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Demographics

People

Total Population1,575
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens8.4%
Employed Population 16+723
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.3%
Median Earnings25+$28,214
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,568

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,031
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$657
Median House Value$79,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
Irish18.1%
English7.9%
Swiss3.5%
French Except Basque3.2%
Italian2.8%
Dutch2%
Scottish1.4%
Polish0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Russian0.4%
German0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Forest Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hardin County
Standard Zip Codes45843
Phone Area Codes419
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.8
Approximate Longitude-83.51

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)

StationKENTON
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationMARION 2 N
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationTIFFIN
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington1,439$65,208
Dunkirk818$48,558
Kirby120$41,875

Forest Public Libraries

Forest-jackson Public Library
102 W. LIMA ST
Forest, Ohio
(419) 273-2400

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