In 2017, Forest City, NC had a population of 66.5k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $38,573. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forest City, NC declined from 66,701 to 66,523, a -0.267% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,144 to $38,573, a 6.72% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest City, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10%), White (Hispanic) (2.52%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.43%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%). N/A% of the people in Forest City, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forest City, NC are Isothermal Community College (603 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Forest City, NC is $109,000, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Forest City, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest City, NC is 2 cars per household.