Forest Hills, Tennessee Population 2021

4,734
map placeholder

Forest Hills is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 4,734, it is the 106th largest city in Tennessee and the 4915th largest city in the United States . Forest Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,812 in 2010. Forest Hills reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Forest Hills has a population density of 513 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Hills is $299,069 with a poverty rate of 4.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $3,234 per month, and the median house value is $853,000. The median age in Forest Hills is 48.2 years, 48.5 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Forest Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 94.25%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Hills, Tennessee is 4,734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,820.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,812.

Forest Hills, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,65594.25%
Black or African American1252.53%
Asian701.42%
Two or More Races521.05%
Some Other Race370.75%
Loading...

Forest Hills Population by Race

Forest Hills Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Forest Hills Median Age

48.2


Total

48.5


Male

46.9


Female

Forest Hills Adults

There are 3,791 adults, (1,004 of whom are seniors) in Forest Hills.

Forest Hills Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Hills Sex Ratio

Female

2,440

49.40%

Male

2,499

50.60%

Forest Hills Population by Age

Forest Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Forest Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.8%36.2%
Female68.8%31.3%
Non Family83.7%16.3%
All95%5%
Married99.6%0.4%

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7962.7595
Married1,3803.0499.6
Non Family3261.4283.7
Male583.2263.8
Female322.8868.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

Loading...

Forest Hills Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade361.03%
9th to 12th Grade60.17%
High School Graduate1414.02%
Some College39611.30%
Associates Degree571.63%
Bachelors Degree1,67047.66%
Graduate Degree1,19834.19%
Loading...

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3243,3052,742
Black878771
Asian563939
Hispanic312510
Other Race99
2+ Races666

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Forest Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$102,426$143,000$44,701
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,972$30,833$
Some College$50,096$58,333$47,813
Bachelors Degree$76,333$123,500$30,789
Graduate Degree$144,468$200,821$105,208

$102,426

Average Earnings

$143,000

Average Male

$44,701

Average Female

Forest Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Hills Language by Age

Loading...

Forest Hills Language

97.04% of Forest Hills residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Forest Hills Language

Forest Hills Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6161954.22%
Hispanic552240.00%
Black1161210.34%

4.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.58%

Male Poverty Rate

4.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Hills is Hispanic, with 40.00% 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 8.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.43%.

Forest Hills Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.52%
High School9.93%
Some College6.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.52%
Female Employed1.49%
Male Employed1.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Forest Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Hills Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$203,056$299,069
Families$216,731$341,528
Married Families$235,741-
Non Families$68,542$99,152
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Forest Hills Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

70.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

71.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Hills Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Forest Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Forest Hills Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Forest Hills Marital Status

Loading...

218

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
Korea27
First Gulf War16
World War II8
Second Gulf War7

Forest Hills Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+94
65 to 7481
55 to 6429
35 to 5414
18 to 34

Forest Hills Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White2115.82%
Black78.05%
Hispanic610.91%

Forest Hills Veterans by Race

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

Loading...

2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Hills Veterans by Education

Loading...

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Hills Employment by Age

Loading...

Forest Hills Employment by Race

Loading...

Forest Hills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

50.05%

Born in Forest Hills

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Forest Hills residents were born in the United States, with 50.05% having been born in Tennessee. 0.32% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,734-43-0.90%
20204,777-43-0.89%
20194,820-43-0.88%
20184,863-46-0.94%
20174,909-96-1.92%
20165,005-48-0.95%
20155,053110.22%
20145,042480.96%
20134,994501.01%
20124,944791.62%
20114,865430.89%
20104,8221120.24%
20004,7104791.08%
19904,231-285-0.65%
19804,5160.00%

Forest Hills Population by Year