Forest Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,213

Forest Hills is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,213, it is the 141st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4209th largest city in the United States. Forest Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,518 in 2010. Forest Hills reached it's highest population of 9,561 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Forest Hills has a population density of 3,974 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Hills is $85,505 with a poverty rate of 6.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $126,000. The median age in Forest Hills is 48.2 years, 44.2 years for males, and 52.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Forest Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 81.58%
  • Black or African American: 11.51%
  • Two or more races: 5.84%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Hills, Pennsylvania is 6,213, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,309.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,518.

Forest Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,22281.58%
Black or African American73711.51%
Two or More Races3745.84%
Asian681.06%

Forest Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Forest Hills Median Age

48.2


Total

44.2


Male

52.8


Female

Forest Hills Adults

There are 5,448 adults, (1,436 of whom are seniors) in Forest Hills.

Forest Hills Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Hills Sex Ratio

Female

3,281

51.26%

Male

3,120

48.74%

Forest Hills Households and Families

Forest Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forest Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All73.1%26.9%
Male72.1%27.9%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female42.1%57.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1622.0273.1
Non Family1,4761.1567.4
Married1,1812.6991.9
Female4442.9342.1
Male613.5472.1

2.75

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forest Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade320.64%
9th to 12th Grade400.80%
High School Graduate94818.94%
Some College68813.75%
Associates Degree3226.43%
Bachelors Degree1,69533.87%
Graduate Degree1,28025.57%

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3604,2882,672
Black492492186
Multiple Races737366
Hispanic525223
Asian424242

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,713$49,559$44,178
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$37,309$39,940$30,250
Some College$32,107$35,441$31,935
Bachelors Degree$51,205$55,417$46,724
Graduate Degree$63,919$67,321$61,181

$46,713

Average Earnings

$49,559

Average Male

$44,178

Average Female

Forest Hills Language

Forest Hills Language by Age

Forest Hills Language

94.77% of Forest Hills residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Forest Hills Poverty

Forest Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1632184.22%
Black7378211.13%
Multiple3747720.59%
Hispanic731013.70%

6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.78%

Male Poverty Rate

7.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is Multiple, with 20.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is White, with 4.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.89%
Some College12.38%
High School9.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.43%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed2.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forest Hills Income

Forest Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,044$85,505
Families$95,634$101,342
Married Families$106,394-
Non Families$48,598$64,920

Forest Hills Marital Status

Forest Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Hills Married by Age and Sex

Forest Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Forest Hills Marital Status by Race

Forest Hills Veterans

458

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
Korea96
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War48
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
75+154
35 to 54126
65 to 74118
55 to 6431
18 to 3429
Name Veterans % of Total
White4459.68%
Black71.09%
2 or More63.70%

$Forest Hills Veterans by Education

4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Hills Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Hills Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.44%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.67% of Forest Hills residents were born in the United States, with 78.44% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,213-48-0.77%
20196,261-48-0.76%
20186,309-35-0.55%
20176,344-48-0.75%
20166,392-47-0.73%
20156,439-50-0.77%
20146,489-26-0.40%
20136,515-4-0.06%
20126,519-3-0.05%
20116,52250.08%
20106,517-314-0.47%
20006,831-504-0.71%
19907,335-863-1.11%
19808,198-1,363-1.53%
19709,5617650.84%
19608,7962,4953.39%
19506,3011,0531.85%
19405,2486991.44%
19304,5490.00%