Living in Forest, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Forest SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
3
Commute
8

Forest, MS Cost Of Living

79
Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Forest, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,668
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
35.2%
Median Home
$76,900
Median Income
$24,641
Median Rent
$682

Forest, MS Photos

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Map Of Forest, MS

Population over time in Forest

Year Population % Change
2017 5,668 -0.2%
2016 5,679 -0.4%
2015 5,700 -0.2%
2014 5,713 -0.1%
2013 5,719 0.1%
2012 5,714 0.2%
2011 5,702 -0.0%
2010 5,703 -0.1%
2009 5,711 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest

White
26.1% (1,481)
African American
43.3% (2,454)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (37)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
29.9% (1,696)
Race Forest MS USA
White 26.1% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 43.3% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.9% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Forest, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
19.6% (110,873)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (43,779)
$15,000 to $24,999
23.8% (134,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (44,297)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (53,882)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (75,901)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.1% (34,453)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (49,478)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (13,470)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (5,699)
Income Forest MS USA
Less than $10,000 19.6% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 23.8% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.1% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Forest

Female
47.5% (2,691)
Male
52.5% (2,976)
Gender Forest MS USA
Female 47.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 52.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (793)
9-12th Grade
20.0% (1,133)
High School / GED
30.0% (1,700)
Some College
13.0% (736)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (680)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (453)
Master's Degree
2.0% (113)
Professional Degree
1.0% (56)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forest MS USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 20.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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