Foreston, Minnesota Population 2024

580

Foreston is a city located in Benton County and Mille Lacs County Minnesota. Foreston has a 2024 population of 580. Foreston is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 556 in 2020.

The average household income in Foreston is $95,124 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Foreston is 34.8 years, 37.3 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Foreston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Foreston was:

  • White: 96.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
404.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.32% (24)
The current population of Foreston, Minnesota is 580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 556.

Foreston, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67296.97%
Two or more races121.73%
Native American50.72%
Asian40.58%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Foreston Population by Race

Foreston Population Pyramid 2024

Foreston Median Age

34.8

Total

37.3

Male

32.5

Female

Foreston Adults

There are 445 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Foreston.

Foreston Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Foreston Sex Ratio

Female31545.45%
Male37854.55%

Foreston Population by Age

Foreston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2462.8285.414.6
Married1563.3394.25.8
Non Family611.0767.232.8
Female174.0676.523.5
Male123.257525

3.34

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Foreston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.71%
9th to 12th Grade225.38%
High School Graduate11828.85%
Some College9723.72%
Associates Degree4210.27%
Bachelors Degree6616.14%
Graduate Degree5713.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Foreston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Foreston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White402373119
2+ Races444
Hispanic444
Native American330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Foreston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$64,063$69,375$42,059
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$62,969$66,705$30,833
Some College$45,938$46,771$42,206
Bachelors Degree$75,875$58,125$75,969
Graduate Degree$78,818$78,818$0

$64,063

Average Earnings

$69,375

Average Male

$42,059

Average Female

Foreston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Foreston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Foreston Language

99.24% of Foreston residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Foreston Language

Foreston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White649253.85%
Hispanic301860%
Native5360%

6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.99%

Male Poverty Rate

3.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Foreston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Foreston is Native, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Foreston is White, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.56%.

Foreston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.78%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Foreston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Foreston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Foreston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$86,250$95,124
Families$128,750$110,992
Married Families$134,821$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,139$42,911

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Foreston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

62.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Foreston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Foreston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Foreston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Foreston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Foreston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7414
18 to 349
75+7
35 to 540
55 to 640

Foreston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White306.94%

Foreston Veterans by Race

Foreston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Foreston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Foreston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Foreston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Foreston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.9%

Born in Foreston

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Foreston residents were born in the United States, with 89.9% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Foreston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202961060.99%
202860461%
202759861.01%
202659261.02%
202558661.03%
202458061.05%
202357461.06%
202256871.25%
202156150.9%
2020556254.71%
201953171.34%
201852420.38%
201752240.77%
201651830.58%
2015515-2-0.39%
2014517-3-0.58%
2013520-2-0.38%
2012522-6-1.14%
2011528-5-0.94%
201053300%

Foreston Population by Year