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Total population: 8,268 (Urban population: 7,851 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 417 (all nonfarm))

Detroit Lakes,MN index of house prices


Houses: 3,797 (3,330 occupied: 2,159 owner occupied, 1,171 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Housing density: 507 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,863.


Median contract rent in 2009: $470 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $603)


Median gross rent in Detroit Lakes, MN in 2009: $553


Housing units in Detroit Lakes with a mortgage: 1,120 (101 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 655


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,446


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,926


Median monthly housing costs: $635





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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $138,731 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Detroit Lakes:

$138,731
Minnesota:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,013 - $208,027

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $174,445
Here:

$174,445
State:

$247,637

Townhouses or other attached units: $208,299
Here:

$208,299
State:

$193,158

In 2-unit structures: $166,065
Here:

$166,065
State:

$233,138

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,289
Here:

$345,289
State:

$214,201

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,017
Here:

$141,017
State:

$177,950

Mobile homes: $38,013
Here:

$38,013
State:

$34,666

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,136
  • In family households: 5,459 (1,456 male householders, 396 female householders)
    1,451 spouses, 1,945 children (1,789 natural, 42 adopted, 114 stepchildren), 49 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 15 other relatives, 117 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,677 (508 male householders (446 living alone)), 983 female householders (912 living alone)), 186 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 272 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 928 2-persons, 369 3-persons, 321 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,358 1-person, 103 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

1,051 married couples with children.
539 single-parent households (130 men, 409 women).

96.1% of residents of Detroit Lakes speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 48% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 112 (1.5%)
(42.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 23
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 267
  • 5 rooms: 428
  • 6 rooms: 443
  • 7 rooms: 372
  • 8 rooms: 269
  • 9 or more rooms: 332
  • 1 room: 31
  • 2 rooms: 240
  • 3 rooms: 329
  • 4 rooms: 256
  • 5 rooms: 164
  • 6 rooms: 81
  • 7 rooms: 63
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 66
  • 2 bedrooms: 545
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,008
  • 4 bedrooms: 407
  • 5+ bedrooms: 125
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 542
  • 2 bedrooms: 396
  • 3 bedrooms: 115
  • 4 bedrooms: 74
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 75
  • 1 vehicle: 723
  • 2 vehicles: 949
  • 3 vehicles: 334
  • 4 vehicles: 45
  • 5+ vehicles: 33
  • no vehicle: 374
  • 1 vehicle: 640
  • 2 vehicles: 117
  • 3 vehicles: 25
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 89
  • 2000 to 2004: 469
  • 1990 to 1999: 335
  • 1980 to 1989: 303
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,051
  • 1960 to 1969: 411
  • 1950 to 1959: 530
  • 1940 to 1949: 417
  • 1939 or earlier: 655

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Detroit Lakes, MN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Detroit Lakes, MN:

  • Less than $10,000: 23
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 12
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 15
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 17
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 17
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 30
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 48
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 70
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 125
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 130
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 130
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 130
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 311
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 325
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 283
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 147
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 153
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 165
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 128
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 66
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 67
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 12
  • $1,000,000 or more: 12
 


Detroit Lakes rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Detroit Lakes:

  • Less than $100: 20 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 22
  • $200 to $249: 138
  • $250 to $299: 11
  • $300 to $349: 19
  • $350 to $399: 69
  • $400 to $449: 138
  • $450 to $499: 166
  • $500 to $549: 101
  • $550 to $599: 85
  • $600 to $649: 166
  • $650 to $699: 73
  • $700 to $749: 62
  • $750 to $799: 65
  • $800 to $899: 20
  • $900 to $999: 91
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 89
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 19
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 12
  • $2,000 or more: 11
  • No cash rent: 36
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 49
  • 1990 to 1994: 43
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 11


Detroit Lakes, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.3%
Number of people working at home: 146 (4.5% of all workers)


Detroit Lakes commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 305
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1147
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 525
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 333
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 239
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 27
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 71
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 43
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 68
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 159
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 90
  • 90 or more minutes: 57
 


Detroit Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,481 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 416 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 122 (4%)
  • Other means: 32 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 146 (5%)
 


Detroit Lakes, MN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 510
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 367
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 273
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 310
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 238
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 193
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 210
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 208
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 144
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 200
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 244
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 280
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 73
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 31
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 21
  • $200,000 or more: 41
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2110
 Norwegian: 1826
 Other groups: 554
 Swedish: 421
 English: 318
 Irish: 287
 United States or American: 146
 Finnish: 110
 Polish: 101
 French (except Basque): 98
 Dutch: 83
 Italian: 70
 Danish: 65
 Scandinavian: 58
 French Canadian: 42
 Czechoslovakian: 34
 Czech: 32
 Scotch-Irish: 30
 European: 26
 Scottish: 21
 Northern European: 15
 Luxemburger: 13
 British: 13
 Canadian: 12
 Austrian: 10
 Slovak: 8
 Yugoslavian: 8
 Belgian: 7
 Icelander: 6
 Russian: 6
 Arab:: 5
 Iraqi: 5
 Swiss: 5
 Lithuanian: 4
 Ukrainian: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Korea (27%)
  • Canada (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (20%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Iraq (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4796
  • Northeast: 102
  • Midwest: 1855
  • South: 133
  • West: 396

48% of Detroit Lakes residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 125
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 52
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 653
  • Less than 1 year of college: 148
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 285
  • Associate degree: 204
  • Bachelor's degree: 412
  • Master's degree: 121
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 208
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 64
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 63
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 798
  • Less than 1 year of college: 236
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 488
  • Associate degree: 230
  • Bachelor's degree: 522
  • Master's degree: 71
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.0%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 19.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,359
  • Black householders: $12,801
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $24,526
  • Asian householders: $11,512
  • Some other race householders: $59,827
  • Two or more races householders: $17,421
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $29,356
Detroit Lakes household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Black householders
Detroit Lakes household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Asian householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Some other race householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Two or more races householders
Detroit Lakes household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Detroit Lakes marital status for males
Detroit Lakes marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $146,225
  • Black or African American householders: $95,856
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $141,868
  • Two or more races householders: $65,356

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,491
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 89
  • 3 or 4: 81
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 228
  • 20 to 49: 255
  • 50 or more: 251
  • Mobile homes: 132

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Detroit Lakes:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Detroit Lakes
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.1%)
  • Electricity (12.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (54.1%)
  • Electricity (36.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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