The Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 11,149 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||11,138|
|Population in Familes||9,420|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Median Household Income||$65,192|
|Average Household Income||$82,386|
|Per Capita Income||$33,725|
|Total Housing Units||4,826 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,141 (65.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,380 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||305 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$228,389|
|Average Home Value||$253,367|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.52%|
|Per Capita Income||3.46%|
The table below compares Forest to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 115||81st|
|Population Density||# 281||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 408||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 196||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 181||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.