Fosston is located in northwest Minnesota. Fosston is between the Polk, Mahnomen county. Fosston has 1.69 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fosston population is 1,723, which has grown 9.40% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 9.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fosston median household income is $33,125 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.87% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fosston median house value is $84,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.60% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 51.31% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fosston is close to the state average in quality. The Fosston area code is 218.