Detroit Lakes is a city located in Becker County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Becker County. With a 2020 population of 9,290, it is the 104th largest city in Minnesota and the 3262nd largest city in the United States . Detroit Lakes is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 8.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,569 in 2010. Detroit Lakes reached it's highest population of 9,290 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Detroit Lakes has a population density of 836 people per square mile.
The average household income in Detroit Lakes is $74,985 with a poverty rate of 14.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $190,600. The median age in Detroit Lakes is 40.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.