Real Estate Market Update for 55025 (Forest Lake, MN)
Welcome to November's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of November. The number of active listings was up 3% from one year earlier, and down 22% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 270-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 9%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 310-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 42% year-over-year, and decreased 36% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 55025 (Forest Lake, MN)
Area Information for 55025 (Forest Lake, MN)
  • Population: 23,717
  • Median Age: 37.79 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 29.59 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 301/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 25.03%
  • Closest Airport: Minneapolis-st Paul International/wold-chamberlain
  • Closest College: Bethel Theological Seminary
  • Closest Jr. College: Century College
  • Median Household Income: $71,781
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.4%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.48 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $175,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Minnesota Wild
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 23%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 55025 (Forest Lake, MN)
Median Age: 37.79 Married: 39% Number of Households: 8,906 Households with Children: 2,979
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 55025 (Forest Lake, MN)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      North Lakes Academy 56 1.1 mi Public 9-12 2-5 0
      Southwest Jr. 1.1 mi Public 7-9 3-5 4
      Forest View Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-3 1 3
      Forest Lake Elementary School 1.6 mi Public 4-6 2 0
      Central Montessori elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Forest Lake Area Learning Center 1.7 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Early Childhood Special Education 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Forest Lake Senior High School 1.7 mi Public 10-12 4 4
      Forest Lake Fairview School 1.8 mi Public 1-12 0 0
      Lakes International Language Academy 1.8 mi Public K-6 2-5 5
      Town Square Center 1.9 mi Public 10-12 0 0
      Century Junior High School 2.0 mi Public 7-9 4 2
      Forest Lake Montessori School 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Peter Elementary School 2.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Columbus Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3-5 4
      North Lakes Academy 2.2 mi Public 5-8 3 4
      Maranatha School 3.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.