For population 25 years and over in Foreston:
For population 15 years and over in Foreston city:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,318 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (25.6 miles , pop. 59,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (57.6 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (403.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Milaca, MN (1.8 miles ), Pease, MN (2.0 miles) , Bock, MN (2.9 miles) , Ronneby, MN (2.9 miles) , Foley, MN (3.3 miles ), Gilman, MN (3.4 miles ), Princeton, MN (3.6 miles ), Ogilvie, MN (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.74 N, Longitude: 93.71 W
Area code: 320
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+6.9%).
Work and jobs in Foreston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Foreston, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Foreston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the Foreston city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 40.4 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Foreston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mille Lacs County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Foreston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foreston:
Public high school in Foreston:
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Private high school in Foreston:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Foreston that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Foreston compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Foreston (based on Mille Lacs County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Foreston government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,263 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,101 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Foreston:
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TV broadcast stations around Foreston:
Foreston fatal accident list:
Dec 4, 2007 03:19 AM, Sr-23 0300000023, Cr 18, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Dec 3, 1975 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 450
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,250
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.