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Population in 2010: 9,106. Population change since 2000: +13.7%
Males: 4,588  (50.4%)
Females: 4,518  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24502, 24503, 24551.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,810 (it was $55,089 in 2000)
Forest:

$69,810
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,811

Forest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $226,356 (it was $135,100 in 2000)
Forest:

$226,356
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $215,196; Detached houses: $233,718; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,688; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $199,204; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,715; Mobile homes: $42,596

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • White alone - 8,467 (88.0%)
  • Black alone - 808 (8.4%)
  • Asian alone - 186 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forest: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (18.2%), United States (15.0%), German (12.9%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 623 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Forest:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest CDP:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

250 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This place:  2.6%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Forest, Virginia as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forest to the number of sex offenders is 569 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,165 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $952 (0.5%)

Forest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (5.8 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (94.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Timberlake, VA (1.7 miles ), Lynchburg, VA (2.4 miles ), Madison Heights, VA (3.1 miles ), Rustburg, VA (3.4 miles ), Big Island, VA (3.5 miles ), Bedford, VA (3.8 miles ), Altavista, VA (4.2 miles ), Amherst, VA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 79.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +501 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,140 (23.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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Average climate in Forest, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Forest place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from Forest center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Forest center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bedford County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Rashad Jennings - Player of football.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forest:

  • SUMMIT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • GENERATION SOLUTIONS OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORT HILL, VA)
  • TIMOTHY AND BETHANY HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LYNCHBURG, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Forest, VA

Airports located in Forest:


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Amtrak station near Forest:

  • 7 miles: LYNCHBURG (825 KEMPER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest:

  • Lynchburg College (about 6 miles; Lynchburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • Liberty University (about 6 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 25,053)
  • Washington and Lee University (about 31 miles; Lexington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 41 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • National College-Salem (about 42 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Longwood University (about 49 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,951)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 20,854)

Public high school in Forest:

Private high school in Forest:

  • TIMBERLAKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 263; Location: 202 HORIZON DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forest:

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Notable locations in Forest: Poplar Forest Golf Course (A), Camp Ruthers (B), Colonial Hills Golf Course (C), Campbell County Rescue Squad Number 5 (D), Forest Fire Station Company Number5 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Forest Shopping Center (1), Graves Mill Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forest include: Pleasant View Church (A), Saint Stephens Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Forest Level Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Poplar Forest Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Thomas Jefferson's Poplar (Art Museums; P O Box 419) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Bedford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.59

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

NEW LONDON HOUSE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forest, VA

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Forest compared to Virginia state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Forest (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Graves Mill Branch at 17923 Forest Rd, branch established on 1989/12/26; Forest Branch at 14785 Forest Road, branch established on 1979/02/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First National Bank: Forest Branch at 14417 Forest Road, branch established on 2004/08/01. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $341.9 mil, Deposits: $310.4 mil, headquarters in Altavista, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation
  • StellarOne Bank: Forest Branch at 14915 Forest Road, branch established on 1935/11/06. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Select Bank: at 211 Gristmill Drive, branch established on 2007/06/04. Info updated 2009/01/23: Bank assets: $103.4 mil, Deposits: $92.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Graves Mill Branch at Us Route 221 And Graves Mill Road, branch established on 1994/09/28. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of the James: Forest Branch at 17000 Forest Road, branch established on 2004/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $427.0 mil, Deposits: $375.0 mil, headquarters in Lynchburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The James Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Graves Mill Center at 17967 Forest Road, branch established on 1989/09/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Lynchburg Branch at 101 Annjo Court, branch established on 2006/03/01. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Bedford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Bedford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bedford County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bedford County:

27.1%
Virginia:

26.7%

8.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lynchburg city, VA  1.38% ($59,065 average AGI)
from Roanoke city, VA  0.88% ($31,055)
from Campbell County, VA  0.76% ($41,317)


7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($187 average AGI)
Bedford County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lynchburg city, VA  1.29% ($43,389 average AGI)
to Roanoke city, VA  0.87% ($25,799)
to Campbell County, VA  0.61% ($36,858)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest:

  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKPA (1170 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: SEVEN HILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBRG (1050 AM; 1 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVGM (1320 AM; 1 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWZ (1280 AM; 5 kW; APPOMATTOX, VA; Owner: ONECOM, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WAMV (1420 AM; 2 kW; AMHERST, VA; Owner: COMMUNITY FIRST BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest:

  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W229AE (93.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W280DB (103.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWMC (90.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVBE-FM (100.1 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W265AS (100.9 FM; CONCORD, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)
  • WLNI (105.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WJJX (101.7 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest:

  • WTLU-CA (Channel 19; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W40BM (Channel 40; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W60BM (Channel 60; RUSTBURG, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forest)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Forest Trail Smith Mountain (Lat: 37.036250 Lon: -79.541417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: KVJ804
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.375 MHz, 159.435 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2005, Expiration Date: 04/21/2015, Certifier: W A Hylton
    Registrant: Virginia Information Technology Agency (Vita), 11751 Meadowville Lane, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Fax: (804) 416-6353, Email:
  • Lat: 37.338889 Lon: -79.261944, Call Sign: WPSE318
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz, 159.510 MHz, 159.525 MHz, 159.690 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Elecom, Inc., 195 Communication Court, Madison Heights, VA 24572, Phone: (434) 845-4371, Fax: (434) 845-8139, Email:
  • Lat: 37.381806 Lon: -79.314472, Call Sign: WPSH287
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.750 MHz, 456.750 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 457.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2011, Expiration Date: 04/24/2021, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Elecom Inc, 1077 Wright Shop Rd, Madison Heights, VA 24572, Phone: (804) 845-4371, Fax: (804) 845-8139
  • 1 Cavalier Cir (Lat: 37.375944 Lon: -79.303083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQHF597
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/18/2007, Expiration Date: 07/18/2017, Certifier: Victor Gosnell
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lynchburg W.I.L.D., Wild Detector, Rr Mp N215.5 (Lat: 37.363528 Lon: -79.296972), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 3.4 m, Call Sign: WQOJ790, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.025 MHz, 161.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/20/2021, Certifier: Jr Celio/Tj
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Email:
  • Lat: 37.274389 Lon: -79.340000, Call Sign: WQOY918
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.762 MHz, 466.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2022, Certifier: Jane Spouse
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GOODE, 2 Mi W (Lat: 37.329861 Lon: -79.310028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WPOU753
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11622.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2009, Expiration Date: 08/06/2019, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Koko, 1184 Ashwood Park (Lat: 37.367028 Lon: -79.303944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOT368
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Ivy Lake, 7293 Cottontown Road (Lat: 37.422111 Lon: -79.304667), Type: Upole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQOT369
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Forest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$188,84384$201,879287$186,90920$93,6593$493,77311$132,5090$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$26,3605$165,70418$176,1591$286,4200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$172,73210$236,34354$189,2575$98,5780$07$155,3871$162,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$303,5553$115,97729$189,2322$173,9650$03$128,5700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$205,5931$181,87013$203,4970$00$03$162,2470$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$212,06210$178,0920$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,1804$216,3550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$104,5554$315,8581$131,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$126,0804$185,1650$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 29

Incident types - Forest


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest, VA

Most common first names in Forest, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6472.9 years
John5974.0 years
Mary4679.8 years
Robert4471.4 years
James4269.2 years
Dorothy2780.5 years
Charles2675.5 years
Thomas2272.5 years
George2072.2 years
Helen1878.0 years
Most common last names in Forest, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2779.0 years
Smith2177.8 years
White2082.0 years
Witt1970.3 years
Anderson1873.1 years
Johnson1774.9 years
Overstreet1679.3 years
Wilson1671.8 years
Jones1570.1 years
Wright1580.7 years
Businesses in Forest, VA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS2SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS5
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Nike1
Browse common businesses in Forest, VA

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas Kummetz (21)
  • Scott J. Shargots (17)
  • Matthew W. Ales (14)
  • Harold James Marshall (11)
  • Michael J. Edwards (11)
  • Van E. Hanson (10)
  • Lewis A. Walton (10)
  • Daniel J. Morris (10)
  • Van Hanson (9)
  • Fred William Phillips (7)

Total of 198 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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