In 2021, Forest City, IA had a population of 4.28k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $53,559. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Forest City, IA grew from 4,117 to 4,284, a 4.06% increase and its median household income grew from $51,280 to $53,559, a 4.44% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest City, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.16%), White (Hispanic) (2.89%), Other (Hispanic) (1.61%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%).
None of the households in Forest City, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.1% of the residents in Forest City, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forest City, IA are Waldorf University (959 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Forest City, IA was $108,500, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%.
Most people in Forest City, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest City, IA was 2 cars per household.