Forest City demographics profile

StatisticForest CityFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,53529491
Median age40.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%38%43%
Speak English71%72%79%
Speak Spanish22%21%13%
Forest City, FL has a population of 15,123 and is the 2,815th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,535 per sq mi which is 1104% higher than the Florida average and 3802% higher than the national average. The median age in Forest City is 41 which is approximately 2% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Forest City, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 22% speak Spanish. 35% of Forest City residents were born in Florida, 37% were born out of state, 10% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Forest City is 1104% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Forest City is 2% lower than Florida.
  • In Forest City 79.77% of the population is White.
  • In Forest City 7.12% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Forest City 3.76% of the population is Asian.

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Forest City population breakdown by race

RaceForest CityFloridaNational
Black or African American7.12%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.23%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race5.61%2.48%3.06%
Other race3.39%2.54%4.75%
In Forest City, 28.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Forest City, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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