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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$44,419
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forest Lake demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Canine Carnival - June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Forest Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Wildlife Science Center

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Forest Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55025 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forest Lake was $20,058, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Forest Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Forest Lake festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



Fall foliage Minnesota fall color report
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Geocaching & geography
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Government
Guides to Forest Lake
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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Forest Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $553.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.


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Libraries

Libraries in Forest Lake include Forest Lake Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Forest Lake include Forest Lake Times

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Politics

Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest Lake political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Forest Lake workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Forest Lake include Americinn of Forest Lake, Country Inn & Suites Forest Lake.

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