Forest Lake employment information

IndexForest LakeMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$31,805$33,225$29,829
Median household income$73,091$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,000$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,970$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$41,835$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$31,361$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%10.8%15.1%
The Forest Lake, MN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Forest Lake is $31,805, which is 4% lower than than the Minnesota average and 7% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $73,091, which is 16% higher than than the Minnesota average and 32% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest Lake is 3%, which is 32% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest Lake is 7% which is 55% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$48,722$73,091$146,182
City
$42,140$63,217$126,434
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Forest Lake is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Lake is 32% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Lake is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Lake is 55% lower than the national average.

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Forest Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.3%1.1%
Manufacturing sector19.2%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.5%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%13.0%
Public administration3.8%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%3.3%
Education, health & social services9.8%39.9%
Other26.1%25.9%

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Grant, MN4,134$108,94097%
Lino Lakes, MN20,758$105,93491%
Andover, MN31,906$100,35881%
Forest Lake, MN19,208$73,09132%

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Kapolei, HI19,206$91,42265%
Glassboro, NJ19,195$66,62520%
Fernley, NV19,228$51,8266%
West Hempstead, NY19,229$99,75480%
Tullahoma, TN19,185$38,66530%
Forest Lake, MN19,208$73,09132%
Source: The Forest Lake, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).