Forest Lake employment information

IndexForest LakeMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$30,896$31,642$28,555
Median household income$71,995$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$85,927$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,709$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$42,098$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$32,901$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level7.3%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest Lake is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Lake is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Lake is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Lake is 53% lower than the national average.

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Forest Lake median earnings by income bracket

Forest Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.1%0.9%
Manufacturing sector21.1%1.5%
Financial & insurance services4.4%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%11.3%
Public administration5.3%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%3.5%
Education, health & social services9.2%39.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dellwood, MN1,145$160,625200%
North Oaks, MN4,617$147,238175%
Grant, MN4,122$103,60394%
Lino Lakes, MN20,671$103,40793%
Marine on St. Croix, MN686$101,60790%
Forest Lake, MN18,933$71,99535%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Payson, UT18,928$59,59111%
Snellville, GA18,939$56,6546%
Sylvania, OH18,923$69,05129%
Hawthorne, NJ18,944$81,88553%
Eustis, FL18,920$37,20330%
Forest Lake, MN18,933$71,99535%
Source: The Forest Lake, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.