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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Backus is 267. Backus, Minnesota is the 15,538th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Backus was in 2000, when its population was 312. In 2000, Backus was the 15,353rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,538th largest city in the US. Backus is currently 14.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Backus has shrunk 14.4% since the year 2000. Backus, Minnesota's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15532||Patrick, South Carolina||268||-24.2%|
|15536||Walcott, North Dakota||268||42.5%|
|15544||Kingston Mines, Illinois||267||3.4%|
The total voting age population of Backus, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 238. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.7% of the residents of Backus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Backus are 95.0% White and 5.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Backus, 28.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.1%. On a per-household basis, 22.4% of families are below the poverty line in Backus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.9% of Backus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.8% of Backus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Backus residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Backus is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Backus, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Backus is $40,804.
In Backus, 62.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.1% of housing units in Backus.
Of all the housing units in Backus, 15.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Backus, 17.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Backus is $808.
In Backus, 69.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.