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People

Total Population 2,775
Male Share of the Population 43.7%
Female Share of the Population 56.3%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,336
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,516
% Above Poverty Level 70.8%
% Below Poverty Level 29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $81,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Green Forest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NE of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 72638
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.335
Longitude -93.435

Green Forest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARRISON BOONE CO AP
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 48 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station HUNTSVILLE 1 SSW
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station OZARK BEACH
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Green Forest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Osage (72638)

Rule (72638)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpena 443 $27,031
Berryville 5,339 $41,833
Eureka Springs 2,054 $43,516
Harrison 13,131 $40,316
Oak Grove 425 $46,250
Omaha 198 $21,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Green Forest High Schools

GREEN FOREST HIGH SCHOOL
800 PHILLIPS AVENUE
870-438-5203
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 456 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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