Becker County, Minnesota

Becker County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Becker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,504 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 34,456 inhabitants. Its county seat is Detroit Lakes. The county was created 164 years ago in 1858.

Quick Facts about Becker County

Population : 34,456 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Area : 3743 km2
Water as percent of area : 9%
Land as percent of area : 91%
Named for : George Loomis Becker
Altitude : 1,453 feet / 443 meters
Capital : Detroit Lakes
Establishment : March 03, 1858
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:35:21 (25th June 2022)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.67% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
Becker County locator map
Location of Becker County on Minnesota map.
Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library 2012-09-27 22-26-27 image
Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library 2012-09-27 22-26-27
Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library 2012-09-27 22-26-27 image

Geography

Becker County is located at 46°56'5"N 95°40'26"W (46.9346500, -95.6739200). It has 7 neighbors: Clay County, Clearwater County, Hubbard County, Mahnomen County, Norman County, Otter Tail County and Wadena County.

Becker County map

The largest city of Becker County is Detroit Lakes with a population of 9,255. Other cities include, Midway population 1,416, Frazee population 1,381, Audubon population 575 and Lake Park population 511. See all Becker County cities & populated places.

Becker County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Becker County.

City Name Population Title
Detroit Lakes 9,255 City in Minnesota, United States
Lake Eunice 1,650 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Midway 1,416 Unincorporated community in Becker County, Minnesota
Frazee 1,381 City in Becker County, Minnesota, United States of America
Cormorant 1,113 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Osage 955 Census-designated place in Becker County, Minnesota, United States
White Earth 883 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Richwood 704 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Audubon 575 City in Minnesota, United States
Lake Park 511 City in Becker County, Minnesota, United States
Pine Point 428 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Evergreen 363 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Ogema 350 City in Becker County, Minnesota, United States of America
Callaway 304 Township in Becker County, Minnesota
Wolf Lake 261 City in Becker County, Minnesota, United States of America
Two Inlets 225 Township in Becker County, Minnesota

Weather

Becker County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 8 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

Becker County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Becker County increased by 5.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,504 - census
2011 32,764 0.79% estimation process
2012 32,990 0.69% estimation process
2013 33,181 0.58% estimation process
2014 33,257 0.23% estimation process
2015 33,445 0.56% estimation process
2016 33,718 0.81% estimation process
2017 34,082 1.07% estimation process
2018 34,389 0.89% estimation process
2019 34,423 0.1% estimation process
2020 34,456 0.1% estimation process

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