The City of Fosston had a population of 1,488 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fosston: City of Fosston.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,314|
|Daytime Population: Residents||874|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,188|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.47|
|Population in Households||1,413|
|Population in Familes||1,056|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Median Household Income||$37,458|
|Average Household Income||$52,774|
|Per Capita Income||$23,663|
|Total Housing Units||750 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||395 (52.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||254 (33.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||101 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,114|
|Average Home Value||$126,456|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
The table below compares Fosston to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 301||67th|
|Population Density||# 358||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 313||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 856||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 784||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.