Forrest City, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Forrest City, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
14,285
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
29.3%
Median Home
$65,100
Median Income
$30,817
Median Rent
$631

Forrest City SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9

Forrest City, AR Crime Report

797
Total Crimes
5,739.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
131.73%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Forrest City
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 797 5,739.2 3,442.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 129 928.9 584.6 366.7
Murder 2 14.4 8.0 5.0
Robbery 20 144.0 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 99 712.9 447.8 250.2
Property Crime 668 4,810.3 2,858.0 2,109.9
Burglary 85 612.1 599.6 340.5
Larceny 457 3,290.8 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 126 907.3 245.9 219.9

Forrest City, AR Cost Of Living

74
Forrest City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forrest City Arkansas National Average
Overall 74 84 100
Services 86 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 77 86 100
Housing 45 65 100
Transportation 87 83 100
Utilities 88 91 100

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Population over time in Forrest City

Year Population % Change
2019 14,285 -1.3%
2018 14,475 -1.5%
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
23.8% (3,405)
African American
71.2% (10,172)
American Indian
0.3% (38)
Asian
0.8% (110)
Hawaiian
0.3% (37)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (138)
Hispanic
2.7% (385)
Race Forrest City AR USA
White 23.8% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 71.2% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.7% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in Forrest City

Female
42.6% (6,085)
Male
57.4% (8,200)
Gender Forrest City AR USA
Female 42.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 57.4% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (999)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,999)
High School / GED
35.0% (4,999)
Some College
29.0% (4,142)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (999)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (857)
Master's Degree
2.0% (285)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forrest City AR USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forrest City, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
16.7% (238,629)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (128,165)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (217,979)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.6% (223,223)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (178,644)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (254,691)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.3% (104,892)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.6% (37,040)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (17,372)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (27,861)
Income Forrest City AR USA
Less than $10,000 16.7% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.6% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.3% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.6% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 3.6% 7.7%

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