Forest Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 19,132 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: +181.4%
Males: 9,310  (48.7%)
Females: 9,822  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55025.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,310 (it was $44,419 in 2000)
Forest Lake:

$69,310
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,625 (it was $20,058 in 2000)

Forest Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $222,118 (it was $121,700 in 2000)
Forest Lake:

$222,118
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $902.

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  • Races in Forest Lake, MN (2013)

    Forest Lake races chart
    • 17,31491.8%White alone
    • 6923.7%Hispanic
    • 4142.2%Asian alone
    • 1740.9%Two or more races
    • 1110.6%Black alone
    • 710.4%American Indian alone
    • 300.2%Other race alone

Races in Forest Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Forest Lake: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.1%), Norwegian (11.4%), Irish (11.3%), Swedish (10.1%), United States (4.1%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/11/1893

Elevation: 909 feet

Land area: 4.19 square miles.

Population density: 4,562 people per square mile   (average).

Forest Lake,MN real estate house value index trend

Forest Lake, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Forest Lake:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Lake city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

740 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

3.9%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,155 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,904 (1.0%)

Forest Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (17.3 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (23.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (356.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wyoming, MN (2.0 miles ), Columbus, MN (2.5 miles ), Chisago City, MN (2.8 miles ), Centerville, MN (2.9 miles ), Stacy, MN (2.9 miles ), Hugo, MN (2.9 miles ), Scandia, MN (3.0 miles ), Martin Lake, MN (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 91 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2002: 318 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2003: 502 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2004: 265 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2005: 115 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $210,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.28 N, Longitude: 92.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,016 (-10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,565 (26.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 651

Forest Lake household income distribution Forest Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Forest Lake (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (29.1 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (43.7 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (43.7 per 100,000)
  • 36 burglaries (523.9 per 100,000)
  • 238 thefts (3,463.8 per 100,000)
  • 40 auto thefts (582.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 273.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Forest Lake (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (86.5 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (28.8 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (173.0 per 100,000)
  • 54 burglaries (778.4 per 100,000)
  • 460 thefts (6,631.1 per 100,000)
  • 64 auto thefts (922.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 518.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Forest Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Forest Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Forest Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Forest Lake city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from Forest Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 323.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.2 miles away from Forest Lake center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Nora Greenwald - Professional wrestler.

Hospitals and medical centers in Forest Lake:

  • FOREST LAKE DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (1068 S LAKE ST, SUITE 110)
  • BIRCHWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (604 NORTHEAST 1ST STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forest Lake:

  • FAIRVIEW LAKES MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; WYOMING, MN)
  • SUNRISE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; STACY, MN)
  • THE MARGARET S PARMLY RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW LAKES HOMECARING HOSP (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)
  • THERAPEUTIC COMM RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LINDSTROM, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL CHISAGO LAKES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW CHISAGO LAKES C AND NC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Forest Lake:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Lake:

  • Century College (about 17 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • Bethel University (about 18 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 20 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 20 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 23 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 23 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Hamline University (about 24 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)

Public high schools in Forest Lake:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Forest Lake:

Private elementary/middle school in Forest Lake:

  • FOREST LAKE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 807 HWY 97; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Forest Lake: Forest Lake Fire Department (A), Forest Lake Police Department (B), Forest Lake Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northland Mall Shopping Center (1), The Lake Shoppes Shopping Center (2), West Lake Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forest Lake include: Faith Church (A), Grace Alliance Church (B), Christian Church (C), Forest Hills United Methodist Church (D), Saint Peter's Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Scandinavian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forest Lake include: Lakeside Park (1), Tower Park (2), Cedar Park (3), Schilling Park (4), Bixby Park (5), Tolzman Park (6), Bayview Estates Park (7), Beltz Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Maverick Motorsports Inc (Tours & Charters; 20031 Harrow Avenue North).

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes Forest Lake (1954 Broadway), Hitching Post Motel (23855 Forest Boulevard North), Forest Lake Motel (7 6th Avenue Northeast), AmericInn Forest Lake (1291 West Broadway Avenue).

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.6. This is worse than average.

City:

99.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.118. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.118
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.525. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00204
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forest Lake and their reported violations in the past:

FOREST LAKE (Address: 220 Lake Street North , Population served: 10,033, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 3.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Forest Lake in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
132 people in nursing homes in 2000

Forest Lake, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Forest Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in Forest Lake (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Tcf Forest Lake Cub Branch at 2013 Broadway Street West, branch established on 2002/02/01; Forest Lake Branch at 1186 West Broadway, branch established on 1996/07/24. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Forest Lake Branch at 2001 West Broadway Avenue, branch established on 2005/07/21. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • Central Bank: Mainstreet Bank Branch at 1650 South Lake Street, branch established on 1903/03/15. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $1,120.1 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Stillwater, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Resource Bank: Patriot Bank Minnesota Branch at 19810 Headwaters Boulevard, branch established on 1998/07/20. Info updated 2012/03/08: Bank assets: $14.2 mil, Deposits: $4.6 mil, headquarters in Savage, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Security State Bank of Marine: Forest Lake Branch at 21450 Forest Blvd, branch established on 2007/04/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.3 mil, Deposits: $98.8 mil, headquarters in Marine On St. Croix, MN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Marine Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Forest Lake Branch at 208 South Lake Street, branch established on 1903/05/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Lake Area Bank: Forest Lake Branch at 91 South Lake Street, branch established on 1994/05/06. Info updated 2008/06/04: Bank assets: $274.3 mil, Deposits: $233.1 mil, headquarters in Lindstrom, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Forest Lake Branch at 320 West Broadway, branch established on 1980/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

Forest Lake travel time to work - commute Forest Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Forest Lake city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,1579
Mainline Protestant40,21238
Evangelical Protestant29,17469
Other3,69913
None100,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$25,831$77,4930$0
Other Government Administration 5$38,971$93,53039$14,791
Police Protection - Officers 25$164,686$79,0490$0
Police - Other 3$12,467$49,8680$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$9,815
Fire - Other 2$14,588$87,5280$0
Streets and Highways 6$39,372$78,7440$0
Airports 1$5,345$64,1400$0
Sewerage 3$18,947$75,7880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,283$63,3966$4,163
Water Supply 3$12,983$51,9320$0
Other and Unallocable 3$15,713$62,8521$3,257
Totals for Government 56$354,186$75,89778$32,026

Forest Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,541,000 ($132.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,737,000 ($143.06)
    General - Other: $2,084,000 ($108.93)
    Police Protection: $1,558,000 ($81.43)
    Regular Highways: $1,252,000 ($65.44)
    Financial Administration: $569,000 ($29.74)
    Fire Protection: $438,000 ($22.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $318,000 ($16.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $220,000 ($11.50)
    Air Transportation: $165,000 ($8.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $164,000 ($8.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($8.26)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($2.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000 ($16.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $358,000 ($18.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($11.81)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($8.73)
    Police Protection: $103,000 ($5.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $101,000 ($5.28)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($3.55)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($2.82)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($1.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.37)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,729,000 ($90.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $322,000 ($16.83)

Forest Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $50,000 ($2.61)
  • Charges - All Other: $1,627,000 ($85.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $200,000 ($10.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($3.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($0.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($2.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $94,000 ($4.91)
    Highways: $6,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $757,000 ($39.57)
    Interest Earnings: $404,000 ($21.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $305,000 ($15.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,327,000 ($173.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $898,000 ($46.94)
    Highways: $849,000 ($44.38)
    All Other: $204,000 ($10.66)
  • Tax - Property: $3,749,000 ($195.95)
    NEC: $459,000 ($23.99)
    Public Utilities: $109,000 ($5.70)

Forest Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,525,000 ($341.05)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,041,000 ($263.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $425,000 ($22.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $740,000 ($38.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,355,000 ($332.17)
    Other, NEC: $4,344,000 ($227.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $382,000 ($19.97)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($8.89)

Forest Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,158,000 ($844.55)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,774,000 ($92.72)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  2.45% ($46,685 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.75% ($45,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($56,113)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.31% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.84% ($43,236)
to Dakota County, MN  0.79% ($40,092)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Lake:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Lake:

  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Lake:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Forest Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Forest Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • $3,500,000Total costs
  • 219,030Total average daily traffic
  • 7,395Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 81960-1969
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Forest Lake, MN
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forest Lake)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Forest Lake, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forest Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 58 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Forest Lake)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$147,72522$136,489155$190,23311$48,71820$145,4662$31,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$145,9637$149,31018$182,6023$7,2033$134,8633$46,053
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$127,21110$125,78654$186,9412$4,5704$109,6852$46,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$91,3705$92,23424$199,5303$29,6073$111,2401$4,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,8801$45,4907$186,2530$01$76,8600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.03 , 0701.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$197,0705$244,9502$101,675
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$230,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$112,1501$210,9800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.03 , 0701.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Forest Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest Lake, MN
Most common first names in Forest Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8177.4 years
Mary5375.8 years
William5376.2 years
Robert5172.3 years
George4877.6 years
Dorothy3880.7 years
Joseph3874.1 years
Ruth3783.4 years
Helen3683.2 years
Margaret3482.7 years
Most common last names in Forest Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7678.2 years
Anderson4580.1 years
Peterson3077.8 years
Nelson2882.3 years
Houle2184.4 years
Olson2080.8 years
Larson2076.8 years
Carlson1980.7 years
Erickson1573.7 years
Smith1572.5 years
Businesses in Forest Lake, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
Ace Hardware1OfficeMax1
AmericInn1Papa John's Pizza1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sears1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2Target1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Home Depot1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
Maurices1Wendy's1
McDonald's1White Castle1
Menards1
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