Forest City, Florida Population 2020

14,357
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Forest City is a city located in Florida. Forest City has a 2020 population of 14,357. Forest City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,854 in 2010. Forest City reached it's highest population of 15,670 in 2013.

The average household income in Forest City is $89,913 with a poverty rate of 9.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,154 per month, and the median house value is $236,800. The median age in Forest City is 41.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males.

Forest City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forest City was:

  • White: 83.72%
  • Black or African American: 6.40%
  • Two or more races: 4.66%
  • Asian: 2.63%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Forest City, Florida is 14,357, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,854.

Forest City, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,02083.72%
Black or African American9196.40%
Two or More Races6694.66%
Asian3772.63%
Some Other Race3112.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.10%
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Forest City Population Pyramid 2020

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Forest City Median Age

41.6


Total

40.2


Male

42.2


Female

Forest City Adults

There are 11,359 adults, (1,861 of whom are seniors) in Forest City.

Forest City Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest City Sex Ratio

Female

7,726

53.81%

Male

6,631

46.19%

Forest City Households and Families

Forest City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All62%38%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female33.2%66.8%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0972.7762
Married2,6713.3275.3
Non Family1,7071.5950.9
Female4793.4633.2
Male2403.6750.8

3.25

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

11.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Forest City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4274.18%
9th to 12th Grade4244.15%
High School Graduate2,35723.07%
Some College2,21821.71%
Associates Degree1,10010.77%
Bachelors Degree2,66526.09%
Graduate Degree1,02410.02%
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Forest City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6786,3302,599
Hispanic2,3521,950648
Black796681224
Asian329320161
Multiple Races291222114
Other Race17213588
Islander151515
Native American141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,963$51,523$33,333
Less Than High School$31,419$35,368$16,992
High School Grad$31,118$37,069$29,049
Some College$33,102$43,563$29,151
Bachelors Degree$54,041$64,256$43,330
Graduate Degree$66,467$90,179$53,636

$40,963

Average Earnings

$51,523

Average Male

$33,333

Average Female

Forest City Language

Forest City Language by Age

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Forest City Language

75.62% of Forest City residents speak only English, while 24.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.10% of the population.

Forest City Poverty

Forest City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1246717.35%
Hispanic3,34642012.55%
Black88923926.88%
Multiple66918928.25%
Asian3775013.26%
Other311227.07%

9.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest City is Multiple, with 28.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest City is Other, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.35%.

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Name Poverty
High School12.74%
Less Than High School10.01%
Bachelors or Greater8.94%
Some College7.67%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.23%
Male Unemployed14.79%
Male Employed5.41%
Female Employed3.89%

Forest City Income

Forest City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,361$89,913
Families$77,900$102,507
Married Families$87,201-
Non Families$49,694$61,175
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Forest City Marital Status

Forest City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest City Married by Age and Sex

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Forest City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Forest City Marital Status by Race

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Forest City Veterans

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659

Number of Veterans

609

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam272
First Gulf War101
Korea65
Second Gulf War39
World War II30
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Age Group Veterans
75+223
35 to 54207
55 to 64121
65 to 7495
18 to 3413
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6006.31%
Black425.09%
Hispanic341.22%
2 or More133.12%
Asian41.14%

Forest City Veterans by Education

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17.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest City Employment Status

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.77%

Born in Florida

84.77%

Native Born

15.23%

Foreign Born

4.21%

Non Citizen

11.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.77% of Forest City residents were born in the United States, with 35.77% having been born in Florida. 4.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,3570.00%
201914,3570.00%
201814,357-345-2.35%
201714,702-421-2.78%
201615,1231991.33%
201514,9242001.36%
201414,724-946-6.04%
201315,6707785.22%
201214,8929676.94%
201113,925710.51%
201013,8540.00%