Forest Lake demographics profile

StatisticForest LakeIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)4,96722291
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%
Forest Lake, IL has a population of 1,743 and is the 11,837th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,967 per sq mi which is 2134% higher than the Illinois average and 5382% higher than the national average. The median age in Forest Lake is 41 which is approximately 9% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Forest Lake, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 63% of Forest Lake residents were born in Illinois, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Forest Lake is 2134% 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 or African American.
  • In Forest Lake 3.38% of the population is Asian.

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Forest Lake population breakdown by race

RaceForest LakeIllinoisNational
Black or African American2.87%14.30%12.63%
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.

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