Becker County MN Information


Becker County Subdivisions

Becker County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 35,842 (100%)
Population in Households 35,384 (98.7%)
Population in Families 28,586 (79.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 458 ( 1.3%)
Population Density 27
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $59,873
Average Household Income $77,926
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $31,570
Wealth Index5 87


Total HU (Housing Units) 20,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,567 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,929 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,220 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $239,892
Average Home Value $290,955
Housing Affordability Index3 140


Total Households 14,496
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 9,652
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.87% 0.86%
Households 0.82% 0.83%
Families 0.68% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
Owner Occupied HU   1.17%


Becker County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Becker County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 66th
Population Density # 46 49th
Median Household Income # 43 52nd
Housing Affordability Index # 12 14th
Per Capita Income # 41 54th
Diversity Index # 26 71st

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