City of Forest Lake Minnesota

City of Forest Lake

City of Forest Lake Minnesota

City of Forest Lake Minnesota

Forest Lake is in Washington County. Forest Lake is outside the first and second tier suburbs of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents. It is located 27 miles northeast from Saint Paul. It began as a stop on the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad. It began its rail service in 1868. The city of Forest Lake was incorporated in 1893 with 173 residents.

Is Forest Lake Minnesota rated as a good place to live? rated Forest Lake Minnesota the high rating of a “B+.” It has high marks in the categories – public schools, housing, good for families, jobs, cost of living, outdoor activities, diversity, nightlife, commute, and health & fitness.

General information I have found about Forest Lake, Minnesota.

The population is 21,285, the unemployment rate is 3.9%, median income is $71,995 and median home price is $356,900. Median age is only 39.1. Those are a few reasons why Forest Lake real estate is in high demand.

School information for Forest Lake Minnesota.

Forest Lake is served by…

Forest Lake School District 623. Also visit for more information. rated the district the high rating of “B- “.

My conclusion

To summarize, Forest Lake is a popular area. Importantly, it is highly rated in many categories, has a combination rural and nice downtown, highly rated schools, great recreation with wonderful lakes, has a great park system and amenities, and features a high quality of life. In short, I suggest considering Forest Lake if you are planning to move to the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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I hope you have enjoyed my summary of Forest Lake Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson if you would like to know more about Forest Lake Minnesota real estate. Or if you would like to see homes in this wonderful area or surrounding communities in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.

Jeff Anderson

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