Forrest City, AR has a population of 14,871 and is the 2,855th largest city in the United States. The population density is 907 per sq mi which is 1536% higher than the Arkansas average and 901% higher than the national average. The median age in Forrest City is 35 which is approximately 8% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Forrest City, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 60% of Forrest City residents were born in Arkansas, 35% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.