The Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 10,568 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Forest is located at latitude 37.3749 and longitude -79.2771 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Forest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.
The Forest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389095) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||10,556|
|Population in Familes||8,883|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,543 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,305 (72.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||951 (20.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||287 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$216,261|
|Average Home Value||$242,067|
|Median Household Income||$58,074|
|Average Household Income||$76,226|
|Per Capita Income||$31,016|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.09%|
|Per Capita Income||1.17%|
The table below compares Forest to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 116||81st|
|Population Density1||# 294||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 424||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 209||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 183||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.