Deer River is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 933 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Deer River is the 355th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Deer River isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Deer River are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Deer River is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deer River who work in healthcare suport services (11.39%), office and administrative support (9.18%), and sales jobs (8.23%).
The overall crime rate in Deer River is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Deer River, just 7.86% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Deer River in 2010 was $15,836, which is low income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,344 for a family of four.
Deer River is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Deer River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deer River residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Deer River include Norwegian, Finnish, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Deer River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.