Forest Home, New York Population 2024

1,337

Forest Home is a city located in Tompkins County New York. Forest Home has a 2024 population of 1,337. Forest Home is currently growing at a rate of 9.41% annually and its population has increased by 52.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 877 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Home is $98,749 with a poverty rate of 11.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Home is 29.7 years, 29 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Forest Home Demographics

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

  • Asian: 46.88%
  • White: 24.21%
  • Black or African American: 17.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.43%
  • Other race: 4.25%
  • Native American: 2.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,941.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
52.45% (460)
The current population of Forest Home, New York is 1,337 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 877.

Forest Home, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian51946.88%
White26824.21%
Black or African American19117.25%
Two or more races494.43%
Other race474.25%
Native American332.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Asian

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Home Population by Race

Forest Home Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Home Median Age

29.7

Total

29

Male

31.8

Female

Forest Home Adults

There are 860 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Forest Home.

Forest Home Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Home Sex Ratio

Female66960.43%
Male43839.57%

Forest Home Population by Age

Forest Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3782.3130.769.3
Non Family1731.2324.975.1
Married1633.5344.855.2
Female4220100
Male0000

3.21

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

30.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Home Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.26%
9th to 12th Grade30.39%
High School Graduate91.17%
Some College91.17%
Associates Degree557.12%
Bachelors Degree25332.77%
Graduate Degree44157.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Home Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Home Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian349347339
White237237234
Black888529
Hispanic676767
Other Race474747
Native American262620
2+ Races252525

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

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

Forest Home Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,531$44,219$28,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$29,583$39,531$0
Graduate Degree$54,464$56,691$51,146

$39,531

Average Earnings

$44,219

Average Male

$28,500

Average Female

Forest Home Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Home Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Home Language

44.36% of Forest Home residents speak only English, while 55.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 46.93% of the population.

Forest Home Language

Forest Home Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian4726213.14%
White1973417.26%

11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

7%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Home is White, with 17.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Home is Asian, with 13.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.97%.

Forest Home Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Forest Home Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.76%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed10.85%

Forest Home Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Home Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$54,286$98,749
Families$79,688$146,991
Married Families$136,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,290$41,583

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Home Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Home Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Home 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 Over 65.

Forest Home Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Home Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Forest Home Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 746
35 to 541
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Forest Home Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Asian61.68%
Black10.75%

Forest Home Veterans by Race

Forest Home Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Home Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Home Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Home Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Home 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

28.91%

Born in Forest Home

42.1%

Native Born

57.9%

Foreign Born

43.9%

Non Citizen

14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

42.1% of Forest Home residents were born in the United States, with 28.91% having been born in New York. 43.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forest Home Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,3371159.41%
20231,22211510.39%
20221,10718419.93%
2021923465.25%
202087727645.92%
2019601-15-2.44%
2018616193.18%
2017597417.37%
201655610.18%
2015555-20-3.48%
2014575-217-27.4%
2013792-73-8.44%
2012865-92-9.61%
201195738567.31%
201057200%

Forest Home Population by Year