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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Forest is $32,881, which is about the same as the state average of $33,958 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Forest median household income is $71,685, which has grown by 30.13% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Forest residents spend 17.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 28.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #163

Forest, VA
32,881 USD
Virginia
33,958 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Forest, VA
33,650 USD
Virginia
34,987 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Forest, VA
48,682 USD
Virginia
41,629 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Forest, VA
26,142 USD
Virginia
28,890 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #157
Forest, VA
71,685 USD
Virginia
64,792 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Forest, VA
81,721 USD
Virginia
88,413 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #177
Forest, VA
30.13%
Virginia
38.81%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income29.56%$12,219, see rank24.24%$15,19021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income32.02%$21,790, see rank27.46%$17,75029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income0.40%$1,288, see rank2.06%$3,1082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income22.08%$23,773, see rank21.03%$29,14417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Forest, VA
82,485 USD
Virginia
77,939 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Forest, VA
96,188 USD
Virginia
102,254 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
White$73,536, see rank$69,851$56,900
Black$43,750, see rank$44,288$35,600
Asian$48,032, see rank$94,223$73,244

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
less than 25$13,333, see rank$30,558$25,788
25 to 44$69,009, see rank$70,181$58,398
45 to 64$90,444, see rank$78,740$65,027
65 or over$56,791, see rank$44,048$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over8,048, see rank6,531,424248,775,628
Male13,923, 48.75%, see rank48.67%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,695, 68.70%, see rank71.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank2.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,695, 68.70%, see rank68.86%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,530, 93.88%, see rank92.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3165, 6.12%, see rank7.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,228, 31.30%, see rank28.26%30.72%
Female14,125, 51.25%, see rank51.33%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,496, 60.51%, see rank61.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.51%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,496, 60.51%, see rank60.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,456, 98.40%, see rank93.32%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed340, 1.60%, see rank6.68%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,629, 39.49%, see rank38.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,968, 100%3,964,601141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone4,324, 87.04%, see rank77.46%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled295, 5.94%, see rank9.56%9.59%
Public Transportation44, 0.89%, see rank4.50%5.06%
Walked13, 0.26%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means43, 0.87%, see rank1.51%1.79%
Worked at Home249, 5.01%, see rank4.59%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Forest, VA
17.8 minutes
Virginia
28.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,9863,936,638143,435,233
Male12,530, 50.74%, see rank51.61%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,233, 48.74%, see rank39.95%33.12%
Service Occupations2330, 13.04%, see rank14.02%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2370, 14.62%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations210, 0.40%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2117, 4.62%, see rank9.43%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2355, 14.03%, see rank14.05%17.94%
Female12,456, 49.26%, see rank48.39%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,147, 46.70%, see rank45.17%40.04%
Service Occupations2454, 18.49%, see rank19.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2825, 33.59%, see rank29.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations230, 1.22%, see rank4.52%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Forest, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,986, 100%3,936,638143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining18, 0.36%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction211, 4.23%, see rank6.45%6.17%
Manufacturing604, 12.11%, see rank7.36%10.43%
Wholesale Trade137, 2.75%, see rank1.93%2.75%
Retail Trade484, 9.71%, see rank10.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities235, 4.71%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information133, 2.67%, see rank2.13%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing332, 6.66%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
501, 10.05%, see rank14.72%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,434, 28.76%, see rank21.68%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
381, 7.64%, see rank8.81%9.49%
Public Administration254, 5.09%, see rank9.37%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration262, 5.25%, see rank5.25%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Forest, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty5615.62%, see rank11.52%15.59%
Family in Poverty1033.54%, see rank8.24%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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