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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexForest HillsPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$46,909$30,137$29,829
Median household income$72,716$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,688$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,862$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$39,764$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$40,257$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%13.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forest Hills is 57% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Forest Hills is 31% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Hills is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forest Hills is 72% lower than the national average

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      $48,472 $72,716 $145,432
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Forest Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Forest Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.3%6.3%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%6.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.0%13.0%
      Public administration2.9%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%5.3%
      Education, health & social services29.4%29.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fox Chapel, PA5,104$233,776322.6%
      Thornburg, PA411$187,917239.7%
      Ben Avon Heights, PA321$186,875237.8%
      Sewickley Hills, PA743$152,500175.7%
      McMurray, PA4,167$142,000156.7%
      Forest Hills, PA6,333$72,71631.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Castroville, CA6,332$66,83920.8%
      Red Lion, PA6,334$58,9256.5%
      Kingston Estates, NJ6,335$69,88826.3%
      Peachland, BC6,336n/a 
      West Point, NY6,328$115,565108.9%
      Forest Hills, PA6,333$72,71631.4%
      Source: The Forest Hills, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).