Forest employment information

Income per capita$16,806$20,956$28,555
Median household income$37,961$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,855$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,383$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$28,500$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$17,901$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level26.8%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest is 72% higher than the national average.

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Forest median earnings by income bracket

Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.1%3.5%
Financial & insurance services5.2%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.2%28.9%
Public administration3.6%10.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.6%23.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS252$58,75010%
Hillsboro, MS1,401$53,4060%
Lake, MS441$36,09433%
Morton, MS3,444$30,76842%
Polkville, MS621$30,44143%
Forest, MS5,719$37,96129%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Deer Park, OH5,720$50,0156%
Salamanca, NY5,717$29,85844%
Centerport, NY5,717$106,35499%
Monaca, PA5,721$43,39319%
Plymouth Meeting, PA5,721$75,20441%
Forest, MS5,719$37,96129%
Source: The Forest, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.