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Forest Lake is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. It is twenty-seven miles northeast of Saint Paul. The population was 18,375 at the 2010 census. It is located on one of Minnesota's 100 largest lakes. The lake serves as the source of the Sunrise River. Interstate 35 and U.S. Highways 8 and 61 are three of the main routes in the community. Other main routes include County Road 2–Broadway Avenue. Interstate 35 splits into Interstate Highways 35E and 35W just south of Forest Lake in the nearby city of Columbus. The junction is commonly referred to as the Forest Lake Split. The Forest Lake Split was the scene of the August 11, 2003 death of Herb Brooks, coach of the gold medal-winning 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team (Miracle on Ice).

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Forest Lake in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Forest Lake, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Minneapolis. Attractions in Minneapolis include Target Field, Minneapolis Institute Of Arts, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. A vacation to Forest Lake can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Forest Lake*

  • Pollution Statistics in Forest Lake

    Know the pollution level of Forest Lake before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Forest Lake: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Forest Lake for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Forest Lake.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.42 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.08 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.67 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.36 (High)
  • Living in Forest Lake - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Forest Lake is 153.74 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 49.55 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 51.49 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 21.72 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.63 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.44 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.53 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.7 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.93 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Forest Lake

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Forest Lake

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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