0% (2,122)
Some College
27.0% (2,491)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,015)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,845)
Master's Degree
6.0% (553)
Professional Degree
3.0% (276)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (92)
Education Detroit Lakes MN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 9.0%
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 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
5.0% (46,251)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (52,181)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (102,465)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (116,696)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (133,062)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (169,352)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (119,542)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (99,144)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (25,379)
$200,000 or more
6.4% (58,822)
Income Detroit Lakes MN USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 4.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 3.4% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 7.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 11.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 14.1% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 18.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 8.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.4% 8.5% 8.3%

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