Forest Heights employment information

IndexForest HeightsMarylandNational
Income per capita$26,644$36,670$28,555
Median household income$68,011$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,068$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$52,337$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$34,273$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$29,912$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level8.2%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest Heights is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Heights is 27% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Heights is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Heights is 47% lower than the national average.

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Forest Heights median earnings by income bracket

Forest Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%0.5%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.2%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%8.8%
Public administration10.0%19.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%7.1%
Education, health & social services12.5%22.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Forest Heights, MD2,496$68,01127%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Versailles, MO2,496$29,55045%
Shorewood Forest, IN2,495$114,479114%
Fulton, KY2,497$24,88053%
Phoenix, NY2,497$38,84627%
Lake Nacimiento, CA2,497$68,51628%
Forest Heights, MD2,496$68,01127%
Source: The Forest Heights, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.