Forest Hills, North Carolina Population 2024

316

Forest Hills is a city located in Jackson County North Carolina. Forest Hills has a 2024 population of 316. Forest Hills is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 3.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 305 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Hills is $75,293 with a poverty rate of 24.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Hills is 50.5 years, 53.6 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Forest Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 84.3%
  • Two or more races: 13.08%
  • Black or African American: 1.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.87%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
637.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.61% (11)
The current population of Forest Hills, North Carolina is 316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 305.

Forest Hills, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29084.3%
Two or more races4513.08%
Black or African American61.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.87%
Native American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Forest Hills Population by Race

Forest Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Hills Median Age

50.5

Total

53.6

Male

37.5

Female

Forest Hills Adults

There are 316 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Forest Hills.

Forest Hills Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Hills Sex Ratio

Female14140.99%
Male20359.01%

Forest Hills Population by Age

Forest Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2121.6259.940.1
Non Family1451.2751.748.3
Married542.5288.911.1
Female111.7318.281.8
Male22.51000
showing: 5 rows

2.34

Average Family Size

1.62

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Hills 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 Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,518

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

Forest Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Hills Language

99.11% of Forest Hills residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Forest Hills Language

Forest Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2823612.77%
Multiple453271.11%
Hispanic13861.54%
Black6583.33%
Islander33100%
showing: 5 rows

24.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.62%

Male Poverty Rate

22.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is White, with 12.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.23%.

Forest Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College31.11%
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.04%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed25.4%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Hills Marriage

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

Forest Hills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

72

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Forest Hills Veterans by War

count

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Forest Hills Veterans by Age

count

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Forest Hills Veterans by Race

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Hills 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

49.13%

Born in Forest Hills

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Forest Hills residents were born in the United States, with 49.13% having been born in North Carolina. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forest Hills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933130.91%
202832830.92%
202732530.93%
202632230.94%
202531930.95%
202431630.96%
202331330.97%
202231030.98%
202130720.66%
2020305-68-18.23%
201937320.54%
2018371
201737151.37%
201636661.67%
201536041.12%
2014356-1-0.28%
201335720.56%
201235530.85%
2011352-2-0.56%
2010354
showing: 20 rows

Forest Hills Population by Year