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People

Total Population 19,170
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 9,996
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.8%
Median Earnings25+ $42,425
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,271
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,528

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,675
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $937
Median House Value $230,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Forest Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55025
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.278
Longitude -92.985

Forest Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FOREST LAKE 5 NE
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station STILLWATER 1 SE
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centerville 3,865 $100,543
Chisago City 4,930 $87,250
Hugo 14,053 $92,517
Lindstrom 4,417 $75,536

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Forest Lake High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

FOREST LAKE SR.
6101 SCANDIA TRAIL N.
651-982-8400
Serves 1,759 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

FOREST LAKE ALC
200 SW 4TH ST.
651-982-8270
A Non-traditional School
Serves 156 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

FAIRVIEW RECOVERY SERVICES
246 11TH AVE. S.E.
651-982-2078
A Non-traditional School
Serves 14 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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