Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,216
Nationwide Rank 3214

Quick Facts

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is the 3,214th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is a city.

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Detroit Lakes had its largest population ever.

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3204 Hartland, Wisconsin 9,279 16.0%
3205 Lynwood, Illinois 9,279 16.0%
3206 Middletown, Pennsylvania 9,270 1.8%
3207 Rensselaer, New York 9,264 17.5%
3208 Leonia, New Jersey 9,262 3.9%
3209 Valley, Alabama 9,259 -2.8%
3210 College Place, Washington 9,258 17.4%
3211 Ecorse, Michigan 9,226 -17.8%
3212 Molalla, Oregon 9,218 60.0%
3213 Manor, Texas 9,217 518.1%
3214 Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 9,216 19.8%
3215 Liberty, Texas 9,215 12.1%
3216 Lowell, Arkansas 9,215 68.7%
3217 Melissa, Texas 9,212 568.5%
3218 Lamesa, Texas 9,211 -7.1%
3219 Highland Park, Texas 9,208 4.0%
3220 Atoka, Tennessee 9,201 143.9%
3221 Lenoir City, Tennessee 9,199 33.2%
3222 Fultondale, Alabama 9,190 38.9%
3223 Jeannette, Pennsylvania 9,190 -13.5%
3224 Harvard, Illinois 9,180 12.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%
3161 Mound 9,517 0.8%
3162 Hermantown 9,513 17.9%
3198 Victoria 9,305 100.3%
3214 Detroit Lakes 9,216 19.8%
3248 St. Anthony 9,077 9985.5%
3266 Lake Elmo 8,983 29.4%
3268 Waseca 8,978 -6.8%
3313 Thief River Falls 8,836 5.2%
3319 Cambridge 8,803 56.1%
3344 Oak Grove 8,735 25.8%
3359 Little Falls 8,701 5.3%
3375 East Grand Forks 8,631 13.8%
3412 Virginia 8,488 -7.1%
3486 Baxter 8,278 45.2%
3509 Mahtomedi 8,191 6.5%
3536 Orono 8,147 7.8%
3583 Shorewood 7,978 7.2%
3616 Wyoming 7,887 25.0%
3639 New Prague 7,813 69.8%
3645 Crookston 7,794 -6.0%
3666 Minnetrista 7,739 76.0%
3692 St. Francis 7,663 51.8%
3751 Waite Park 7,481 11.8%
3771 Albertville 7,403 100.0%
3868 St. Joseph 7,126 43.9%
3870 Belle Plaine 7,119 84.5%
4029 Litchfield 6,630 0.7%
4083 Spring Lake Park 6,502 -3.7%
4101 Medina 6,460 60.1%
4120 Kasson 6,387 41.6%
4167 Jordan 6,255 58.0%
4207 Stewartville 6,119 12.1%
4238 Delano 6,059 51.9%
4260 International Falls 5,992 -10.1%
4302 Corcoran 5,912 4.7%
4353 Dayton 5,791 22.6%
4379 Isanti 5,721 135.3%
4405 Zimmerman 5,654 93.7%
4425 Falcon Heights 5,592 -0.1%
4469 Glencoe 5,502 0.8%
4501 Byron 5,426 52.9%
4516 St. Paul Park 5,392 5.8%
4566 Morris 5,297 -0.7%
4611 North Oaks 5,207 32.8%
4641 Montevideo 5,133 -6.7%
4657 Chisago City 5,109 32.4%
4658 Lake City 5,109 0.7%
4710 La Crescent 5,028 1.7%
4725 Redwood Falls 4,990 -9.1%
4734 Circle Pines 4,978 6.6%
4770 Oak Park Heights 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm 4,916 -0.8%
4812 Carver 4,861 267.1%
4823 Becker 4,840 77.4%
4881 Elko New Market 4,716 452.8%
4899 Nowthen 4,699 31.1%
4911 Princeton 4,676 17.0%
4945 Luverne 4,619 0.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 9,216 3,214
2016 9,165 3,211
2015 9,002 3,246
2014 8,961 3,235
2013 8,899 3,247
2012 8,812 3,245
2011 8,705 3,261
2010 8,569 3,283
2009 8,268 3,353
2008 8,225 3,340
2007 8,128 3,345
2006 8,080 3,341
2005 8,000 3,338
2004 7,963 3,331
2003 7,843 3,346
2002 7,746 3,351
2001 7,685 3,352
2000 7,689 3,340
1990 7,353 3,126