The City of Fosston had a population of 1,491 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fosston: City of Fosston.
|Population in Households||1,415|
|Population in Familes||1,051|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||76|
|Median Household Income||$39,314|
|Average Household Income||$56,213|
|Per Capita Income||$25,236|
|Total Housing Units||750 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||423 (56.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||229 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||98 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,258|
|Average Home Value||$141,608|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.07%|
|Per Capita Income||3.41%|
The table below compares Fosston to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 356||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 316||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 844||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 736||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.