Foreston, Minnesota

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Foreston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Mille Lacs
Standard Zip Codes 56330
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.734
Longitude -93.71

Foreston Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILACA
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station MORA
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Foreston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 389 100%
Male 214 55%
Female 175 45%
Under 18 115 29.6%
18+ 274 70.4%
65+ 37 9.5%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.26
White 388 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Foreston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 507
Growth 118
Growth % 30.3%

Foreston Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 35.5%
Swedish 19.3%
Norwegian 12.8%
Irish 5.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
English 4.7%
Polish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Finnish 2.2%
US/American 1.6%
French Canadian 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
Greek 1.2%
Czech 0.9%
Belgian 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Foreston 389 $45,625
Foley 2,154 $48,750
Gilman 215 $52,500
Milaca 2,580 $40,739
Ogilvie 474 $33,125
Pease 163 $40,000
Princeton 3,933 $42,558
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