Forest employment information

IndexForestBuffaloNew York
Income per capita$20,046$20,726$32,829
Median household income$42,163$31,668$58,687
Median income owner occupied$0$48,859$81,101
Median income renter occupied$0$21,815$37,422
Median earnings male$26,286$26,445$39,569
Median earnings female$19,475$22,327$30,512
Unemployment rate5.9%7.5%5.6%
Poverty leveln/a30.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest is equal to the national average.

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Forest median earnings by income bracket

Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%7.4%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%14.4%
Public administration1.7%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%0.6%
Education, health & social services25.9%44.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clarence Center, NY2,069$111,310108%
Harris Hill, NY5,380$81,72453%
Orchard Park, NY3,230$78,46647%
Grandyle Village, NY4,766$75,24541%
Elma Center, NY2,606$75,00040%
Buffalo, NY259,959$31,66841%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jersey City, NJ255,861$58,90710%
Fort Wayne, IN255,784$43,99418%
Lincoln, NE265,811$49,7947%
Henderson, NV266,245$63,83019%
Chula Vista, CA253,031$66,11024%
Buffalo, NY259,959$31,66841%
Source: The Forest, Buffalo, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.