Forest Hill, Texas Population 2021

13,124
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Forest Hill is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 13,124, it is the 202nd largest city in Texas and the 2551st largest city in the United States . Forest Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 6.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,355 in 2010. Forest Hill reached it's highest population of 13,124 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Forest Hill has a population density of 3,146 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Hill is $51,745 with a poverty rate of 25.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,107 per month, and the median house value is $94,400. The median age in Forest Hill is 31 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Forest Hill Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 44.62%
  • White: 34.80%
  • Other race: 18.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Hill, Texas is 13,124 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,920.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,355.

Forest Hill, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,79844.62%
White4,52234.80%
Some Other Race2,46018.93%
Two or More Races2011.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%
Asian30.02%
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Forest Hill Population by Race

Forest Hill Population Pyramid $2021

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Forest Hill Median Age

31


Total

30.6


Male

31.5


Female

Forest Hill Adults

There are 8,839 adults, (1,497 of whom are seniors) in Forest Hill.

Forest Hill Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Hill Sex Ratio

Female

7,158

55.09%

Male

5,836

44.91%

Forest Hill Population by Age

Forest Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest Hill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family80.8%19.2%
Married77.8%22.2%
All73.6%26.4%
Female63.5%36.5%
Male54.9%45.1%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7463.4773.6
Married1,7294.1277.8
Female9494.5163.5
Non Family8641.1280.8
Male2043.0454.9

4.08

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

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Forest Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade99513.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,05013.77%
High School Graduate2,58933.95%
Some College1,58120.73%
Associates Degree5677.43%
Bachelors Degree5957.80%
Graduate Degree2503.28%
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Forest Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,9693,404581
Hispanic2,9421,564150
Other Race1,039256
White64654489
2+ Races787825
Native American101010

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%.

Forest Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,717$35,726$22,818
Less Than 9th Grade$33,382$36,892$15,139
High School Graduate$27,244$29,861$26,333
Some College$24,883$34,511$22,559
Bachelors Degree$42,500$38,250$43,958
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,717

Average Earnings

$35,726

Average Male

$22,818

Average Female

Forest Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Hill Language by Age

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Forest Hill Language

56.03% of Forest Hill residents speak only English, while 43.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.52% of the population.

Forest Hill Language

Forest Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,3562,08332.77%
Black5,7981,15419.90%
Other2,44092237.79%
Multiple2017838.81%
White692507.23%

25.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.14%

Male Poverty Rate

26.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Hill is Multiple, with 38.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Hill is White, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.71%.

Forest Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
Some College20.39%
High School18.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

Forest Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.04%
Male Employed12.21%
Female Employed11.73%
Male Unemployed5.45%

Forest Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,496$51,745
Families$46,897$54,250
Married Families$53,504-
Non Families$28,272$36,095
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Income by Household Type

Forest Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Hill Married by Age and Sex

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Forest Hill 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 55-64.

Forest Hill Marital Status by Race

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Forest Hill Marital Status

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594

Number of Veterans

535

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam235
First Gulf War151
Korea68
Second Gulf War64
World War II12

Forest Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+213
35 to 54193
65 to 74130
55 to 6453
18 to 345

Forest Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4189.64%
White1545.01%
Hispanic651.73%
Other Race221.64%

Forest Hill Veterans by Race

Forest Hill Veterans by Education

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8.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Hill Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Hill Employment by Age

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Forest Hill Employment by Race

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Forest Hill Employment by Education

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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64.08%

Born in Forest Hill

77.43%

Native Born

22.57%

Foreign Born

17.69%

Non Citizen

4.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.43% of Forest Hill residents were born in the United States, with 64.08% having been born in Texas. 17.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Hill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,124680.52%
202013,056680.52%
201912,988680.53%
201812,920-47-0.36%
201712,967-108-0.83%
201613,075510.39%
201513,0242051.60%
201412,8191050.83%
201312,714760.60%
201212,6381261.01%
201112,5121381.12%
201012,374-575-0.45%
200012,9491,4671.21%
199011,482-202-0.17%
198011,6843,4483.56%
19708,2365,0159.84%
19603,2210.00%

Forest Hill Population by Year