Forest, Ohio Population 2024

1,321

Forest is a city located in Hancock County, Hardin County, and Wyandot County Ohio. Forest has a 2024 population of 1,321. Forest is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,349 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest is $60,553 with a poverty rate of 11.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest is 37.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Forest Demographics

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

  • White: 96.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
790.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.08% (-28)
The current population of Forest, Ohio is 1,321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,349.

Forest, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,40196.29%
Two or more races261.79%
Native American100.69%
Other race90.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.41%
Asian30.21%
Black or African American00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Black or African American

Forest Population by Race

Forest Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Median Age

37.3

Total

38.2

Male

37

Female

Forest Adults

There are 1,073 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Forest.

Forest Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Sex Ratio

Female74351.07%
Male71248.93%

Forest Population by Age

Forest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6022.4272.927.1
Married3093.0485.114.9
Non Family1761.1161.938.1
Female722.8154.245.8
Male452.6462.237.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.57%
9th to 12th Grade565.85%
High School Graduate43945.82%
Some College27028.18%
Associates Degree737.62%
Bachelors Degree495.11%
Graduate Degree565.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White92485790
2+ Races14110
Other Race999
Islander666
Asian330
Hispanic210

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

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

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,826$47,500$25,000
Less Than 9th Grade$35,417$48,750$0
High School Graduate$41,429$59,375$23,594
Some College$20,865$18,750$24,063
Bachelors Degree$0$90,750$33,462
Graduate Degree$56,389$57,083$56,042

$32,826

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Forest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Language

99.22% of Forest residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Forest Language

Forest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,39916611.87%
Native10330%

11.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.97%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest is Native, with 30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest is White, with 11.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Forest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.9%
High School10.93%
Some College4.37%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Forest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed1.59%
Female Unemployed0%

Forest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,731$60,553
Families$53,750$67,135
Married Families$65,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,750$39,979

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Forest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War20
Vietnam16
First Gulf War10
World War II3
Korea2

Forest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3420
65 to 7413
75+11
35 to 5410
55 to 6410

Forest Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White525.05%
Islander6100%
2+ Races626.09%

Forest Veterans by Race

Forest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest 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

86.46%

Born in Forest

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Forest residents were born in the United States, with 86.46% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Forest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,286-7-0.54%
20281,293-7-0.54%
20271,300-7-0.54%
20261,307-7-0.53%
20251,314-7-0.53%
20241,321-7-0.53%
20231,328-7-0.52%
20221,335-8-0.6%
20211,343-6-0.44%
20201,349-89-6.19%
20191,438-1-0.07%
20181,43950.35%
20171,43400%
20161,434-5-0.35%
20151,439-5-0.35%
20141,444-1-0.07%
20131,44580.56%
20121,437-20-1.37%
20111,457-7-0.48%
20101,46400%

Forest Population by Year