Backus is a city located in Cass County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 254, it is the 615th largest city in Minnesota and the 15904th largest city in the United States . Backus is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 1.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 250 in 2010. Backus reached it's highest population of 254 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Backus has a population density of 410 people per square mile.
The average household income in Backus is $48,372 with a poverty rate of 28.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $94,300. The median age in Backus is 30.5 years, 28.7 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.