Forest, Wisconsin Population 2024

969

Forest is a city located in Fond du Lac County and Sheboygan County Wisconsin. Forest has a 2024 population of 969. Forest is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 970 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest is $102,090 with a poverty rate of 1.66%. The median age in Forest is 47.9 years: 44.5 years for males, and 55.6 years for females.

Forest Demographics

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

  • White: 98.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
27.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.1% (-1)
The current population of Forest, Wisconsin is 969 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 970.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,30798.87%
Two or more races110.83%
Asian40.3%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Forest Population by Race

Forest Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Median Age

47.9

Total

44.5

Male

55.6

Female

Forest Adults

There are 1,004 adults, (393 of whom are seniors) in Forest.

Forest Age Dependency

116.4

Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Sex Ratio

Female68451.74%
Male63848.26%

Forest Population by Age

Forest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5462.4294.95.1
Married4362.6495.94.1
Non Family801.1896.33.8
Male162.561000
Female142.435050

2.61

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

94.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade192.03%
Associates Degree15516.56%
Bachelors Degree13214.1%
Graduate Degree525.56%
High School Graduate40843.59%
Less Than 9th Grade90.96%
Some College16117.2%

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
White930902183
2+ Races331
Asian330
Hispanic220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Forest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,542$91,250$42,188
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$46,250$59,464$0
Less Than 9th Grade$24,250$24,250$0
Overall$46,029$60,000$35,938
Some College$41,827$51,833$38,125

$46,029

Average Earnings

$60,000

Average Male

$35,938

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

98.86% of Forest residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Forest Language

Forest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,307221.68%

1.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.04%

Male Poverty Rate

1.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest is White, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest is White, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.08%.

Forest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School2.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
Some College0.95%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Forest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed11.54%
Male Employed2.83%
Female Employed1.84%
Male 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
Families$105,833$111,315
Households$105,479$102,090
Married Families$106,079$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,824$44,624

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

75.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.6%

Male Marriage Rate

76.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Forest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

77

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam54
First Gulf War9
Korea3
Second Gulf War2
World War II0

Forest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7452
35 to 549
55 to 648
75+8
18 to 340

Forest Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White757.52%
2+ Races266.67%
Hispanic2100%

Forest Veterans by Race

Forest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

93.87%

Born in Forest

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Forest residents were born in the United States, with 93.87% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029959-2-0.21%
2028961-2-0.21%
2027963-2-0.21%
2026965-2-0.21%
2025967-2-0.21%
2024969-2-0.21%
2023971-2-0.21%
2022973-2-0.21%
202197550.52%
2020970-106-9.85%
20191,07630.28%
20181,073-2-0.19%
20171,075-5-0.46%
20161,08010.09%
20151,07910.09%
20141,07850.47%
20131,073-4-0.37%
20121,077-3-0.28%
20111,08070.65%
20101,07300%

Forest Population by Year