Forest City 86 Exceptional
Forest City Livability #65 ranked city in Iowa#864 ranked city in the USARanks better than 97% of areas
C+ Forest City Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Forest City Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Iowa
Forest City
8515% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Forest City cost of living
A+ Forest City Crime Total crime is 80% lower than Iowa
Total crime
39684% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 25384% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-43%Year over year crime is down
Forest City crime
D Forest City Employment Household income is 10% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$49,30911% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,23019% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%7% higher than the US average
Forest City employment
B Forest City Housing Home value is 28% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$95,90048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$50247% lower than the US average
Home ownership
71%11% higher than the US average
Forest City real estate or Forest City rentals
A+ Forest City Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Iowa
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
84%70% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:124% lower than the US average
Forest City K-12 schools
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      Forest City transportation information

      StatisticForest CityIowaNational
      Average one way commute13min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.0%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.5%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.0%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.2%4.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Forest City, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).