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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Forest is $222,000, which is lower than the state average of $243,500 and is higher than the national average of $175,700. The Forest median house value has grown by 60.87% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Forest is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Forest was built is 1989, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1980 and is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 3,269 Owner Occupied Houses in Forest, VA, #202
Forest, VA
222,000 USD
Virginia
243,500 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #245
Forest, VA
60.87%
Virginia
94.18%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units4,137, see rank, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units3,954, 95.58%, see rank89.38%87.55%
Owner Occupied3,269, 79.02%, see rank59.60%56.34%
Renter Occupied685, 16.56%, see rank29.78%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units183, 4.42%, see rank10.62%12.45%
For Rent16, 0.39%, see rank2.10%2.34%
For Sale Only100, 2.42%, see rank1.09%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied34, 0.82%, see rank1.20%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use0, 0.00%, see rank2.67%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.03%
Other Vacant33, 0.80%, see rank3.55%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #102
Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
198919801976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Forest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units3,269100%2,028,24474,787,460
With a Mortgage2,22067.91%, see rank71.14%65.58%
Without a Mortgage1,04932.09%, see rank28.86%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Forest, VA
1,476 USD
Virginia
1,742 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsForest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
$299 or Less90.41%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $499703.15%, see rank1.45%1.59%
$500 to $699733.29%, see rank3.72%5.01%
$700 to $99940418.20%, see rank10.40%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49957725.99%, see rank23.15%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99949122.12%, see rank21.20%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99945120.32%, see rank24.77%19.52%
$3,000 or More1456.53%, see rank15.06%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Forest, VA
21.70% of the Total Income
Virginia
23.20% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Forest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
10% or Less2169.73%, see rank6.18%5.86%
10% to 20%68830.99%, see rank32.74%31.95%
20% to 30%81236.58%, see rank29.30%27.64%
30% to 40%2009.01%, see rank13.96%13.74%
40% or More29613.33%, see rank17.46%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Forest, VA
389 USD
Virginia
429 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsForest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
$199 or Less504.77%, see rank8.34%7.76%
$200 to $29916315.54%, see rank17.18%14.70%
$300 to $49958455.67%, see rank35.90%34.63%
$500 to $69917917.06%, see rank20.27%21.16%
$700 or More736.96%, see rank18.31%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Forest, VA
10.00% of the Total Income
Virginia
10.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Forest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
10% or Less64961.87%, see rank46.49%40.19%
10% to 20%17616.78%, see rank29.97%31.47%
20% to 30%13312.68%, see rank10.53%12.24%
30% to 40%585.53%, see rank4.67%5.64%
40% or More333.15%, see rank7.24%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units4,137, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
1-unit, Detached2,818, 68.12%, see rank61.97%61.65%
1-unit, Attached758, 18.32%, see rank10.88%5.82%
2 Units0, 0.00%, see rank1.67%3.75%
3 or 4 Units83, 2.01%, see rank2.74%4.43%
5 to 9 Units235, 5.68%, see rank4.64%4.78%
10 or More Units150, 3.63%, see rank12.76%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.93, 2.25%, see rank5.34%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units4,137, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
1 Room0, 0.00%, see rank1.33%1.95%
2 Rooms50, 1.21%, see rank1.73%2.48%
3 Rooms166, 4.01%, see rank6.92%9.13%
4 Rooms446, 10.78%, see rank14.48%16.60%
5 Rooms511, 12.35%, see rank17.82%20.41%
6 Rooms649, 15.69%, see rank16.80%18.06%
7 Rooms486, 11.75%, see rank13.06%12.27%
8 Rooms899, 21.73%, see rank10.92%8.48%
9 Rooms or More930, 22.48%, see rank16.94%10.60%
Median Rooms7.00, see rank6.005.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units4,137, 100%3,403,241132,741,033
No Bedroom9, 0.22%, see rank1.46%2.17%
1 Bedroom172, 4.16%, see rank8.47%11.16%
2 Bedrooms842, 20.35%, see rank23.83%26.69%
3 Bedrooms1,877, 45.37%, see rank39.65%39.70%
4 Bedrooms1,058, 25.57%, see rank20.28%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms179, 4.33%, see rank6.31%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Housing Units3,954, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Utility Gas166, 4.20%, see rank33.74%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas107, 2.71%, see rank4.51%4.86%
Electricity3,609, 91.27%, see rank52.28%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.63, 1.59%, see rank6.01%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.12%
Wood9, 0.23%, see rank2.76%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.05%
Other Fuel0, 0.00%, see rank0.29%0.47%
No Fuel Used0, 0.00%, see rank0.30%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalForest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent625, 100%957,68639,201,928
$199 or Less0, 0.00%, see rank1.61%1.50%
$200 to $2990, 0.00%, see rank2.46%3.18%
$300 to $49976, 12.16%, see rank5.54%7.37%
$500 to $699144, 23.04%, see rank10.39%16.01%
$700 to $999248, 39.68%, see rank22.57%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499109, 17.44%, see rank30.50%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99925, 4.00%, see rank15.76%9.79%
$2,000 or More23, 3.68%, see rank11.16%6.10%
Median$783, see rank$1,108$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units3,954, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
No Vehicles Available138, 3.49%, see rank6.38%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available941, 23.80%, see rank30.54%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available1,638, 41.43%, see rank38.24%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available1,237, 31.28%, see rank24.84%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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