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People

Total Population 713
Male Share of the Population 56.1%
Female Share of the Population 43.9%
Senior Citizens 7.9%
Employed Population 16+ 264
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,714
% Above Poverty Level 60.4%
% Below Poverty Level 39.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 9.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $708
Median House Value $102,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 9.5%

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

Forest Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles NW of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rapides
Metro Area Alexandria
Standard Zip Codes 71430
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.041
Longitude -92.531

Forest Hill 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 WOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
Station ALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bennetts Bay (71430)

Blue Lake (71430)

Bucks Landing (71430)

Camp Claiborne (71430)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glenmora 1,272 $40,500
Lecompte 972 $42,813
McNary 181 $48,750
Oakdale 7,722 $45,521
Turkey Creek 357 $0
Woodworth 1,121 $75,688

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

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