Fosston, Minnesota Population 2022

1,443
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Fosston is a city located in Polk County Minnesota. Fosston has a 2020 population of 1,443. Fosston is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,534 in 2010.

The average household income in Fosston is $52,051 with a poverty rate of 15.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $105,300. The median age in Fosston is 45 years, 41.7 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Fosston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fosstonwas:

  • White: 94.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fosston, Minnesota is 1,443 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,534.

Fosston, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37894.97%
Black or African American70.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.55%
Asian80.55%
Two or More Races503.45%
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Fosston Population by Race

Fosston Population Pyramid 2022

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Fosston Median Age

44.9


Total

38.4


Male

51


Female

Fosston Adults

There are 1,170 adults, (432 of whom are seniors) in Fosston.

Fosston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fosston Sex Ratio

Female

740

51.00%

Male

711

49.00%

Fosston Population by Age

Fosston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fosston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All60.8%39.2%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female47.3%52.7%
Male16.2%83.8%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fosston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6372.1160.8
Married2592.778
Male373.1916.2
Female554.2247.3
Non Family2861.0353.5

2.86

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Fosston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade757.14%
9th to 12th Grade575.43%
High School Graduate34632.95%
Some College21420.38%
Associates Degree1009.52%
Bachelors Degree18617.71%
Graduate Degree726.86%
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Fosston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fosston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian886
Black773
White1,016896249
2+ Races77
Hispanic84
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Fosston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,133$38,036$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,938$36,574$16,667
Some College$35,385$38,977$30,179
Bachelors Degree$36,705$58,333$32,083
Graduate Degree$37,031$$42,500

$36,133

Average Earnings

$38,036

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Fosston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fosston Language by Age

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Fosston Language

96.74% of Fosston residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Fosston Language

Fosston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian8675.00%
Hispanic824959.76%
Multiple502754.00%
Black7342.86%
Native8337.50%
White1,24215412.40%
OtherNaN%

15.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fosston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fosston is Asian, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fosston is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.27%.

Fosston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.80%
High School11.26%
Some College16.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Fosston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.27%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Fosston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fosston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,451$52,943
Families$61,719$68,977
Married Families$66,125-
Non Families$22,578$29,625
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Income by Household Type

Fosston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fosston Married by Age and Sex

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Fosston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Fosston Marital Status by Race

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Fosston Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War9
Vietnam37
Korea23
World War II

Fosston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 549
55 to 6417
65 to 7434
75+46

Fosston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1059.21%
Black457.14%

Fosston Veterans by Race

Fosston Veterans by Education

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1.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fosston Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fosston Employment by Age

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Fosston Employment by Race

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Fosston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.98%

Born in Fosston

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Fosston residents were born in the United States, with 74.98% having been born in Minnesota. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fosston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5340.00%
20111,524-10-0.65%
20121,517-7-0.46%
20131,515-2-0.13%
20141,505-10-0.66%
20151,496-9-0.60%
20161,50150.33%
20171,488-13-0.87%
20181,471-17-1.14%
20191,464-7-0.48%
20201,457-7-0.48%
20211,450-7-0.48%
20221,443-7-0.48%

Fosston Population by Year