Forest is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 5,604, it is the 60th largest city in Mississippi and the 4455th largest city in the United States. Forest is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,684 in 2010. Forest reached it's highest population of 5,987 in 2000. Spanning over 13 miles, Forest has a population density of 428 people per square mile.
The average household income in Forest is $45,401 with a poverty rate of 35.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $76,900. The median age in Forest is 36.8 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.6 males.