StatisticForest LakeIllinoisNational
Population1,74312,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,96722891
Median age40.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English83%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Forest Lake is 2079% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Forest Lake is 9% higher than Illinois
  • In Forest Lake 93.23% of the population is White
  • In Forest Lake 2.87% of the population is Black
  • In Forest Lake 3.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Forest Lake, IL Demographics

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      Forest Lake population breakdown by race

      RaceForest LakeIllinoisNational
      White93.23%72.14%73.35%
      Black2.87%14.30%12.63%
      Asian3.38%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.52%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Forest Lake, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Forest Lake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Forest Lake, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).