The Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 9,945 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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, 2015.
|Population in Households||9,933|
|Population in Familes||8,358|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,324 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,126 (72.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||933 (21.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||265 ( 6.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$231,675|
|Average Home Value||$268,872|
|Median Household Income||$59,135|
|Average Household Income||$77,398|
|Per Capita Income||$31,860|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.57%|
The table below compares Forest to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 118||80th|
|Population Density1||# 306||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 393||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 213||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 179||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.