Forest Junction, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 590. Estimated population in July 2020: 597 (+1.2% change)
Males: 318 (53.9%), Females: 272 (46.1%)

St. Croix County

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $50,833
Median house value: $81,700

Races in Forest:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (44.4%), Norwegian (20.0%), Irish (11.4%), United States (11.2%), Swedish (7.5%), Polish (5.8%).

Elevation: 1130 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Forest

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest town

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+20.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Forest:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forest:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 58 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 69 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 87 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forest:

  • AMERY MUNI (about 12 miles; AMERY, WI; Abbreviation: AHH)
  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 19 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)
  • NEW RICHMOND MUNI (about 19 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Abbreviation: RNH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 30 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 32 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 60 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)