Demographics

People

Total Population1,652
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+713
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,394
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,958
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,056
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$648
Median House Value$77,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
Irish14.3%
English7.6%
French Except Basque4.2%
Dutch3.6%
Polish3.3%
Italian2.5%
Scottish0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
African0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
German0.2%
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Forest Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHardin 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
Arlington1,453$68,155
Dunkirk756$47,500
Kirby119$56,250
Mount Blanchard466$66,875
Patterson152$35,833
Wharton346$64,375

Forest Public Libraries

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

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