Detroit Lakes employment information

IndexDetroit LakesMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$25,866$31,642$28,555
Median household income$39,783$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,028$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,392$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$31,884$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$19,490$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Detroit Lakes is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Detroit Lakes is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Detroit Lakes is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Detroit Lakes is 15% higher than the national average.

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Detroit Lakes median earnings by income bracket

Detroit Lakes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.7%2.6%
Financial & insurance services5.5%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%24.3%
Public administration2.8%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.7%
Education, health & social services19.3%39.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Perham, MN3,045$50,5485%
Audubon, MN546$49,5007%
Callaway, MN242$47,32112%
Lake Park, MN738$44,23117%
Vergas, MN273$38,12529%
Detroit Lakes, MN8,834$39,78326%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alondra Park, CA8,833$55,2633%
Larkfield-Wikiup, CA8,831$75,23041%
Port Jefferson Station, NY8,828$80,78151%
Graham, TX8,840$39,61926%
Hollymead, VA8,828$83,12555%
Detroit Lakes, MN8,834$39,78326%
Source: The Detroit Lakes, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.