The Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 10,955 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Forest is located at latitude 37.3638 and longitude -79.2897 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Forest Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||10,955 (100%)|
|Population in Households||10,944 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||9,176 (83.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||11 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$72,171|
|Average Household Income||$89,853|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$36,743|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,770 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,112 (65.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,338 (28.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||321 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$252,233|
|Average Home Value||$279,918|
|Housing Affordability Index3||175|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.97%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.21%|
The table below compares Forest to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 281||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 186||69th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 330||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 179||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 408||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.