In 2019, Forest City, NC had a population of 66.6k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $42,608. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Forest City, NC grew from 66,532 to 66,599, a 0.101% increase and its median household income grew from $40,347 to $42,608, a 5.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest City, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.52%), White (Hispanic) (3.48%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.77%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.719%). 0% of the households in Forest City, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.7% of the residents in Forest City, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forest City, NC are Isothermal Community College (1,078 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Forest City, NC was $118,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Forest City, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest City, NC was 2 cars per household.