Living in Forest, MS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Forest, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
5,629
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
32.9%
Median Home
$77,200
Median Income
$27,165
Median Rent
$707

Forest SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
3
Commute
8

Forest, MS Cost Of Living

79
Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forest Mississippi National Average
Overall 79 84 100
Services 95 94 100
Groceries 89 94 100
Health 89 91 100
Housing 46 63 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 104 95 100

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Rankings for Forest in Mississippi

Map Of Forest, MS

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Population over time in Forest

Year Population % Change
2019 5,629 -0.7%
2018 5,668 -0.2%
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
25.4% (1,427)
African American
42.4% (2,388)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.8% (47)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
31.4% (1,767)
Race Forest MS USA
White 25.4% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 42.4% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 31.4% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Forest

Female
47.5% (2,675)
Male
52.5% (2,953)
Gender Forest MS USA
Female 47.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 52.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (788)
9-12th Grade
21.0% (1,182)
High School / GED
35.0% (1,970)
Some College
17.0% (956)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (337)
Bachelor's Degree
4.0% (225)
Master's Degree
2.0% (112)
Professional Degree
1.0% (56)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forest MS USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 21.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forest, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
14.9% (83,854)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.0% (67,706)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.0% (112,466)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (71,106)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.4% (47,309)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (82,721)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.0% (33,711)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.1% (39,944)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (17,564)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (6,515)
Income Forest MS USA
Less than $10,000 14.9% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.0% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.0% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.4% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.0% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.1% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 3.0% 7.7%

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