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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Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Forest City4,4254,1513,9383,893

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4200175174
5-9219186184
10-14260215203
15-19393333328
20-24458305298
25-29214321175
30-34196221339
35-39214209225
40-44216183196
45-49281193186
50-54294222197
55-59327305248
60-64194253228
65-69185253283
70-74123180202
75-79122153185
80-8411189108
85+144142134
18+3,2983,2203,193
Median Age384041

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Forest City2021
Total3,938.000
White Alone90.380
Black Alone3.500
American Indian Alone0.330
Asian Alone1.570
Pacific Islander Alone0.030
Some Other Race0.840
Two or More Races3.350
Hispanic Origin4.550
Diversity Index25.200

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Forest City2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%0%
Per Capita Income%1%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households1,7221,6861,6221,608
Housing Units1,8501,9091,9091,914
Owner Occupied Units1,1571,160
Renter Occupied Units464448
Vacant Units287306

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Forest City20212026
Median Home Value$107,170$118,165
Average Home Value$143,923$156,595
<$50,0006449
$50,000 - $99,999476434
$100,000 - $149,999265267
$150,000 - $199,999172188
$200,000 - $249,9993943
$250,000 - $299,9995467
$300,000 - $399,9997193
$400,000 - $499,99901
$500,000 - $749,99934
$1,000,000 +1113

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later17
2000-2009181
1990-199999
1980-1989184
1970-1979480
1960-1969272
1950-1959234
1940-194935
1939 or Before290

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Forest City20212026
Median Household$49,249$50,157
Average Household$64,536$68,363
Per Capita$26,271$27,923

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Forest City2021
<$15,000206
$15,000 - $24,999137
$25,000 - $34,999190
$35,000 - $49,999288
$50,000 - $74,999319
$75,000 - $99,999164
$100,000 - $149,999219
$150,000 - $199,99964
$200,000+34

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+1,982
In-County Residents1,333
Out-of-County Residents640
Drive Alone1,491
Carpooled253
Public Transport19
Work at Home63
Less than 5 minutes265
5-9 minutes851
10-14 minutes239
15-19 minutes89
20-24 minutes83
25-29 minutes57
30-34 minutes136
35-39 minutes13
40-44 minutes59
45-59 minutes61
60-89 minutes30
90+ minutes36
Average Travel Time15

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees4,432
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt4
Mining0
Utilities6
Construction121
Manufacturing2,259
Wholesale Trade33
  
Retail Trade409
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers60
Furn & Home Furnish Str2
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip20
Food & Beverage Stores272
Health/Pers Care Stores11
Gasoline Stations14
Clothing/Accessory Store5
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music9
General Merchandise Str12
Misc Store Retailers4
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse45
Information28
  
Finance & Insurance110
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn63
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv7
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other40
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing34
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv67
Legal Services19
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises12
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt3
Educational Services348
HealthCare/Social Assist301
Arts/Entertainment/Rec96
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs115
Accommodation10
Food Srv/Drinking Places105
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin270
Auto Repair/Maintenance154
Public Administration Emp171

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Forest City2021
Some High School117
Graduated High School782
Associates Degree286
Bachelor's Degree508
Graduate Degree184

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses259
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus2
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus1
Construction Bus17
Manufacturing Bus7
Wholesale Trade Bus4
  
Retail Trade Bus36
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus9
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus1
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus4
Food & Beverage Stores Bus5
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus3
Gasoline Stations Bus3
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus2
General Merchandise Str Bus2
Misc Store Retailers Bus3
Nonstore Retailers Bus1
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus7
Information Bus7
  
Finance & Insurance Bus16
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus3
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus4
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus9
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus12
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus21
Legal Services Bus7
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus2
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus2
Educational Services Bus12
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus26
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus8
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus17
Accommodation Bus4
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus13
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus30
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus3
Public Administration Bus29

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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