Forest Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2024

6,108

Forest Hills is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. Forest Hills has a 2024 population of 6,108. Forest Hills is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,418 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Hills is $108,863 with a poverty rate of 3.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Hills is 44.7 years, 40.4 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Forest Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 80.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.97%
  • Two or more races: 5.55%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,903.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.83% (-310)
The current population of Forest Hills, Pennsylvania is 6,108 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,418.

Forest Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,13780.3%
Black or African American83012.97%
Two or more races3555.55%
Asian580.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.14%
Other race80.13%
Native American00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Forest Hills Population by Race

Forest Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Hills Median Age

44.7

Total

40.4

Male

51.1

Female

Forest Hills Adults

There are 5,555 adults, (1,464 of whom are seniors) in Forest Hills.

Forest Hills Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Hills Sex Ratio

Female2,99546.82%
Male3,40253.18%

Forest Hills Population by Age

Forest Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2541.977030
Non Family1,5681.1856.943.1
Married1,2462.692.57.5
Female3432.945149
Male973.1161.938.1

2.65

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade370.72%
9th to 12th Grade490.95%
High School Graduate82315.96%
Some College76414.81%
Associates Degree3767.29%
Bachelors Degree1,86536.16%
Graduate Degree1,24324.1%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2764,1902,801
Black525525168
2+ Races26326352
Hispanic15715771
Asian585858
Islander999
Other Race888

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

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

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,489$56,094$53,057
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,578$48,750$26,250
Some College$43,229$47,800$35,545
Bachelors Degree$59,167$57,063$63,438
Graduate Degree$64,392$73,875$62,623

$54,489

Average Earnings

$56,094

Average Male

$53,057

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

94.92% of Forest Hills residents speak only English, while 5.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Forest Hills Language

Forest Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0931903.73%
Black830445.3%
Hispanic21862.75%

3.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.97%

Male Poverty Rate

4.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is Black, with 5.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is Hispanic, with 2.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.64%.

Forest Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.58%
High School7.29%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.99%
Female Employed3.01%
Male Employed2.21%
Female Unemployed0%

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$82,962$108,863
Families$99,091$123,035
Married Families$113,258$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,742$92,322

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

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

301

Number of Veterans

301

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War83
Vietnam63
First Gulf War40
Korea25
World War II0

Forest Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54111
75+71
65 to 7463
55 to 6447
18 to 349

Forest Hills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2395.3%
Black263.89%
2+ Races247.92%
Asian1220.69%

Forest Hills Veterans by Race

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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

78.19%

Born in Forest Hills

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Forest Hills residents were born in the United States, with 78.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Forest Hills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,720-78-1.35%
20285,798-77-1.31%
20275,875-78-1.31%
20265,953-77-1.28%
20256,030-78-1.28%
20246,108-77-1.24%
20236,185-78-1.25%
20226,263-88-1.39%
20216,351-67-1.04%
20206,4181171.86%
20196,301-31-0.49%
20186,332-36-0.57%
20176,368-51-0.79%
20166,419-48-0.74%
20156,467-50-0.77%
20146,517-24-0.37%
20136,541-6-0.09%
20126,547-1-0.02%
20116,54870.11%
20106,541-290-4.25%
20006,831-504-6.87%
19907,335-863-10.53%
19808,198-1,363-14.26%
19709,5617658.7%
19608,7962,49539.6%
19506,3011,05320.06%
19405,24869915.37%
19304,54900%
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Forest Hills Population by Year