Forest Park, OH

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2022 Population
20,005
0.326% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.5
6.65% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.6%
26% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,690
9.33% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$145,200
15.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Forest Park, OH had a population of 20k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $63,690. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Forest Park, OH grew from 19,940 to 20,005, a 0.326% increase and its median household income grew from $58,257 to $63,690, a 9.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest Park, OH are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (23.1%), Other (Hispanic) (5.42%), White (Hispanic) (4.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.25%).

None of the households in Forest Park, OH 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.

90.4% of the residents in Forest Park, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Forest Park, OH was $145,200, and the homeownership rate was 57.1%.

Most people in Forest Park, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest Park, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Forest Park, OH is home to a population of 20k people, from which 90.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.1% of Forest Park, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.81k people).

In 2022, there were 2.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.9k people) in Forest Park, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.63k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.09k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.4%
2022 Citizenship
91.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.4% of Forest Park, OH residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Forest Park, OH was 91.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Forest Park, OH
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.9k ± 1.05k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.63k ± 864
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 587
11.5%
Hispanic Population
2.3k people

In 2022, there were 2.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.9k people) in Forest Park, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.63k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.09k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.5% of the people in Forest Park, OH are hispanic (2.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Forest Park, OH as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.81k people
13.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.73k people

As of 2022, 14.1% of Forest Park, OH residents (2.81k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forest Park, OH was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    443 ± 164
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    145 ± 105
  3. Korea
    76 ± 64

Forest Park, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Forest Park, OH employs 10.6k people. The largest industries in Forest Park, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,545 people), Manufacturing (1,541 people), and Retail Trade (1,232 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,750), Information ($50,701), and Finance & Insurance ($46,424).

Occupations

10.6k
2022 Value
± 1,078
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 13.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Forest Park, OH grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 10.3k employees to 10.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forest Park, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,408 people), Production Occupations (1,311 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (895 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forest Park, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.6k
2022 Value
± 1,078
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 13.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Forest Park, OH grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 10.3k employees to 10.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forest Park, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,545 people), Manufacturing (1,541 people), and Retail Trade (1,232 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forest Park, OH, though some of these residents may live in Forest Park, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,667
Median earning men ± $5,470
$36,504
Median earning women ± $5,361

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($80,833), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,909), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,957).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,541), Information ($51,929), and Construction ($50,563).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Forest Park, OH was $145,200 in 2022, which is 0.515 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $125,400 to $145,200, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Forest Park, OH is 57.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Forest Park, OH have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Forest Park, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Forest Park, OH is $63,690. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Forest Park, OH was Census Tract 215.08 with a value of $78,438, followed by Census Tract 215.04 and Census Tract 215.05, with respective values of $72,259 and $61,813.

Property

$145,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,931
$4,470
Median Property Taxes
±$561

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest Park, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

57.1%
Homeownership
2022
71.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.1% of the housing units in Forest Park, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 215.08
  2. Census Tract 215.04
  3. Census Tract 215.05

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forest Park, OH was Census Tract 215.08 with a value of $78,438, followed by Census Tract 215.04 and Census Tract 215.05, with respective values of $72,259 and $61,813.

The following map shows all of the places in Forest Park, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,690
Median Household Income
± $8,290
7.83k
Number of Households
± 770

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.83k households in Forest Park, OH grew to $63,690 from the previous year's value of $58,257.

The following chart displays the households in Forest Park, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Forest Park, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.5%)
  2. Carpooled (18.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.53%)

In 2022, 72.5% of workers in Forest Park, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.8%) and those who worked at home (5.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forest Park, OH have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Forest Park, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Forest Park, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Forest Park, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forest Park, OH (2.11k out of 19.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forest Park, OH is Black, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Forest Park, OH has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 9.61% on non-group plans, and 0.778% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, OH see 897 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% increase from the previous year (894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1324 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 230 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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897 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hamilton County, OH

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, OH see an average of 897 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% increase from the previous year (894 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hamilton County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.28%
Uninsured
49.1%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
9.61%
Non-Group
0.778%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forest Park, OH declined by 4.12% from 9.68% to 9.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Forest Park, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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