Forest, Louisiana Population 2020

328

Forest is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 328, it is the 247th largest city in Louisiana and the 15013th largest city in the United States. Forest is currently declining at a rate of -1.50% annually and its population has decreased by -7.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 355 in 2010. Forest reached it's highest population of 354 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Forest has a population density of 196 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest is $44,928 with a poverty rate of 12.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. The median age in Forest is 43.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 118.3 males.

Forest Demographics

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

  • White: 91.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.20%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.40%
  • 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 338.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 355.

Forest, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26191.26%
Two or More Races124.20%
Some Other Race93.15%
Black or African American41.40%

Forest Population Pyramid 2020

Forest Median Age

43.9


Total

41.8


Male

52.3


Female

Forest Adults

There are 217 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Forest.

Forest Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Sex Ratio

Female

131

45.80%

Male

155

54.20%

Forest Households and Families

Forest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family86.7%13.3%
Married69.7%30.3%
All69.3%30.7%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1142.5169.3
Married763.1769.7
Non Family30086.7
Female61.830
Male220

3.05

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forest Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.83%
9th to 12th Grade4320.28%
High School Graduate7434.91%
Some College6128.77%
Associates Degree178.02%
Bachelors Degree62.83%
Graduate Degree52.36%

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19815511
Hispanic104
Other Race44
Black44

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 5.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,333$31,750$
Less Than High School$26,250$26,250$
High School Grad$$52,750$8,500
Some College$$30,250$2,500
Bachelors Degree$61,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,333

Average Earnings

$31,750

Average Male

$

Average Female

Forest Language

Forest Language by Age

Forest Language

95.64% of Forest residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Forest Poverty

Forest Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2020100.00%
White250156.00%
Other99100.00%

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.90%

Male Poverty Rate

11.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest is White, with 6.00% 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 17.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.41%
Bachelors or Greater18.18%
High School10.81%
Some College3.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Male Employed2.86%
Female Employed0.00%

Forest Income

Forest Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,500$44,928
Families$45,000$50,995
Married Families$48,929-
Non Families-$27,940

Forest Marital Status

Forest Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Forest Marital Status by Race

Forest Veterans

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War3
World War II2
Vietnam1
Korea

$Forest Veterans by Education

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Employment Status

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Forest 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

60.49%

Born in Louisiana

95.45%

Native Born

4.55%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.45% of Forest residents were born in the United States, with 60.49% having been born in Louisiana. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020328-5-1.50%
2019333-5-1.48%
201833820.60%
2017336-5-1.47%
2016341-6-1.73%
2015347-6-1.70%
201435310.28%
20133520.00%
2012352-2-0.56%
20113540.00%
20103540.00%