In 2017, Forest City, IA had a population of 4.08k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $47,198. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forest City, IA grew from 4,043 to 4,083, a 0.989% increase and its median household income declined from $49,309 to $47,198, a -4.28% decrease.
The population of Forest City, IA is 89% White Alone, 4.56% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.62% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Forest City, IA speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forest City, IA are Waldorf University (757 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Forest City, IA is $95,700, and the homeownership rate is 67.4%. Most people in Forest City, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest City, IA is 2 cars per household.