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People

Total Population 6,501
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,325
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 49.9%
Median Earnings25+ $46,806
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,396
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,178

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,327
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 9.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $710
Median House Value $117,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 22.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Forest Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15221
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.419
Longitude -79.85

Forest Hills 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 MCKEESPORT
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braddock 2,030 $24,313
Braddock Hills 1,713 $66,250
Churchill 3,006 $94,350

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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