Forest, Louisiana Population 2022

328
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Forest is a city located in West Carroll Parish Louisiana. Forest has a 2020 population of 328. Forest is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -7.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 354 in 2010.

The average household income in Forest is $47,396 with a poverty rate of 14.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $76,300. The median age in Forest is 43.8 years, 41.7 years for males, and 52.3 years for females.

Forest Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forestwas:

  • White: 90.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Other race: 3.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forest, Louisiana is 328 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 328.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 354.

Forest, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26790.51%
Two or More Races124.07%
Some Other Race93.05%
Black or African American72.37%
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Forest Population by Race

Forest Population Pyramid $2022

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Forest Median Age

43.8


Total

41.7


Male

52.3


Female

Forest Adults

There are 237 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Forest.

Forest Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Sex Ratio

Female

153

51.86%

Male

142

48.14%

Forest Population by Age

Forest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female0%100%
Non Family68%32%
All69.9%30.1%
Married78.5%21.5%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1132.6169.9
Married793.1578.5
Non Family251.1668
Female81.750
Male130

3.02

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Forest Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.86%
9th to 12th Grade4017.24%
High School Graduate7331.47%
Some College7833.62%
Associates Degree229.48%
Bachelors Degree125.17%
Graduate Degree52.16%
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Forest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21217817
Hispanic135
Black77
Other Race55

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 white people with a rate of 8.02%.

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,313$26,750$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,917$48,750$
Some College$$$2,500
Bachelors Degree$68,750$$66,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,313

Average Earnings

$26,750

Average Male

$

Average Female

Forest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Language by Age

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Forest Language

97.15% of Forest residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Forest Language

Forest Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2323100.00%
White253207.91%
Other9NaN%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.61%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest is White, with 7.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest is Hispanic, with 100.00% 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 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.38%.

Forest Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.95%
High School15.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Some College4.00%

Forest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed4.23%
Female Employed0.00%

Forest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,279$47,396
Families$43,750$58,222
Married Families$49,375-
Non Families$12,083$9,288
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Income by Household Type

Forest Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Married by Age and Sex

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Forest 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 45-54.

Forest Marital Status by Race

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Forest Marital Status

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23

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War6
Vietnam1
World War II
Korea

Forest Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412
18 to 347
75+3
55 to 641
65 to 74

Forest Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White167.11%
Black7100.00%

Forest Veterans by Race

Forest Veterans by Education

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8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Veterans by Education

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42.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Employment by Age

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Forest Employment by Race

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Forest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.53%

Born in Forest

95.59%

Native Born

4.41%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.59% of Forest residents were born in the United States, with 51.53% having been born in Louisiana. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022328-3-0.91%
2021331-3-0.90%
2020334-3-0.89%
2019337-3-0.88%
2018340-1-0.29%
2017341-3-0.87%
2016344-6-1.71%
2015350-6-1.69%
201435641.14%
20133520.00%
2012352-2-0.56%
20113540.00%
20103540.00%

Forest Population by Year