The Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 10,603 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||6,226|
|Daytime Population: Residents||5,320|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||11,546|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.09|
|Population in Households||10,592|
|Population in Familes||8,895|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Median Household Income||$62,941|
|Average Household Income||$79,483|
|Per Capita Income||$32,396|
|Total Housing Units||4,614 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,283 (71.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||998 (21.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||333 ( 7.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$221,673|
|Average Home Value||$248,927|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares Forest to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 291||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 405||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 197||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 173||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.