Income/capita 8%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 100%
IndexForest RiverNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$27,574$33,107$29,829
Median household income$51,250$59,114$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,250$76,410$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$36,149$35,192
Median earnings male$45,875$41,306$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$26,342$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%1.9%4.7%
Poverty level2.5%11.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forest River is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Forest River is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forest River is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forest River is 83% lower than the national average

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      Forest River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%141.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.7%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.9%11.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%64.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manvel, ND390$66,87521%
      Minto, ND680$64,28616%
      Fordville, ND214$55,0001%
      Gilby, ND189$53,7503%
      Park River, ND1,420$45,17918%
      Forest River, ND120$51,2507%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nikolai, AK120$37,08333%
      Daisy, AR120$32,08342%
      Mount Auburn, IA120$42,50023%
      Waterloo, SC120$21,25062%
      Kirby, OH120$29,37547%
      Forest River, ND120$51,2507%
      Source: The Forest River, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).