Forest Lake SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
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Forest Lake, Minnesota Info Snack

Forest Lake is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. It is twenty-seven miles northeast of Saint Paul. The population was 18,375 at the 2010 census. The 2016 population is 20,216. It is located on one of Minnesota's 100 largest lakes. The lake serves as the source of the Sunrise River.
Population
19,406
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
5.9%
Median Home
$244,500
Median Income
$74,475
Median Rent
$1,011

Rankings for Forest Lake in Minnesota

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Map Of Forest Lake, MN

Population over time in Forest Lake

Year Population % Change
2017 19,406 1.0%
2016 19,208 0.2%
2015 19,170 1.3%
2014 18,933 1.5%
2013 18,651 1.4%
2012 18,390 1.7%
2011 18,077 1.9%
2010 17,747 -

Crime in Forest Lake Per 100k

Crime Forest Lake MN USA
Violent Crime 151.5 238.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.3
Robbery 25.2 64.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 60.6 128.6 248.9
Property Crime 3716.4 2191.5 2362.0
Burglary 454.5 336.9 430.4
Larceny 3014.5 1675.7 1694.0
Car Theft 247.4 178.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Forest Lake

White
92.7% (17,996)
African American
1.4% (270)
American Indian
0.4% (70)
Asian
0.8% (162)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.5% (491)
Hispanic
2.0% (397)
Race Forest Lake MN USA
White 92.7% 80.8% 61.5%
African American 1.4% 5.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 4.6% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.5% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.0% 5.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Forest Lake, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
3.1% (60,158)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (52,396)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (131,960)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.1% (118,376)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (192,119)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.9% (424,991)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (287,208)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.0% (426,932)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.2% (159,129)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (89,267)
Income Forest Lake MN USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 4.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 4.0% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 8.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.1% 8.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 12.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.9% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.0% 16.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.2% 6.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 6.4% 6.3%

Gender in Forest Lake

Female
49.2% (9,544)
Male
50.8% (9,861)
Gender Forest Lake MN USA
Female 49.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.3% (67)
9-12th Grade
4.2% (815)
High School / GED
29.2% (5,670)
Some College
25.5% (4,955)
Associate's Degree
13.1% (2,532)
Bachelor's Degree
18.2% (3,533)
Master's Degree
6.7% (1,295)
Professional Degree
1.6% (306)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (228)
Education Forest Lake MN USA
< 9th Grade 0.3% 3.0% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.2% 4.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.2% 25.4% 27.3%
Some College 25.5% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 13.1% 11.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.2% 23.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.7% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.4% 1.4%

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