Forrest City SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9

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Forrest City, Arkansas Info Snack

Forrest City is a city in St. Francis County, Arkansas, United States, and the county seat. It was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, who used the location as a campsite for a construction crew completing a railroad between Memphis and Little Rock, shortly after the Civil War. The population was 15,371 at the 2010 census, an increase from 14,774 in 2000. The city refers to itself as the "Jewel of the Delta".
Population
14,691
Unemployment
10.1%
Poverty
31.7%
Median Home
$65,700
Median Income
$30,845
Median Rent
$587

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Population over time in Forrest City

Year Population % Change
2017 14,691 -1.2%
2016 14,871 -0.9%
2015 14,999 -0.8%
2014 15,122 -0.7%
2013 15,228 -0.1%
2012 15,245 0.2%
2011 15,221 0.3%
2010 15,174 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forrest City

White
24.6% (3,618)
African American
70.0% (10,287)
American Indian
0.3% (48)
Asian
0.7% (103)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (41)
Two Or More
0.9% (139)
Hispanic
3.1% (455)
Race Forrest City AR USA
White 24.6% 73.0% 61.5%
African American 70.0% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.1% 7.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Forrest City, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
14.5% (213,019)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.9% (145,440)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.3% (268,845)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (193,921)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.3% (151,317)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.3% (342,300)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.3% (63,171)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.5% (51,418)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (11,752)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (24,974)
Income Forrest City AR USA
Less than $10,000 14.5% 8.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.9% 6.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.3% 13.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 12.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.3% 15.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.3% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.5% 9.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 2.9% 6.3%

Gender in Forrest City

Female
40.2% (5,901)
Male
59.8% (8,789)
Gender Forrest City AR USA
Female 40.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 59.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forrest City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (761)
9-12th Grade
15.7% (2,309)
High School / GED
37.6% (5,524)
Some College
26.4% (3,874)
Associate's Degree
7.2% (1,062)
Bachelor's Degree
4.4% (648)
Master's Degree
2.7% (393)
Professional Degree
0.4% (62)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (53)
Education Forrest City AR USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.7% 9.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.6% 34.3% 27.3%
Some College 26.4% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.2% 6.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 4.4% 14.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.7% 5.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.0% 1.4%

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