City of Foley

Foley, Benton County, MN

The City of Foley in Benton County, MN  — located about an hour north of Minneapolis and just 18 minutes north of St. Cloud  —  offers families and retirees an opportunity to own a home for less than nearby major metros like the Twin Cities. Our median home value is just $171,296 — well below the national average. Compared to the rest of the country, Foley's cost of living is 13.6% lower than the U.S. average. Foley has a strong economic base and many of Foley's residents have a college education and work in sectors like public administration and healthcare. Learn more about Foley in Benton County below.

Foley

Population

Total Population

2,890

Population
Growth Rate

0.93%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

8.900

Housing & Income

Households

1,084

Total Housing Units

1,137


Owner Occupied

745

Renter Occupied

339

Vacant

53

Median Home Value

$182,538


Average Home Value

$204,597

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.05%


Per Capita Income

1.73%

Income Projection

Median Household

$64,055 $70,782


Average Household

$72,798 $79,093


Per Capita

$27,410 $29,869

Workforce

Total Businesses

164

Total Employed

2,187

Workers 16+

1,243

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

630

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

445

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

387

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

27

Employed

236

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

7

Employed

158

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

88

Some
High School

101

Graduated
High School

570

Associates
Degree

225

Bachelor's
Degree

309

Graduate
Degree

83

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

589

Non-Resident Commuters

654

Drive Alone

1,053

Carpooled

94

Public

0

Work At Home

44