Forest City Profile

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Whatever your reason for traveling to Forest City, business or pleasure, recreation or research, Forest City offers a wide variety of activities to help you have a good time. There are regular events hosted by the city, including a Newcomers Open House to welcome new residents and help them to plug into the community.

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Forest City

Population

Total Population

4,090

Population
Growth Rate

-0.14%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

24.600

Housing & Income

Households

1,694

Total Housing Units

1,923


Owner Occupied

1,178

Renter Occupied

516

Vacant

229

Median Home Value

$98,843


Average Home Value

$128,144

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.05%


Per Capita Income

1.08%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,608 $53,673


Average Household

$62,466 $65,726


Per Capita

$25,572 $26,988

Workforce

Total Businesses

258

Total Employed

4,635

Workers 16+

1,899

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

7

Employed

2,259

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

40

Employed

553

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

7

Employed

381

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

28

Employed

357

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

351

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

25

Employed

303

Some
High School

122

Graduated
High School

883

Associates
Degree

296

Bachelor's
Degree

475

Graduate
Degree

175

Average Commute Time

14 min.



Resident Commuters

1,168

Non-Resident Commuters

721

Drive Alone

1,460

Carpooled

240

Public

16

Work At Home

66


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