With 16,290 people, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of A, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. We found this city grade to be even better than the city grade of A- received by the nearby city of Fargo. Both cities have some quality nursing homes, but Detroit Lakes appears to be an even better place to find a nursing home. One of the major highlights of this place's stellar report card is its nursing homes' nursing ratings. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph in the following section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in the area of nursing. We awarded Detroit Lakes one of our highest ratings in that area with a grade of A+. High end scores in this category usually mean the city's nursing homes offer favorable levels of staffing. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we gave Detroit Lakes an A+ for our long-term care category. Rounding out its straight A profile, we gave Detroit Lakes top notch grades in our short-term care and inspections categories respectively.