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Forest Lake is a city in Washington County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of Forest Lake is 45.278N. The longitude is -92.985W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,798.
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28% of Forest Lake residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forest Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forest Lake was $20,058, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Forest Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Forest Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $553. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.
Libraries in Forest Lake include Forest Lake Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Forest Lake include Forest Lake Times
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest Lake political report.
The average commute time for Forest Lake workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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