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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
HomeSnacks is reader-supported. When you click through real estate links on our site, we earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

Forrest City, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
14,062
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
33.1%
Median Home
$67,500
Median Income
$33,062
Median Rent
$703

Forrest City SnackAbility

1
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
10

Forrest City, AR Crime Report

837
Total Crimes
6,129.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
161.26%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Forrest City
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 837 6,129.2 3,285.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 223 1,633.0 671.9 387.8
Murder 4 29.3 10.6 6.5
Robbery 9 65.9 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 197 1,442.6 535.8 279.7
Property Crime 614 4,496.2 2,613.4 1,958.2
Burglary 95 695.7 523.1 314.2
Larceny 440 3,222.0 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 79 578.5 261.8 246.0

Forrest City, AR Cost Of Living

76
Forrest City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forrest City Arkansas National Average
Overall 76 85 100
Services 92 97 100
Groceries 87 92 100
Health 83 88 100
Housing 44 66 100
Transportation 84 87 100
Utilities 89 93 100

Forrest City, AR Photos

Rankings for Forrest City in Arkansas

Map Of Forrest City, AR

Best Places Around Forrest City

Population over time in Forrest City

Year Population % Change
2020 14,062 -2.9%
2019 14,475 -1.5%
2018 14,691 -1.2%
2017 14,871 -0.9%
2016 14,999 -0.8%
2015 15,122 -0.7%
2014 15,228 -0.1%
2013 15,245 0.2%
2012 15,221 0.3%
2011 15,174 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forrest City

White
22.6% (3,183)
African American
69.0% (9,708)
American Indian
0.3% (49)
Asian
1.1% (161)
Hawaiian
0.3% (41)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (122)
Hispanic
5.7% (798)
Race Forrest City AR USA
White 22.6% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 69.0% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.9% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.7% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Forrest City

Female
40.6% (5,705)
Male
59.4% (8,357)
Gender Forrest City AR USA
Female 40.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 59.4% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (984)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (2,249)
High School / GED
33.0% (4,640)
Some College
27.0% (3,796)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (984)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (843)
Master's Degree
3.0% (421)
Professional Degree
1.0% (140)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forrest City AR USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forrest City, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
14.1% (198,959)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.3% (172,650)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (172,650)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (181,530)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.9% (265,389)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (234,805)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.3% (88,463)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.3% (46,697)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (17,100)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (27,952)
Income Forrest City AR USA
Less than $10,000 14.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.3% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.9% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.3% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 4.0% 8.3%

Articles About Arkansas

Enjoy The Snack?