Forest SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
8

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Forest, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,679
Unemployment
9.7%
Poverty
34.0%
Median Home
$70,500
Median Income
$26,569
Median Rent
$654

Rankings for Forest in Mississippi

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3

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4

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5

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Population 11,660

6

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Population 7,175

7

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Population 18,661

8

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9

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10

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Population 7,018

Map Of Forest, MS

Population over time in Forest

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

Race / Ethnicity in Forest

White
24.8% (1,407)
African American
49.6% (2,817)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
25.1% (1,424)
Race Forest MS USA
White 24.8% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 49.6% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 25.1% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Forest, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
19.6% (111,308)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.2% (63,604)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.8% (101,086)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (48,839)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (69,851)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (88,024)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.9% (27,827)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.1% (40,320)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (13,629)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (2,839)
Income Forest MS USA
Less than $10,000 19.6% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.2% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.8% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.9% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.1% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Forest

Female
48.0% (2,726)
Male
52.0% (2,952)
Gender Forest MS USA
Female 48.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 52.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.1% (689)
9-12th Grade
20.7% (1,176)
High School / GED
30.5% (1,731)
Some College
13.2% (746)
Associate's Degree
11.2% (636)
Bachelor's Degree
8.7% (493)
Master's Degree
2.4% (134)
Professional Degree
1.1% (60)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (8)
Education Forest MS USA
< 9th Grade 12.1% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 20.7% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.5% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 13.2% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.2% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.7% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.4% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.0% 1.4%

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