Living in Forest Lake, MN

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Forest Lake, Minnesota Info Snack

Population
20,004
Unemployment
2.9%
Poverty
5.9%
Median Home
$272,200
Median Income
$79,840
Median Rent
$1,117

Forest Lake SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Forest Lake, MN Cost Of Living

111
Forest Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Forest Lake Minnesota National Average
Overall 111 104 100
Services 114 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 105 110 100
Housing 120 100 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 96 98 100

Rankings for Forest Lake in Minnesota

Map Of Forest Lake, MN

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Population over time in Forest Lake

Year Population % Change
2019 20,004 1.8%
2018 19,643 1.2%
2017 19,406 1.0%
2016 19,208 0.2%
2015 19,170 1.3%
2014 18,933 1.5%
2013 18,651 1.4%
2012 18,390 1.7%
2011 18,077 1.9%
2010 17,747 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest Lake

White
86.5% (17,308)
African American
1.7% (335)
American Indian
0.4% (83)
Asian
4.1% (829)
Hawaiian
0.1% (23)
Other
0.2% (47)
Two Or More
2.3% (464)
Hispanic
4.6% (915)
Race Forest Lake MN USA
White 86.5% 79.8% 60.7%
African American 1.7% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 4.1% 4.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.6% 5.4% 18.0%

Gender in Forest Lake

Female
50.4% (10,089)
Male
49.6% (9,915)
Gender Forest Lake MN USA
Female 50.4% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (400)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,000)
High School / GED
28.0% (5,601)
Some College
23.0% (4,600)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,000)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (4,400)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,400)
Professional Degree
2.0% (400)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (200)
Education Forest Lake MN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forest Lake, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
3.4% (67,488)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (45,607)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.0% (120,213)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.3% (85,942)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (256,508)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (364,332)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (261,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.0% (420,484)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.8% (236,473)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (141,567)
Income Forest Lake MN USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 4.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 3.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.0% 7.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.3% 7.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.0% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.8% 7.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 7.8% 7.7%

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