Detroit, Minnesota Population 2024

1,980

Detroit is a city located in Becker County and Otter Tail County Minnesota. Detroit has a 2024 population of 1,980. Detroit is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,948 in 2020.

The average household income in Detroit is $112,243 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median age in Detroit is 47.6 years: 48.5 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Detroit Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Detroit was:

  • White: 86.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.99%
  • Native American: 3.84%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
22.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.64% (32)
The current population of Detroit, Minnesota is 1,980 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,948.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71086.45%
Two or more races1587.99%
Native American763.84%
Asian261.31%
Black or African American80.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Detroit Population by Race

Detroit Population Pyramid 2024

Detroit Median Age

47.6

Total

48.5

Male

47.5

Female

Detroit Adults

There are 1,586 adults, (446 of whom are seniors) in Detroit.

Detroit Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Detroit Sex Ratio

Female93347.17%
Male1,04552.83%

Detroit Population by Age

Detroit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7892.588.211.8
Married5302.8995.84.2
Non Family1801.1862.237.8
Male453.1893.36.7
Female342.51000

2.84

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

88.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Detroit Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade865.66%
Associates Degree24916.39%
Bachelors Degree41427.25%
Graduate Degree1268.29%
High School Graduate33922.32%
Less Than 9th Grade281.84%
Some College27718.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Detroit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Detroit Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3261,225454
2+ Races10810855
Hispanic353514
Native American333317
Asian1440
Black300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.52%.

Detroit Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,313$69,474$51,813
Graduate Degree$76,458$50,875$103,000
High School Graduate$44,271$54,750$23,125
Less Than 9th Grade$24,700$24,450$0
Overall$49,904$57,266$41,406
Some College$45,338$59,083$33,155

$49,904

Average Earnings

$57,266

Average Male

$41,406

Average Female

Detroit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Detroit Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Detroit Language

94.5% of Detroit residents speak only English, while 5.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Detroit Language

Detroit Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,6551317.92%
Multiple1583320.89%
Native761317.11%
Black8337.5%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Detroit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Detroit is Black, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Detroit is White, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.86%.

Detroit Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.84%
Some College9.51%
High School6.19%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%

Detroit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed1.24%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Detroit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Detroit Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,821$130,553
Households$90,759$112,243
Married Families$104,286$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,292$47,043

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Detroit Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

69.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Detroit Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Detroit Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Detroit Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Detroit Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

214

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam101
First Gulf War59
Korea17
Second Gulf War6
World War II0

Detroit Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7491
75+56
55 to 6440
35 to 5427
18 to 340

Detroit Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20114.21%
2+ Races1310.66%

Detroit Veterans by Race

Detroit Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Detroit Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Detroit Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Detroit Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Detroit Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.61%

Born in Detroit

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.71% of Detroit residents were born in the United States, with 64.61% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Detroit Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,01060.3%
20282,00460.3%
20271,99860.3%
20261,99260.3%
20251,98660.3%
20241,98060.3%
20231,97460.3%
20221,96860.31%
20211,962140.72%
20201,948-98-4.79%
20192,04680.39%
20182,038221.09%
20172,016231.15%
20161,993190.96%
20151,974130.66%
20141,96160.31%
20131,955130.67%
20121,942110.57%
20111,93190.47%
20101,92200%

Detroit Population by Year