Backus Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Backus, MN

General Backus Information

State: Minnesota

County: Cass County

Close cities: Menahga, MN, Hackensack, MN, Pine River, MN, Chickamaw Beach, MN, Fosston, MN, Jenkins, MN, Pequot Lakes, MN, Backus, MN, Sebeka, MN

Backus Population (census data)
Total 302 (-2.3% since 2000)
Male 155 (51.3%)
Female 147 (48.7%)

Population Density: 504 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.0 (US Avg is 100)

Backus Elevation: 1,340 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.60 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,591

Zip Codes: 56435.

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Backus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.6%)
  • United States (14.8%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Norwegian (9.3%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Swedish (5.5%)

Local Backus Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: University of Minnesota,

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