Forest City, Florida Population 2024

14,851

Forest City is a city located in Seminole County Florida. Forest City has a 2024 population of 14,851. Forest City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 9.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,592 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest City is $113,535 with a poverty rate of 11.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest City is 41.4 years, 40.8 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Forest City Demographics

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

  • White: 64.82%
  • Two or more races: 17.26%
  • Black or African American: 8.71%
  • Other race: 4.3%
  • Asian: 3.97%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,465.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.26% (1,259)
The current population of Forest City, Florida is 14,851 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,592.

Forest City, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,62764.82%
Two or more races2,56317.26%
Black or African American1,2948.71%
Other race6384.3%
Asian5893.97%
Native American1400.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest City Population by Race

Forest City Population Pyramid 2024

Forest City Median Age

41.4

Total

40.8

Male

41.7

Female

Forest City Adults

There are 11,724 adults, (2,443 of whom are seniors) in Forest City.

Forest City Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest City Sex Ratio

Female7,73052.05%
Male7,12147.95%

Forest City Population by Age

Forest City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4162.6964.435.6
Married2,8803.1278.621.4
Non Family1,4231.3850.949.1
Female7863.4438.461.6
Male3272.7461.238.8
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3.05

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.8%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.31%.

Forest City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,777

Average Earnings

$55,107

Average Male

$42,444

Average Female

Forest City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest City Language

73.31% of Forest City residents speak only English, while 26.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.46% of the population.

Forest City Language

Forest City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7976878.81%
Multiple2,52748018.99%
Hispanic4,07447911.76%
Native14013092.86%
Asian5766110.59%
Black1,224574.66%
Other622193.05%
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11.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.34%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest City is Native, with 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest City is Other, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

Forest City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.37%
High School12.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
Some College3.78%
showing: 4 rows

Forest City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.23%
Male Unemployed26.17%
Female Employed5.31%
Male Employed4.98%
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Forest City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Forest City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

743

Number of Veterans

628

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

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Forest City Veterans by War

count

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Forest City Veterans by Age

count

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Forest City Veterans by Race

Forest City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Forest City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.31%

Born in Forest City

83.21%

Native Born

16.79%

Foreign Born

4.26%

Non Citizen

12.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.21% of Forest City residents were born in the United States, with 34.31% having been born in Florida. 4.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,851
202314,851
202214,8518406%
202114,0114193.08%
202013,592-1,000-6.85%
201914,5922351.64%
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%
201013,854
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Forest City Population by Year