Forest County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Forest County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 7,173 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forest County, Pennsylvania is the 66th largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 7,706 and has seen a growth of -6.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,173-37-0.51%
20207,210-37-0.51%
20197,247-37-0.51%
20187,284-33-0.45%
20177,317-17-0.23%
20167,334-47-0.64%
20157,381-86-1.15%
20147,467-77-1.02%
20137,544-47-0.62%
20127,591-84-1.09%
20117,675-31-0.40%
20107,7062,90460.47%
19904,802-270-5.32%
19805,0721462.96%
19704,9264419.83%
19604,485-459-9.28%
19504,944-847-14.63%
19405,79161111.80%
19305,180-2,297-30.72%
19207,477-1,958-20.75%
19109,435-1,604-14.53%
190011,0392,55730.15%
18908,4824,09793.43%
18804,3853759.35%
18704,0103,112346.55%
18608980.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51% (-37)
County Website
Founded
September 1, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
7,706
Growth Since 2010
-6.92% (-533)
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Forest County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,09569.67%
Black or African American1,89325.89%
Two or More Races1932.64%
Some Other Race1151.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.12%
Asian80.11%
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Forest County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Forest County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.3


Total

36.9


Male

60


Female

Forest County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 6,528 adults, (1,603 of whom are seniors) in Forest County, Pennsylvania.

Forest County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

48.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

1,995

27.28%

Male

5,318

72.72%

Forest County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Forest County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.3%51.7%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family81.1%18.9%
All83.9%16.1%
Married91%9%

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8391.9783.9
Married9362.5391
Non Family7601.1381.1
Female1162.7548.3
Male272.6370.4

2.53

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1933.22%
9th to 12th Grade82813.82%
High School Graduate3,44257.43%
Some College80713.47%
Associates Degree2393.99%
Bachelors Degree3085.14%
Graduate Degree1762.94%
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Forest County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0513,510452
Black1,5781,20218
Hispanic318204
Other Race10989
2+ Races996612
Asian882
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.00%.

Forest County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,463$17,177$21,651
Less Than 9th Grade$14,308$14,016$20,682
High School Graduate$18,264$17,064$21,375
Some College$22,279$21,042$24,167
Bachelors Degree$24,583$25,375$23,500
Graduate Degree$$$28,571

$18,463

Average Earnings

$17,177

Average Male

$21,651

Average Female

Forest County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Language

94.05% of Forest County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Forest County, Pennsylvania Language

Forest County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,52061317.41%
Hispanic272592.59%
Multiple601525.00%
Asian3133.33%

18.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

20.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 92.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Pennsylvania is White, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Forest County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.39%
High School15.67%
Some College11.97%
Bachelors or Greater7.40%

Forest County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed8.77%
Male Employed3.09%

Forest County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,717$48,275
Families$46,444$56,564
Married Families$53,438-
Non Families$25,000$34,515
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Income by Household Type

Forest County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Forest County, Pennsylvania 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 County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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582

Number of Veterans

566

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam285
First Gulf War70
Korea50
World War II28
Second Gulf War17

Forest County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74205
75+163
55 to 64132
35 to 5471
18 to 3411

Forest County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White53412.14%
Black452.42%
Hispanic205.75%
2+ Races32.16%

Forest County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Forest County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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4.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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15.4%

Labor Force Participation

14.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Forest County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Forest County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.39%

Born in Forest County, Pennsylvania

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Forest County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 83.39% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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