Who lives in Forest Lake?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,447 7.4%
5-9 years 1,263 6.4%
10-14 years 1,280 6.5%
15-17 years 767 3.9%
18-24 years 2,030 10.3%
25-34 years 2,231 11.4%
35-44 years 2,580 13.1%
45-54 years 2,987 15.2%
55-64 years 2,383 12.1%
65-74 years 1,677 8.5%
75-84 years 712 3.6%
85 years and older 286 1.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 9,982 50.8%
Female 9,661 49.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 18,115 92.2%
Of Color 1,528 7.8%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 202 1.0%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 666 3.4%
Hispanic or Latino 877 4.5%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 18,196 100.0%
English only 17,093 93.9%
Language other than English 1,103 6.1%
Speaks English less than "very well" 296 1.6%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 19,545 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,402 12.3%
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Foreign-born residents 580 3.0%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 19,439 100.0%
Same residence 17,313 89.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 2,126 10.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Forest Lake's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 7,379 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,296 17.6%
$35,000-$49,999 724 9.8%
$50,000-$74,999 1,396 18.9%
$75,000-$99,999 1,123 15.2%
$100,000 or more 2,840 38.5%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $81,603 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 19,488 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,296 17.6%
With income below poverty 1,160 6.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,127 5.8%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 752 3.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 16,449 84.4%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,385 7.1%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,502 7.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 733 3.8%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 1,583 8.1%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,148 5.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 806 4.1%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 19,545 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 981 5.0%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 7,896 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 517 6.5%
Occupied housing units 7,379 93.5%
Average household size 2.7
Owner-occupied 5,485 69.5%
Average household size 2.8
Renter-occupied 1,894 24.0%
Average household size 2.2
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 2,262 28.6%
1970-1999 3,907 49.5%
1940-1969 1,150 14.6%
1939 or earlier 577 7.3%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 7,379 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 5,306 71.9%
With children under 18 years 2,459 33.3%
Married-couple family households 4,054 54.9%
With children under 18 years 1,670 22.6%
Single-person family households 1,252 17.0%
With children under 18 years 789 10.7%
Nonfamily households 2,073 28.1%
Householder living alone 1,723 23.4%
65 years and over 594 8.0%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 2,468 33.4%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,776 24.1%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,299 44.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 2,174 29.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,029 13.9%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,029 13.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 7,257 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 1,599 22.0%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 5,461 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 781 14.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,796 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 818 45.5%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,826
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $1,076
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 473 6.4%
1 vehicle available 1,663 22.5%
2 vehicles available 2,947 39.9%
3 or more vehicles available 2,296 31.1%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 10,878 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 9,712 89.3%
Public transportation 212 1.9%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 954 8.8%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 10,195 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,466 14.4%
10-19 minutes 1,583 15.5%
20-29 minutes 2,089 20.5%
30 minutes or longer 5,057 49.6%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 12,856 100.0%
Less than high school 726 5.6%
High school diploma or GED 3,576 27.8%
Some college or associate’s degree 4,716 36.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 2,559 19.9%
Graduate or professional Degree 1,279 9.9%
High school graduate or higher 12,130 94.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,838 29.9%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 12,201 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 10,279 84.2%
Civilian labor force 10,669 100.0%
Unemployed 390 3.7%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 10,464 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,281 21.8%
Age 30 to 54 5,968 57.0%
Age 55 or older 2,215 21.2%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,338 22.3%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 2,631 25.1%
$40,000 or more per year 5,495 52.5%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 856 8.2%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 477 4.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 252 2.4%
Construction 656 6.3%
Educational services 957 9.1%
Finance and insurance 484 4.6%
Health care and social assistance 1,437 13.7%
Information 147 1.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 334 3.2%
Manufacturing 1,249 11.9%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 415 4.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 570 5.4%
Public administration 417 4.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing 150 1.4%
Retail trade 1,155 11.0%
Transportation and warehousing 295 2.8%
Utilities 55 0.5%
Wholesale trade 533 5.1%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 9,797 93.6%
Black or African American alone 214 2.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 68 0.6%
Asian alone 272 2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 110 1.1%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 550 5.3%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,094 20.0%
Some college or associate degree 2,821 27.0%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 2,718 26.0%