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Demographics

People

Total Population223
Male Share of the Population55.6%
Female Share of the Population44.4%
Senior Citizens22%
Employed Population 16+99
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married64%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$43,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,364

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,750
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$497
Median House Value$85,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
English9%
Irish5.4%
Scottish4.9%
French Except Basque3.6%
Greek1.3%
Swedish0.9%
German0.9%
Italian0.4%
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Forest Almanac

CategoryValue
County West 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
Bonita137$16,667
Epps1,167$31,250
Kilbourne389$44,375
Lake Providence3,779$23,507
Oak Grove1,538$41,250
Pioneer96$41,250

Forest Public Schools

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