Forest City SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
7

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Forest City, North Carolina Info Snack

Forest City, formerly known as "Burnt Chimney," is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 7,476 as of the 2010 census, making it the largest municipality in Rutherford County.
Population
7,167
Unemployment
18.3%
Poverty
31.8%
Median Home
$110,300
Median Income
$27,861
Median Rent
$610

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Population over time in Forest City

Year Population % Change
2017 7,167 -1.1%
2016 7,250 -1.4%
2015 7,356 -0.0%
2014 7,359 -0.4%
2013 7,387 -0.9%
2012 7,455 -0.3%
2011 7,480 0.2%
2010 7,466 -0.3%
2009 7,487 -
Crime/100k Forest City NC USA
Violent Crime 501.7 377.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 167.2 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 334.5 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 7735.2 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 2299.7 599.9 376.0
Larceny 5031.4 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 404.2 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Forest City

White
66.5% (4,765)
African American
23.7% (1,697)
American Indian
0.1% (7)
Asian
0.6% (40)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (15)
Hispanic
9.0% (643)
Race Forest City NC USA
White 66.5% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 23.7% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.0% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Forest City, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
15.4% (110,365)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (57,660)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.5% (140,096)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.9% (128,159)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (86,040)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (127,032)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.4% (31,532)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.6% (18,694)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (12,613)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (4,504)
Income Forest City NC USA
Less than $10,000 15.4% 680.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 542.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.5% 1065.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.9% 1072.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 1422.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 1807.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.4% 1204.5% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.6% 1246.3% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 469.2% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 489.8% 697.9%

Gender in Forest City

Female
55.3% (3,965)
Male
44.7% (3,201)
Gender Forest City NC USA
Female 55.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.7% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
8.0% (573)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (931)
High School / GED
26.0% (1,863)
Some College
25.0% (1,791)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (860)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (645)
Master's Degree
3.0% (215)
Professional Degree
3.0% (215)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (71)
Education Forest City NC USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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