Forest City SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8

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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
7,250
Unemployment
15.0%
Poverty
37.4%
Median Home
$88,500
Median Income
$24,383
Median Rent
$616

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Population over time in Forest City

Year Population % Change
2017 7,250 -1.4%
2016 7,356 -0.0%
2015 7,359 -0.4%
2014 7,387 -0.9%
2013 7,455 -0.3%
2012 7,480 0.2%
2011 7,466 -0.3%
2010 7,487 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest City

White
58.5% (4,242)
African American
27.4% (1,983)
American Indian
0.1% (7)
Asian
0.3% (23)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (31)
Hispanic
13.3% (964)
Race Forest City NC USA
White 58.5% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 27.4% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.3% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Forest City, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
19.8% (143,550)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.2% (81,200)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.8% (150,800)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (93,525)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (94,975)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (110,925)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.3% (31,175)
$100,000 to $149,999
1.2% (8,700)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (5,075)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (4,350)
Income Forest City NC USA
Less than $10,000 19.8% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.2% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.8% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.3% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.2% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Forest City

Female
55.4% (4,014)
Male
44.6% (3,235)
Gender Forest City NC USA
Female 55.4% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.6% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.3% (531)
9-12th Grade
15.1% (1,097)
High School / GED
32.8% (2,377)
Some College
19.1% (1,387)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (798)
Bachelor's Degree
7.7% (559)
Master's Degree
3.6% (262)
Professional Degree
1.9% (139)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (95)
Education Forest City NC USA
< 9th Grade 7.3% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.1% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 32.8% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 19.1% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 7.7% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.6% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.3% 1.4%

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