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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forestwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Forest
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.