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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $79,640$119,473$238,946
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Forest Hills median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other21.5%27.9%

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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).