Fosston, Minnesota Population 2020

1,453

Fosston is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,453, it is the 295th largest city in Minnesota and the 8822nd largest city in the United States. Fosston is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,527 in 2010. Fosston reached it's highest population of 1,534 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Fosston has a population density of 711 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fosston is $49,456 with a poverty rate of 19.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $99,600. The median age in Fosston is 45.8 years, 40 years for males, and 51.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Fosston Demographics

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

  • White: 91.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.74%
  • Native American: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
The current population of Fosston, Minnesota is 1,453, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,475.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,527.

Fosston, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46491.27%
Two or More Races603.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native311.93%
Some Other Race191.18%
Asian150.94%
Black or African American90.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.37%

Fosston Population Pyramid 2020

Fosston Median Age

45.8


Total

40


Male

51.3


Female

Fosston Adults

There are 1,246 adults, (455 of whom are seniors) in Fosston.

Fosston Age Dependency

102.8

Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fosston Sex Ratio

Female

820

51.12%

Male

784

48.88%

Fosston Households and Families

Fosston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fosston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All61.5%38.5%
Female56.9%43.1%
Non Family50%50%
Male18.8%81.3%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7152.1261.5
Non Family3561.0850
Married2692.8582.9
Female584.3156.9
Male323.5918.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fosston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade544.68%
9th to 12th Grade423.64%
High School Graduate40635.21%
Some College25822.38%
Associates Degree11910.32%
Bachelors Degree18115.70%
Graduate Degree938.07%

Fosston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,0841,001250
Native American3122
Asian151515
Hispanic117
Black996
Other Race33
Multiple Races333

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,270$33,833$30,694
Less Than High School$40,750$41,250$
High School Grad$22,125$24,583$20,313
Some College$30,882$33,942$28,750
Bachelors Degree$38,750$53,750$36,538
Graduate Degree$38,125$40,000$36,000

$32,270

Average Earnings

$33,833

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Fosston Language

Fosston Language by Age

Fosston Language

97.41% of Fosston residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Fosston Poverty

Fosston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,36825718.79%
Hispanic671826.87%
Asian151173.33%
Multiple60915.00%
Native31722.58%
Black9666.67%

19.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

26.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fosston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fosston is Asian, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fosston is Multiple, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.68%
Some College16.67%
High School16.25%
Bachelors or Greater7.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed9.83%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fosston Income

Fosston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,550$49,456
Families$58,750$69,244
Married Families$65,750-
Non Families$19,688$27,122

Fosston Marital Status

Fosston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fosston Married by Age and Sex

Fosston Marriage

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

Fosston Marital Status by Race

Fosston Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea21
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War5
World War II3

$Fosston Veterans by Education

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fosston Employment Status

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fosston Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.01%

Born in Minnesota

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.82% of Fosston residents were born in the United States, with 71.01% having been born in Minnesota. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,453-11-0.75%
20191,464-11-0.75%
20181,475-16-1.07%
20171,491-11-0.73%
20161,50260.40%
20151,496-8-0.53%
20141,504-10-0.66%
20131,514-3-0.20%
20121,517-7-0.46%
20111,524-10-0.65%
20101,5340.00%