Forest employment information

Income per capita$32,881$33,958$28,555
Median household income$71,685$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,602$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,972$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$48,682$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$26,142$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level5.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest is 34% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest is 64% lower 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 industry7.0%1.4%
Manufacturing sector16.6%0.7%
Financial & insurance services2.3%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%11.6%
Public administration6.4%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%0.4%
Education, health & social services15.6%42.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Island, VA289$64,46421%
Timberlake, VA12,478$48,6979%
Amherst, VA2,643$43,06519%
Madison Heights, VA10,359$40,17725%
Lynchburg, VA77,626$39,39126%
Forest, VA9,999$71,68534%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waverly, IA9,998$62,33717%
Sleepy Hollow, NY10,002$58,67210%
Cameron, MO10,008$35,46934%
Urbana, MD9,990$135,799154%
Lambertville, MI9,988$67,91027%
Forest, VA9,999$71,68534%
Source: The Forest, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.