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   (County: Becker County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 175

5 to 9 years : 280

10 to 14 years : 225

15 to 17 years : 68

18 and 19 years : 81

20 years : 127

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 61

25 to 29 years : 338

30 to 34 years : 213

35 to 39 years : 213

40 to 44 years : 208

45 to 49 years : 279

50 to 54 years : 289

55 to 59 years : 191

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 148

65 and 66 years : 49

67 to 69 years : 183

70 to 74 years : 131

75 to 79 years : 171

80 to 84 years : 85

85 years and over : 55

Female:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 9 years : 155

10 to 14 years : 309

15 to 17 years : 178

18 and 19 years : 133

20 years : 5

21 years : 91

22 to 24 years : 189

25 to 29 years : 241

30 to 34 years : 220

35 to 39 years : 189

40 to 44 years : 253

45 to 49 years : 218

50 to 54 years : 255

55 to 59 years : 250

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 113

65 and 66 years : 102

67 to 69 years : 138

70 to 74 years : 253

75 to 79 years : 106

80 to 84 years : 250

85 years and over : 451


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,766

Multiple ancestry : 3,873

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 16

Ancestry not reported : 494


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,913

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 30

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 54

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 125

Not a U.S. citizen : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 441

5 to 17 years : 1,215

18 to 24 years : 701

25 to 34 years : 1,012

35 to 44 years : 863

45 to 54 years : 1,041

55 to 59 years : 441

60 and 61 years : 200

62 to 64 years : 261

65 to 74 years : 856

75 years and over : 1,118

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 316

5 to 17 years : 868

18 to 24 years : 529

25 to 34 years : 581

35 to 44 years : 625

45 to 54 years : 764

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 79

62 to 64 years : 163

65 to 74 years : 511

75 years and over : 781

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 17 years : 332

18 to 24 years : 172

25 to 34 years : 394

35 to 44 years : 195

45 to 54 years : 249

55 to 59 years : 118

60 and 61 years : 121

62 to 64 years : 91

65 to 74 years : 311

75 years and over : 292

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 27

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 9

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 15

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 43

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 34

75 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,575

Female : 2,965

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 974

Female : 1,399

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 56

Female : 28

Foreign born:

Male : 37

Female : 115


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 5,012

Born in other state in the United States : 2,142

Native: born outside the United States : 54

Foreign born : 96


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,188

Now married, except separated : 2,187

Divorced : 546

Separated : 24

Widowed : 614

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 299

Now married, except separated : 1,180

Divorced : 181

Separated : 15

Widowed : 311

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 46

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 62

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 48


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 7,421

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 69

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 71

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 34

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • German: 2,897   (31.1%)
  • Norwegian: 2,325   (25.0%)
  • Swedish: 659   (7.1%)
  • Other Groups: 656   (7.0%)
  • Irish: 576   (6.2%)
  • English: 541   (5.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 238   (2.6%)
  • Polish: 201   (2.2%)
  • Finnish: 150   (1.6%)
  • United States Or American: 146   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 129   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 123   (1.3%)
  • Czech: 108   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 83   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 68   (0.7%)
  • Scandinavian: 64   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 40   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 36   (0.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 34   (0.4%)
  • British: 30   (0.3%)
  • European: 26   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 20   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 17   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 15   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 15   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 6   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota is 8,149



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota: 3,642
Female Population in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota: 4,507


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota: 41.7
Median Female Resident Age in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota: 45.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

44.2

Male

40.5

Female

47.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.3

Male

23.5

Female

13.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.6

Male

26.0

Female

28.3

Asian


Both sexes

37.4

Male

37.5

Female

37.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.5

Male

33.5

Female

29.5

Other


Both sexes

30.2

Male

29.5

Female

30.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.0

Male

12.8

Female

24.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.5

Male

24.0

Female

18.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.4

Male

40.7

Female

47.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


  • White: 7,304
  • African American: 38
  • American Indian: 423
  • Asian: 45
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 30
  • Some Other Race: 27
  • Two or More Races: 282



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 125   (5.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 46   (2.07%)
  • 10th Grade: 52   (2.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 45   (2.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 52   (2.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 653   (29.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 148   (6.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 285   (12.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 204   (9.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 412   (18.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 121   (5.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 53   (2.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.31%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (0.73%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 208   (7.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 55   (1.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 64   (2.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 70   (2.44%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 63   (2.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 798   (27.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 236   (8.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 488   (16.99%)
  • Associate Degree: 230   (8.01%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 522   (18.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 71   (2.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 39   (1.36%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.07%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Detroit Lakes Public School Dist.


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Box 766, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9271, Students: 2,657 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Detroit Lakes Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 510 11th Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9228, Students: 610 )

  • Roosevelt Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 510 11th Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-1106, Students: 582 )

  • Rossman Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1221 Rossman Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9268, Students: 530 )

  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc


    ( Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9228, )

  • Frazee Targeted Services


    ( Location: Box 766, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9271, )

  • Roosevelt Targeted Services


    ( Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-1106, )

  • Lincoln Community Education


    ( Location: 204 E Willow Street, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-4418, )

  • Detroit Lakes Mid. Sch. Target Svc.


    ( Location: 500 11th Avenue S, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9228, )

  • Rossman Targeted Services


    ( Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9271, )

  • Callaway Targeted Services


    ( Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-9271, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Detroit Lakes Senior High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1301 Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-4491, Students: 872 )

  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 844-5687, Students: 61 )

  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog.


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: 702 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-5687, Students: 2 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Holy Rosary Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1043 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-5306, Students: 133 )

  • Faith Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 24688 County Highway 6, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 847-7375, Students: 53 )

  • Adventist Christian School


    ( Grades: K-9, Location: 404 Richwood Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, Phone: (218) 846-9764, Students: 11 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Detroit Lakes Library


    1000 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


  • Lake Region Veterans Color Guard


    16905 Sharon Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota.

Area Features of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


Cemetery


(1) Aura Cemetery   (2) Buffalo Lake Cemetery   (3) Egelund Lutheran Cemetery   (4) Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery   (5) Holmesville Township Cemetery   (6) Lund Cemetery   (7) Strawberry Lake Mennonite Cemetery  

Church


(1) Egelund Church   (2) Emmanuel Church   (3) Holmesville Church   (4) Lund Church   (5) Northern Lights Tabernacle Church   (6) Strawberry Lake Church  

Civil


(1) Becker County   (2) Township Of Holmesville   (3) Township Of Shell Lake   (4) Township Of Sugar Bush  

Dam


(1) Albert Lake Dam   (2) Balsam Lake Dam   (3) Buffalo Lake Dam   (4) Chippewa Dam   (5) Dry Lake Dam   (6) Flat Lake Dam   (7) Gary Lehman Dam   (8) Long Lake Dam   (9) Many Point Lake Dam   (10) Ogemash Dam   (11) Rice Lake Dam   (12) Round Lake Dam   (13) South Tamarac Lake Dam   (14) Stowe Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Balsam Lake   (2) Bear Lake   (3) Big Rat Lake   (4) Big Sugar Bush Lake   (5) Big Tamarack Lake   (6) Blackberry Lake   (7) Blackbird Lake   (8) Booth Lake   (9) Brenum Lake   (10) Bullhead Lake   (11) Bush Lake   (12) Cabin Lake   (13) Carman Lake   (14) Chippewa Lake   (15) Chokecherry Lake   (16) Dumbbell Lake   (17) Eagen Lake   (18) Equay Lake   (19) Evans Lake   (20) Fish Lake   (21) Flat Lake   (22) Green Water Lake   (23) Island Lake   (24) Johnson Lake   (25) Jones Lake   (26) Lake Twentyfive   (27) Little Flat Lake   (28) Little Rice Lake   (29) Little Round Lake   (30) Little Sugar Bush Lake   (31) Little Tamarack Lake   (32) Lower Egg Lake   (33) Mallard Lake   (34) Mary Yellowhead Lake   (35) Mill Lake   (36) Momb Lake   (37) Mud Lake   (38) Mulgri Lake   (39) North Momb Lake   (40) Northern Lake   (41) Pine Lake   (42) Raspberry Lake   (43) Rice Lake   (44) Rock Lake   (45) Rush Lake   (46) Spindler Lake   (47) Spring Lake   (48) Strawberry Lake   (49) Tamarac Lake   (50) Tea Cracker Lake   (51) Twin Lakes   (52) Upper Egg Lake   (53) Vizenor Lake   (54) Waboose Lake   (55) Werk Lake  

Locale


(1) Buffalo Lake Campground   (2) Shell Lake Resort And Campground   (3) Tamarac Resort And Campground   (4) Whaley S Resort And Camp Site  

Park


(1) Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Richwood  

Post Office


(1) Richwood Post Office Historical  

Reserve


(1) Tamarac Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Albert Lake   (2) Buffalo Lake   (3) Chippewa Lake   (4) Dry Lake   (5) Flat Lake   (6) Ice Cracking Lake   (7) Long Lake   (8) Lost Lake   (9) Many Point Lake   (10) Ogemash Reservoir   (11) Rice Lake   (12) Round Lake   (13) Stowes Lake  

School


(1) School Number 81   (2) School Number 87   (3) Strawberry Lake School  

Stream


(1) Egg River  

Tower


(1) Egg Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Flat Lake Lookout Tower   (3) Little Flat Lake Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

56501 (pop. 15,047)


Cities Nearby Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Detroit Township, MN  (pop. 2,131) 2.2 Miles
Lake View Township, MN  (pop. 1,787) 4.0 Miles
Burlington Township, MN  (pop. 1,467) 7.0 Miles
Erie Township, MN  (pop. 1,573) 7.1 Miles
Audubon City, MN  (pop. 468) 7.1 Miles
Lake Eunice Township, MN  (pop. 1,549) 7.2 Miles
Audubon Township, MN  (pop. 429) 7.5 Miles
Richwood Township, MN  (pop. 691) 8.9 Miles
Frazee City, MN  (pop. 1,511) 9.0 Miles
Candor Township, MN  (pop. 702) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

218



Elevation in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota is 1,496.0 ft. (456.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Lat: 46.813315 N        Long: -95.844605 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 71   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 57   (1.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 106   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 118   (3.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 334   (10.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 426   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 674   (22.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 421   (13.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 130   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 70   (2.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 107   (3.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 53   (1.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 213   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 284   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,930

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 260

In 3-person carpool : 74

In 4-person carpool : 34

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 14

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 197

Other means : 30

Worked at home : 200


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 475

5 to 9 minutes : 1,447

10 to 14 minutes : 680

15 to 19 minutes : 240

20 to 24 minutes : 146

25 to 29 minutes : 45

30 to 34 minutes : 78

35 to 39 minutes : 70

40 to 44 minutes : 20

45 to 59 minutes : 167

60 to 89 minutes : 108

90 or more minutes : 72


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 1,391

No Social Security income : 2,332


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 723

No retirement income : 3,000


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 71

$10,000 to $14,999 : 42

$15,000 to $19,999 : 100

$20,000 to $24,999 : 82

$25,000 to $29,999 : 88

$30,000 to $34,999 : 129

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $44,999 : 143

$45,000 to $49,999 : 136

$50,000 to $59,999 : 323

$60,000 to $74,999 : 206

$75,000 to $99,999 : 324

$100,000 to $124,999 : 122

$125,000 to $149,999 : 103

$150,000 to $199,999 : 118

$200,000 or more : 81


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,338


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • KDLM (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Detroit Lakes, MN; Owner: Leighton Enterprises, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; Detroit Lakes, MN; Owner: Detroit Lakes Broadcasting Company,)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; Elizabeth, MN; Owner: Result Radio, Inc)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; Erhard, MN; Owner: Leighton Enterprises, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Flom, MN; Owner: Alliance For The Arts And Humanities)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Barnesville, MN; Owner: Pioneer Public Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Barnesville, MN; Owner: We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Rochert, MN; Owner: Voice Of Reason Radio)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Detroit Lakes, MN; Owner: White Earth Land Recovery Project)
  • KBVB (95.1 FM; Barnesville, MN; Owner: Radio Fargo-moorhead, Inc.)
  • KBVB (95.1 FM; Barnesville, MN; Owner: Radio Fargo-moorhead, Inc.)
  • KPRW (99.5 FM; New York Mills, MN; Owner: Result Radio, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • KVRR (Channel 15; Barnesville, MN; Owner: Red River Broadcast Co., Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 515  (31.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 198  (12.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 274  (16.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 43  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 266  (16.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 542  (33.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 445  (27.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 509  (31.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 22  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Rail Station(s)


    116 Pioneer Street
    Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501

(updated 2008)



There are 295 Farms In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Midwest Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $694.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Bremer Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 87

First Security Bank - Sleepy Eye - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $198.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Bell State Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

American National Bank Of Minnesota - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $245.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  • Detroit Lakes-Wething Field


    (about 2.2 miles in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; Airport Code: DTL)

  • Hawley Municipal


    (about 24.4 miles in Hawley, Minnesota; Airport Code: UXC)

  • Park Rapids Municipal-Konshok Field


    (about 37.0 miles in Lake Itasca, Minnesota; Airport Code: PKD)

  • Wadena Municipal


    (about 39.2 miles in Bluffton, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN4)

  • Fergus Falls Municipal-Einar Mickelson Field


    (about 39.4 miles in Carlisle, Minnesota; Airport Code: FFM)

  • Hector Field


    (about 46.4 miles in Fargo, North Dakota; Airport Code: FAR)

  • Hector International


    (about 46.4 miles in Fargo, North Dakota; Airport Code: FAR)

  • Fosston Municipal


    (about 54.0 miles in Fosston, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN1)

  • Hamry Field


    (about 55.8 miles in Kindred, North Dakota; Airport Code: ND1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.29%

Carpooled

12.96%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.16%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.25%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.80%

Other Means

1.00%

Worked At Home

4.55%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,622

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 136

Female householder, no husband present : 364

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,398

Householder not living alone : 203


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 11

Male householder and female partner : 115

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 79

All other households : 3,518


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,374

Renter-occupied housing units : 248

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 86

Renter-occupied housing units : 50

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 146

Renter-occupied housing units : 218

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 704

Renter-occupied housing units : 897


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 259

$10,000 to $14,999 : 248

$15,000 to $19,999 : 435

$20,000 to $24,999 : 250

$25,000 to $29,999 : 205

$30,000 to $34,999 : 305

$35,000 to $39,999 : 168

$40,000 to $44,999 : 191

$45,000 to $49,999 : 167

$50,000 to $59,999 : 415

$60,000 to $74,999 : 274

$75,000 to $99,999 : 347

$100,000 to $124,999 : 141

$125,000 to $149,999 : 103

$150,000 to $199,999 : 118

$200,000 or more : 97


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Total : 4,260


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Occupied : 3,723

Vacant : 537


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 89

Built 2000 to 2004 : 469

Built 1990 to 1999 : 335

Built 1980 to 1989 : 303

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,051

Built 1960 to 1969 : 411

Built 1950 to 1959 : 530

Built 1940 to 1949 : 417

Built 1939 or earlier : 655


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 2,032

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 111

Electricity : 1,297

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 193

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 22

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 33

No fuel used : 35


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 40

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 37

$60,000 to $69,999 : 56

$70,000 to $79,999 : 109

$80,000 to $89,999 : 112

$90,000 to $99,999 : 168

$100,000 to $124,999 : 251

$125,000 to $149,999 : 353

$150,000 to $174,999 : 313

$175,000 to $199,999 : 114

$200,000 to $249,999 : 205

$250,000 to $299,999 : 92

$300,000 to $399,999 : 170

$400,000 to $499,999 : 68

$500,000 to $749,999 : 98

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 114

Home equity loan only : 305

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 30

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 971

Housing units without a mortgage : 890


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : $225,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $190,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $191,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $160,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $149,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $153,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $113,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $129,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $97,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota: 54.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 19.82%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 62.76%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.42%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 176 176 $18,479,716
  Two Family 3 6 $900,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

179 182 $19,379,716
2000        
  Single Family 185 185 $19,974,000
  Two Family 4 8 $693,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

189 193 $20,667,000
2001        
  Single Family 197 197 $20,977,520
  Two Family 4 8 $563,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 20 $850,000
  Total

203 225 $22,390,520
2002        
  Single Family 243 243 $25,598,972
  Two Family 3 6 $313,800
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

246 249 $25,912,772
2003        
  Single Family 250 250 $28,624,519
  Two Family 13 26 $1,733,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 38 $2,390,000
  Total

266 314 $32,747,519
2004        
  Single Family 285 285 $31,233,959
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 38 $1,640,000
  Total

287 323 $32,873,959
2005        
  Single Family 268 268 $36,667,499
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $786,930
  Total

270 284 $37,454,429
2006        
  Single Family 232 232 $32,529,504
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 20 $1,600,000
  Total

234 252 $34,129,504


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Detroit Lakes City, MN): $29,264
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Detroit Lakes City): $79,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Detroit Lakes City): $341
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 68.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 20.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 6.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

St Marys Home Health


     Address: 114 Frazee Street East, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/27/1997

Perham Memorial Home Care


     Address: 665 Third Street Sw, Perham, Minnesota 56573
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/16/1998

White Earth Home Health


     Address: Box 496 36510 Cty Road 21, White Earth, Minnesota 56591
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/14/1980

Caring Hands Home Care


     Address: 113 Minnesota Avenue West, Sebeka, Minnesota 56477
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/7/1994

St Josephs Area Hlth Services


     Address: 323 South Main, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/25/1987

Hospitals Close To Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

St Marys Regional Health Center


     Address: 1027 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Perham Memorial Hospital & Home


     Address: 665 Third Street Southwest, Perham, Minnesota 56573
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Josephs Area Health Services


     Address: 600 Pleasant Avenue, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lake Region Healthcare Corporation


     Address: 712 S Cascade, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Francis Medical Center


     Address: 2400 St Francis Drive, Breckenridge, Minnesota 56520
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

St Marys Regional Health Center


     Address: 1040 Lincoln Avenue, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Emmanuel Nursing Home


     Address: 1415 Madison Avenue, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 136
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Sunnyside Care Center


     Address: 16561 Us Highway 10, Lake Park, Minnesota 56554
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Frazee Care Center


     Address: 311 West Maple Avenue, Po Box 96, Frazee, Minnesota 56544
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Pelican Valley Health Center


     Address: 211 East Mill Street, Po Box 645, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota 56572
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 145 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 2,505
    Disabled Workers: 365
    Widowers Workers: 400
    Spouses Workers: 220
    Children Workers: 205


(updated 2007)



Becker County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.21%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.30%
  • Other 1.49%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Becker County, MN

6.62 % of Becker County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,550

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $9,267

Minnesota Average 0.13 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Becker County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Otter Tail County , MN 0.89 % ($32,925 AGI )
  • Cass County , ND 0.82 % ($51,663 AGI )
  • Clay County , MN 0.67 % ($35,600 AGI )

Relocation away from Becker County, MN

6.23 % of Becker County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,534

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Becker County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Cass County , ND 0.89 % ($41,604 AGI )
  • Otter Tail County , MN 0.68 % ($30,963 AGI )
  • Clay County , MN 0.63 % ($30,171 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/08/2001, 01:45 am 0 0 $1K --
05/17/1996, 07:40 pm 0 0 $25K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 1
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 11
Rape n/a 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 4
    per 100,000 n/a 13 13 26 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 45
Robbery n/a 2 2 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a 27 26 26 13 38 12 12 12 12 23 n/a 0
Assault n/a 11 8 10 12 15 14 12 7 9 8 n/a 9
    per 100,000 n/a 147 105 130 152 188 173 148 85 108 93 n/a 101
Burglary n/a 25 48 32 33 22 39 35 19 25 27 n/a 43
    per 100,000 n/a 333 630 415 417 276 481 432 231 300 313 n/a 484
Larceny Theft n/a 420 447 365 408 344 339 260 331 380 371 n/a 374
    per 100,000 n/a 5,601 5,868 4,731 5,156 4,318 4,180 3,212 4,032 4,562 4,296 n/a 4,208
Vehicle Theft n/a 34 33 29 12 19 23 13 5 14 9 n/a 24
    per 100,000 n/a 453 433 376 152 238 284 161 61 168 104 n/a 270
Arson n/a 2 5 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a 27 66 13 25 38 0 12 0 0 0 n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 3 3 n/a 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 120 133 107 114 97 100 77 89 105 102 n/a 110
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 62 68 55 59 51 52 40 45 54 52 n/a 57


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



Jails in Detroit Lakes City, Minnesota


  • Becker County Jail


    Corner Of Lake And Frazee, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    Confined: 82


(updated 2006)



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