Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$24,093$33,225$29,829
Median household income$66,750$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,583$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$74,063$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$34,732$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$24,145$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%10.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Foreston is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Foreston is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Foreston is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Foreston is 56% lower than the national average

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      $44,495 $66,750 $133,500
      $42,140 $63,217 $126,434
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Foreston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry32.3%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%10.1%
      Public administration3.0%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%3.4%
      Education, health & social services4.5%35.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Gilman, MN216$68,75024.3%
      Ronneby, MN32$61,04210.3%
      Foley, MN2,654$52,3945.3%
      Pease, MN298$44,68819.2%
      Princeton, MN4,785$38,11931.1%
      Foreston, MN615$66,75020.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pimaco Two, AZ615$32,53941.2%
      Granada, CO615$25,46154.0%
      New Haven, KY615$35,11436.5%
      Attica, MI615$46,25016.4%
      Grove City, MN615$50,1399.4%
      Foreston, MN615$66,75020.7%
      Source: The Foreston, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).