Income/capita 79%
Household income 116%
Unemployment 45%
IndexForest HillsMichiganNational
Income per capita$53,491$27,549$29,829
Median household income$119,473$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$122,361$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,888$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$77,730$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$30,880$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level2.2%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forest Hills is 79% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Forest Hills is 116% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Hills is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forest Hills is 86% lower than the national average

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      Forest Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.4%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector23.9%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services6.9%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%11.4%
      Public administration4.0%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%2.1%
      Education, health & social services22.9%42.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Grand Rapids, MI11,297$118,393114%
      Byron Center, MI6,840$67,09021%
      Caledonia, MI1,871$66,95321%
      Lowell, MI3,930$61,39711%
      Rockford, MI6,044$60,5659%
      Forest Hills, MI27,667$119,473116%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crofton, MD27,663$115,593109%
      Maywood, CA27,672$36,69634%
      Stockbridge, GA27,692$54,7691%
      Slidell, LA27,697$52,0996%
      Marshalltown, IA27,637$50,9348%
      Forest Hills, MI27,667$119,473116%
      Source: The Forest Hills, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).