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.

Forest City

Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
Forest City4,4254,1514,0904,044

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4200190188
5-9219186184
10-14260211203
15-19393313302
20-24458323316
25-29214403238
30-34196231349
35-39214192227
40-44216194203
45-49281224198
50-54294225203
55-59327298244
60-64194283259
65-69185258292
70-74123173210
75-79122150171
80-8411186112
85+144153146
18+3,2983,3643,339
Median Age384040

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Population by Race

Forest City2020
Total4,090.000
White Alone90.270
Black Alone3.790
American Indian Alone0.270
Asian Alone1.810
Pacific Islander Alone0.020
Some Other Race0.730
Two or More Races3.110
Hispanic Origin4.010
Diversity Index24.600

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Growth Rate

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

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households1,7221,6861,6941,679
Housing Units1,8501,9091,9231,931
Owner Occupied Units1,1781,172
Renter Occupied Units516507
Vacant Units229252

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Home Value

Forest City20202025
Median Home Value$98,843$103,394
Average Home Value$128,144$134,783
<$50,0006150
$50,000 - $99,999540516
$100,000 - $149,999293302
$150,000 - $199,999149155
$200,000 - $249,9994137
$250,000 - $299,9995159
$300,000 - $399,9993646
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,99923
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later15
2000-2009177
1990-1999184
1980-1989194
1970-1979548
1960-1969253
1950-1959169
1940-194950
1939 or Before268

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

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Income
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Income

Forest City20202025
Median Household$52,608$53,673
Average Household$62,466$65,726
Per Capita$25,572$26,988

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Household Income Base

Forest City2020
<$15,000160
$15,000 - $24,999161
$25,000 - $34,999180
$35,000 - $49,999290
$50,000 - $74,999361
$75,000 - $99,999279
$100,000 - $149,999216
$150,000 - $199,99933
$200,000+14

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+1,899
In-County Residents1,168
Out-of-County Residents721
Drive Alone1,460
Carpooled240
Public Transport16
Work at Home66
Less than 5 minutes184
5-9 minutes828
10-14 minutes225
15-19 minutes62
20-24 minutes141
25-29 minutes40
30-34 minutes172
35-39 minutes10
40-44 minutes61
45-59 minutes76
60-89 minutes24
90+ minutes10
Average Travel Time14

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees4,635
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt4
Mining0
Utilities6
Construction124
Manufacturing2,259
Wholesale Trade26
  
Retail Trade553
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers89
Furn & Home Furnish Str2
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip20
Food & Beverage Stores381
Health/Pers Care Stores3
Gasoline Stations21
Clothing/Accessory Store6
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music17
General Merchandise Str10
Misc Store Retailers4
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse31
Information44
  
Finance & Insurance101
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn58
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv6
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other37
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing37
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv53
Legal Services19
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises10
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt4
Educational Services351
HealthCare/Social Assist303
Arts/Entertainment/Rec88
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs118
Accommodation13
Food Srv/Drinking Places105
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin357
Auto Repair/Maintenance259
Public Administration Emp166

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

Educational Attainment (25+)

Forest City2020
Some High School122
Graduated High School883
Associates Degree296
Bachelor's Degree475
Graduate Degree175

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses258
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus2
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus1
Construction Bus17
Manufacturing Bus7
Wholesale Trade Bus3
  
Retail Trade Bus40
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus12
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus1
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus4
Food & Beverage Stores Bus7
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus2
Gasoline Stations Bus4
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus2
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus3
General Merchandise Str Bus2
Misc Store Retailers Bus3
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus6
Information Bus9
  
Finance & Insurance Bus12
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus2
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus3
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus7
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus13
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus21
Legal Services Bus7
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus2
Educational Services Bus12
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus25
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus8
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus16
Accommodation Bus3
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus13
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus28
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus3
Public Administration Bus29

Source: ESRI, 2020-10-21

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