The City of Forest Lake had a population of 19,973 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Forest Lake is located at latitude 45.2507 and longitude -92.9668 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forest Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.53 sq. miles and a water area of 4.99 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.
The City of Forest Lake (GNIS ID: 2394789) 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 Forest Lake: City of Forest Lake.
|Population in Households||19,853|
|Population in Familes||16,465|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||120|
|Median Household Income||$77,363|
|Average Household Income||$95,473|
|Per Capita Income||$36,674|
|Total Housing Units||8,119 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,877 (72.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,770 (21.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||472 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$282,532|
|Average Home Value||$310,277|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.93%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
The table below compares Forest Lake 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||# 59||94th|
|Population Density||# 424||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 314||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 115||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 149||84th|
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