Forest, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 1,435 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 699  (48.7%)
Females: 736  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45843.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,341 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Forest:

$45,341
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,942 (it was $15,342 in 2000)

Forest village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,398 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Forest:

$91,398
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,456; detached houses: $150,290; townhouses or other attached units: $109,118; in 2-unit structures: $104,282; mobile homes: $92,482

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forest: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.1%
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  • Races in Forest, OH (2010)
    • 1,42297.3%White alone
    • 161.1%Two or more races
    • 151.0%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Forest, Ohio as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forest is 789 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Forest by year

Type

2005

2006

2010

2011

2012

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(67.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(135.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(813.6)
7
(480.4)
5
(347.0)
12
(820.8)
15
(1,029)
5
(347.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(2,034)
14
(960.9)
13
(902.2)
23
(1,573)
23
(1,578)
15
(1,042)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(203.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.4)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)202.072.165.9139.5155.766.0

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City-data.com crime index in Forest, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Ohio average:

1.95
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Ancestries: German (31.3%), American (19.7%), English (6.7%), Irish (5.2%), Eastern European (1.9%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile   (low).

Forest, Ohio map

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $770 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $798 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (59.9 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (228.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Patterson, OH (1.2 miles),
Wharton, OH (2.2 miles ),
Kirby, OH (2.2 miles),
Dunkirk, OH (2.6 miles ),
Mount Blanchard, OH (2.7 miles ),
Marseilles, OH (3.1 miles),
Dola, OH (3.1 miles),
Arlington, OH (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 83.51 W

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Forest, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forest, OH in 2017
Forest satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Forest, OH residents
Average permit cost in Forest, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in Forest, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Warehousing & storage (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (23.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Warehousing & storage (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.0%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Forest, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Forest, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forest, Ohio average temperatures Forest, Ohio average precipitation Forest, Ohio humidity Forest, Ohio wind speed Forest, Ohio snowfall Forest, Ohio sunshine Forest, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Forest, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Forest village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 181.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from Forest center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Forest:

  • ARLINGTON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ARLINGTON, OH)
  • LOU IN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • RAVENWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • CORINTHIAN THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • HARDIN COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF WYANDOT COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH)

Airports located in Forest:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest:

  • Ohio Northern University (about 17 miles; Ada, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)
  • The University of Findlay (about 19 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 28 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Tiffin University (about 28 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 34 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Terra State Community College (about 43 miles; Fremont, OH; FT enrollment: 2,119)

Library in Forest:

  • FOREST-JACKSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $120,937; Location: 102 W. LIMA ST; 16,907 books; 160 audio materials; 1,053 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forest: Jackson - Forest Joint Ambulance District (A), Forest Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forest include: Forest United Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forest and their reported violations in the past:

FOREST VILLAGE (Population served: 1,488, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Forest (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank, National Association: at 118 East Lima Street, branch established on 1904/10/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.3 mil, Deposits: $47.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Forest:

Marital status in Forest, OH
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

For population 25 years and over in Forest:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forest
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forest, OH (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,76932
Evangelical Protestant3,89838
Catholic1,8002
Black Protestant611
Other-1
None20,530-
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: 4
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hardin County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Hardin County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forest:

49.0%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forest:

45.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.0%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest:

76.8%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,579$33,4745$2,146
Parks and Recreation 1$2,438$29,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,442$29,3040$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,609$43,3087$300
Financial Administration 1$2,486$29,8320$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,833$21,9961$137
Sewerage 1$3,828$45,9360$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$396
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$24,340$32,45314$2,979

Forest government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $223,000 ($155.40)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($127.53)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($112.20)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($83.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($67.60)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($66.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($57.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($34.15)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($27.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($6.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $325,000 ($226.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($22.30)

Forest government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $208,000 ($144.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($62.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($8.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($27.18)
    Highways: $16,000 ($11.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $251,000 ($174.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($37.63)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $326,000 ($227.18)
    Property: $26,000 ($18.12)
    Death and Gift: $9,000 ($6.27)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.70)

Forest government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,795,000 ($2644.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,526,000 ($2457.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $269,000 ($187.46)

Forest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $958,000 ($667.60)

5.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Ohio average:

5.23%

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 Logan County, OH  0.96% ($35,651 average AGI)
from Allen County, OH  0.89% ($34,429)
from Hancock County, OH  0.71% ($38,025)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Ohio average:

5.51%

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 Hancock County, OH  0.86% ($40,442 average AGI)
to Logan County, OH  0.77% ($55,412)
to Allen County, OH  0.76% ($34,976)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIN (1330 AM; 1 kW; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest:

  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYNT (95.9 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSB (91.1 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDIF (94.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPFX-FM (107.7 FM; NORTH BALTIMORE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKY-FM (103.7 FM; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVI (96.7 FM; FOSTORIA, OH; Owner: TCB HOLDINGS, INC./ C/O ROPPE CORPOR)
  • W286AB (105.1 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W231AJ (94.1 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUND)

TV broadcast stations around Forest:

  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WFND-LP (Channel 22; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

Forest fatal accident list:

Feb 9, 1980 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.0mTotal length
  • $110,000Total costs
  • 27,547Total average daily traffic
  • 8,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,783Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Forest, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 102000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forest, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forest)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Forest Station, Lat: 40.817500 Lon: -83.496083, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Forest North, Lat: 40.804889 Lon: -83.510194, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQNB971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Michael J Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 West Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140, Email:
  • Forest East, Lat: 40.804889 Lon: -83.510194, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQNB971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Michael J Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 West Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140, Email:
  • Forest South, Lat: 40.804889 Lon: -83.510194, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQNB971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Michael J Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 West Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140, Email:
  • Forest West, Lat: 40.804889 Lon: -83.510194, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQNB971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Michael J Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company, 3225 West Elm St, Lima, OH 45805, Phone: (419) 999-2824, Fax: (419) 999-2140, Email:
  • FOREST WT, E Blaine St (Lat: 40.804889 Lon: -83.510139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQYI866,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/12/2026, Certifier: Mike Birkemeier, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company Inc, 807 S. Sr 3, Rushville, IN 46173, Phone: (866) 586-1518, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PHANTOM X-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2496W , Serial Number: PX100088, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Terry L Coats, 16311 Tr 82, Forest, OH 45843

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 34. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2010, and the least - 14 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Forest, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.8%), and Outside Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forest, OH
    • 29350.8%Structure Fires
    • 22238.5%Outside Fires
    • 6110.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest, OH
Most common first names in Forest, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2882.8 years
Robert2172.9 years
William2172.6 years
John1874.6 years
Charles1577.1 years
Carl1475.9 years
Ralph1375.6 years
George1375.9 years
Ruth1379.4 years
Paul1274.6 years
Most common last names in Forest, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1974.5 years
Baker1386.9 years
Snider1081.4 years
Jones977.5 years
Lawrence972.6 years
Cramer976.2 years
Clinger977.3 years
Cooper978.6 years
Jolliff882.5 years
Parsell876.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forest, OH
  • 78.1%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forest, OH
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 28.5%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Other fuel
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Forest compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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