Forest Lake (zip 55025), Minnesota 

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Population

26,602

+4.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$74,248

Median Home Price

$365,600

Median Age

40.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.7

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Forest Lake (zip 55025), Minnesota

Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 55025 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Forest Lake (zip 55025)
Cost of Living: 10.5% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

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Forest Lake, MN Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Attractive downtown
Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Forest Lake (zip 55025) is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forest Lake (zip 55025) jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Forest Lake (zip 55025)'s cost of living is 10.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Forest Lake (zip 55025)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 55025 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Washington county remained moderately Democratic, 53.5% to 44.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Forest Lake (zip 55025)'s population is 26,602 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Forest Lake (zip 55025) is Real Estate: $365,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%.

SCHOOLS
Forest Lake (zip 55025) public schools spend $11,317 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Forest Lake (zip 55025). More Education



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Housing Market in Forest Lake

It's a good time to buy in Forest Lake. Home Appreciation is up 15.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Forest Lake is $365,600.
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