Forest City, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,741 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 841  (48.3%)
Females: 900  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18421.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,652 (it was $26,766 in 2000)
Forest City:

$46,652
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,649 (it was $15,774 in 2000)

Forest City borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $110,195 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Forest City:

$110,195
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $224,000; detached houses: $237,237; townhouses or other attached units: $147,549; in 2-unit structures: $160,006; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $40,394; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,085; mobile homes: $99,312

Median gross rent in 2019: $649.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forest City: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Forest City, PA (2019)
    • 1,68989.3%White alone
    • 1055.5%Black alone
    • 703.7%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Two or more races

Races in Forest City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Forest City, Pennsylvania as of April 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forest City is 2,092 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Forest City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(111.3)
1
(56.7)
1
(57.7)
3
(175.2)
5
(293.8)
3
(156.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(161.4)
3
(163.5)
5
(277.3)
4
(223.6)
3
(172.2)
3
(169.5)
1
(57.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(111.3)
3
(170.0)
7
(404.2)
14
(817.8)
9
(528.8)
12
(626.0)
26
(1,363)
4
(215.2)
8
(436.0)
7
(388.2)
6
(335.4)
2
(114.8)
2
(113.0)
2
(114.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(890.4)
12
(679.9)
25
(1,443)
24
(1,402)
17
(998.8)
31
(1,617)
15
(786.6)
21
(1,130)
41
(2,234)
34
(1,886)
32
(1,789)
8
(459.2)
18
(1,017)
11
(631.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
1
(58.4)
1
(58.8)
2
(104.3)
3
(157.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.9)
City-Data.com crime index110.250.4102.2153.0140.4148.1181.492.5152.6158.1161.060.882.544.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Forest City, PA

Crime rate in Forest City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: Polish (14.7%), Irish (11.7%), American (11.2%), Italian (8.4%), English (7.5%), German (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/15/1888

Elevation: 1482 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,927 people per square mile   (low).

Forest City, Pennsylvania map

57 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This borough:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,114 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,525 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (19.6 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (92.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (98.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Vandling borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Simpson, PA (2.0 miles ),
Union Dale borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Carbondale, PA (2.4 miles ),
Waymart borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Mayfield borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Prompton borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Jermyn borough, PA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Forest City, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Forest City, PA in 2019
Forest City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Forest City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.3%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Forest City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Food processing workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Forest City, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Forest City, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Forest City-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Forest City borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.9 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Forest City center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 290.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from Forest City center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from Forest City center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 255.2 miles away from Forest City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Susquehanna County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forest City:

  • FOREST CITY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (915 DELAWARE STREET)
  • FOREST CITY NURSING CNTR (915 DELAWARE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forest City:

  • HOME HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CARBONDALE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CARBONDALE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • PARAGON HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • ALLIED HEALTH CARE SERVS/PEAR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • OSPREY RIDGE HEALTHCARE AND RE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest City:

  • Marywood University (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 20 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Misericordia University (about 34 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • King's College (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 40 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 41 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)

Public high school in Forest City:

Public elementary/middle school in Forest City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forest City: Forest City Fire Department (A), Forest City Breaker (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brace Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Harry Lumley (baseball) - Baseball player, Patrick H. O'Malley, Jr. - Actor.

Susquehanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

56.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
147 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Forest City (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Forest City Branch at 521 Main Street, branch established on 2001/02/21. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • The Honesdale National Bank: Forest City Branch at 619 Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $560.7 mil, Deposits: $478.0 mil, headquarters in Honesdale, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Honat Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Forest City:

Marital status in Forest City, PA
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Forest City:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Forest City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forest City, PA (based on Susquehanna County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,5509
Mainline Protestant5,49544
Evangelical Protestant2,16024
Other5015
Orthodox702
None29,580-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Susquehanna County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Susquehanna County:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.5%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Forest City:

29.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forest City:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forest City:

35.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Forest City:

53.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest City:

73.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest City, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 2$8,957$53,7420$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,459$56,7544$2,675
Financial Administration 1$3,085$37,0200$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$237
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$220
Totals for Government 5$21,501$51,6026$3,132

Forest City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $767,000 ($440.55)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($136.13)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($130.96)
    General - Other: $211,000 ($121.19)
    Regular Highways: $128,000 ($73.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($41.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($18.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($9.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $258,000 ($148.19)

Forest City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $372,000 ($213.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($43.08)
    Other: $26,000 ($14.93)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($5.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($8.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($4.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $236,000 ($135.55)
  • Tax - Property: $361,000 ($207.35)
    Individual Income: $139,000 ($79.84)
    Public Utility License: $13,000 ($7.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($6.89)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,000 ($3.45)

Forest City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,442,000 ($3700.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,340,000 ($3641.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($58.59)

Forest City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,653,000 ($1523.84)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.84% ($36,636 average AGI)
from Broome County, NY  0.53% ($44,420)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.52% ($48,552)


5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.91% ($35,608 average AGI)
to Broome County, NY  0.56% ($43,287)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.51% ($30,884)

Businesses in Forest City, PA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Kroger: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest City:

  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest City:

  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNH-FM (95.3 FM; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest City:

  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Forest City fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2018 08:19 PM, Sr-171 Main St, Welsh St, Lat: 41.646372, Lon: -75.466717, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $1,086,000Total costs
  • 8,112Total average daily traffic
  • 466Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,391Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Forest City, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17882.6 years
John12674.8 years
Joseph11774.0 years
Anna8282.7 years
Frank6673.4 years
Helen5580.6 years
William5072.1 years
Michael4772.1 years
Edward3971.2 years
Margaret3680.6 years
Most common last names in Forest City, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1482.3 years
Franceski1380.2 years
Tusar1279.3 years
Skubic1073.4 years
Benarick1079.1 years
Gursky1077.0 years
Trusky975.3 years
Amadio977.6 years
Fitzsimmons971.6 years
Konchar978.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forest City, PA
  • 48.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.9%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forest City, PA
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 25.4%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Forest City compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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