The City of Detroit Lakes had a population of 9,365 as of July 1, 2018. Detroit Lakes ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Detroit Lakes is located at latitude 46.8066 and longitude -95.8448 in Becker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Detroit Lakes (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.61 sq. miles and a water area of 5 sq. miles. Becker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,371 feet.
The City of Detroit Lakes (GNIS ID: 2394527) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Detroit Lakes: City of Detroit Lakes.
|Population in Households||9,032|
|Population in Familes||6,464|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||333|
|Median Household Income||$46,802|
|Average Household Income||$61,799|
|Per Capita Income||$27,564|
|Total Housing Units||4,942 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,686 (54.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,504 (30.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||752 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$172,714|
|Average Home Value||$214,724|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.27%|
The table below compares Detroit Lakes to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 103||89th|
|Population Density||# 332||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 204||78th|
|Median Household Income||# 709||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 587||35th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.