Pelican Rapids is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,654, it is the 226th largest city in Minnesota and the 6644th largest city in the United States . Pelican Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 1.96% annually and its population has increased by 7.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,464 in 2010. Pelican Rapids reached it's highest population of 2,654 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Pelican Rapids has a population density of 1,046 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pelican Rapids is $53,603 with a poverty rate of 25.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $388 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Pelican Rapids is 35.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.