Who lives in Fosston?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 99 6.2%
5-9 years 116 7.2%
10-14 years 91 5.7%
15-17 years 52 3.2%
18-24 years 93 5.8%
25-34 years 177 11.0%
35-44 years 161 10.0%
45-54 years 208 13.0%
55-64 years 152 9.5%
65-74 years 203 12.7%
75-84 years 151 9.4%
85 years and older 101 6.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 784 48.9%
Female 820 51.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 1,464 91.3%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native 31 1.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 71 4.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 1,505 100.0%
English only 1,466 97.4%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 1,542 100.0%
Population with a disability 365 23.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 1,578 100.0%
Same residence 1,335 84.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 243 15.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Fosston's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 715 100.0%
Less than $35,000 327 45.7%
$35,000-$49,999 115 16.1%
$50,000-$74,999 114 15.9%
$75,000-$99,999 83 11.6%
$100,000 or more 76 10.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $38,550 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 1,542 100.0%
Less than $35,000 327 45.7%
With income below poverty 308 20.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 167 10.8%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 202 13.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 865 56.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 431 27.9%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 298 19.4%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 319 20.7%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 229 14.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 353 22.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 1,542 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 67 4.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 774 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 59 7.6%
Occupied housing units 715 92.4%
Average household size 2.1
Owner-occupied 440 56.8%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 275 35.5%
Average household size 1.8
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 63 8.1%
1970-1999 238 30.7%
1940-1969 244 31.5%
1939 or earlier 229 29.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 715 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 359 50.2%
With children under 18 years 172 24.1%
Married-couple family households 269 37.6%
With children under 18 years 105 14.7%
Single-person family households 90 12.6%
With children under 18 years 67 9.4%
Nonfamily households 356 49.8%
Householder living alone 340 47.6%
65 years and over 155 21.7%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 172 24.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 289 40.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 385 53.8%
Moved in 2000-2009 168 23.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 60 8.4%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 60 8.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 675 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 241 35.7%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 440 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 87 19.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 235 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 154 65.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 242
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $726
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 86 12.0%
1 vehicle available 318 44.5%
2 vehicles available 196 27.4%
3 or more vehicles available 115 16.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 695 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 578 83.2%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 106 15.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 686 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 427 62.2%
10-19 minutes 66 9.6%
20-29 minutes 27 3.9%
30 minutes or longer 166 24.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 1,153 100.0%
Less than high school 96 8.3%
High school diploma or GED 406 35.2%
Some college or associate’s degree 377 32.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 181 15.7%
Graduate or professional Degree 93 8.1%
High school graduate or higher 1,057 91.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 274 23.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 787 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 622 79.0%
Civilian labor force 658 100.0%
Unemployed 36 5.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 614 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 157 25.5%
Age 30 to 54 300 48.8%
Age 55 or older 158 25.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 181 29.4%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 225 36.6%
$40,000 or more per year 209 34.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 39 6.4%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting suppressed
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 15 2.4%
Construction 33 5.3%
Educational services 65 10.6%
Finance and insurance 16 2.7%
Health care and social assistance 129 21.1%
Information 11 1.9%
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 42 6.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 20 3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services suppressed
Public administration 32 5.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 86 14.0%
Transportation and warehousing 17 2.8%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 62 10.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 586 95.3%
Black or African American alone suppressed
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 11 1.8%
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 11 1.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 30 4.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 148 24.1%
Some college or associate degree 184 30.0%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 96 15.6%