The City of Fosston had a population of 1,515 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Fosston is located at latitude 47.5851 and longitude -95.7527 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fosston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,296 feet.
The City of Fosston (GNIS ID: 2394799) 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 Fosston 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 Fosston: City of Fosston.
|Population in Households||1,432|
|Population in Familes||1,073|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||83|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||750 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||406 (54.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||255 (34.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||89 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,303|
|Average Home Value||$113,547|
|Median Household Income||$36,766|
|Average Household Income||$49,235|
|Per Capita Income||$22,244|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.73%|
|Per Capita Income||0.53%|
The table below compares Fosston 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.
|Total Population||# 294||68th|
|Population Density1||# 348||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 319||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 843||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 821||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.