Forest employment information

Income per capita$28,739$24,775$28,555
Median household income$36,250$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,000$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,563$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$37,000$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,375$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level27.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest is 75% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Forest median earnings by income bracket

Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.6%15.4%
Manufacturing sector2.7%9.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.2%13.5%
Public administration18.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.3%9.6%
Education, health & social services9.5%26.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pioneer, LA148$31,42941%
Oak Grove, LA1,718$27,12549%
Epps, LA1,165$23,83355%
Kilbourne, LA481$23,43856%
Lake Providence, LA3,899$20,67561%
Forest, LA307$36,25032%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Applewold, PA307$34,16736%
Walnut, KS307$29,75044%
Cedar Point, IL307$52,5002%
Bloomburg, TX307$34,18836%
Kitzmiller, MD307$40,00025%
Forest, LA307$36,25032%
Source: The Forest, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.