In 2020, Forest City, IA had a population of 4.12k people with a median age of 32.3 and a median household income of $51,280. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Forest City, IA grew from 3,928 to 4,117, a 4.81% increase and its median household income grew from $49,022 to $51,280, a 4.61% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forest City, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (87%), White (Hispanic) (3.72%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.92%).
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.
98.7% of the residents in Forest City, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forest City, IA are Waldorf University (1,059 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Forest City, IA was $91,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.
Most people in Forest City, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest City, IA was 2 cars per household.