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Forada, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Forada had a population of 205 as of July 1, 2016. Forada ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forada is located at latitude 45.7887 and longitude -95.3568 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forada (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,417 feet.

The City of Forada (GNIS ID: 2394784) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forada population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forada: City of Forada.

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Forada, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 205
Population in Households 205
Population in Familes 177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 380
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $248,438
Average Home Value $276,543


Median Household Income $64,911
Average Household Income $86,747
Per Capita Income $34,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.51%
Households 1.5% 1.51%
Families 3.05% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Forada, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forada to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 687 24th
Population Density1 # 577 36th
Diversity Index2 # 774 15th
Median Household Income # 167 82nd
Per Capita Income # 144 84th

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