Demographics

People

Total Population286
Male Share of the Population54.2%
Female Share of the Population45.8%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+90
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married62.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.8%
Median Earnings25+$26,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,000
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$633
Median House Value$77,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.4%
English11.5%
Irish10.5%
French Except Basque6.6%
German2.1%
Greek1.4%
Swedish0.3%
Scottish0.3%
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Forest Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWest Carroll Parish
P.O. Box Zip Codes71242
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.79
Approximate Longitude-91.41

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)

StationLAKE PROVIDENCE
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp53 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches
StationEUDORA
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp33 to 53 F
Apr Temp52 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip56.5 inches
StationONWARD
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 54 F
Apr Temp53 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip57.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonita241$0
Epps976$35,000
Kilbourne337$41,250
Lake Providence2,930$25,486
Oak Grove1,740$33,988
Pioneer202$40,139

Forest Public Schools

Forest School
158 Clover Street
ZIP: 71242
(318) 428-3672
Other
Total Enrollment 555
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