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Forest Hills, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

Forest Hills,TN index of house prices

Total population: 5,027 (Urban population: 3,778, Rural population: 1,009 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,862 (1,855 occupied: 1,783 owner occupied, 56 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

3%
State:

35%

Housing density: 201 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $305,285.

Median contract rent in 2016: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $173, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $6,339


Median gross rent in Forest Hills, TN in 2016: over $2,000

Housing units in Forest Hills with a mortgage: 1,051 (11 second mortgage, 264 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 735

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $209,939

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $186,110

Median monthly housing costs: $2,300


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Forest Hills, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $876,487 (it was $372,000 in 2000)
Forest Hills:

$876,487
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $624,362 - $1,181,657
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1959

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,122
  • In family households: 4,661 (944 male householders, 596 female householders)
    1,529 spouses, 1,309 children (1,213 natural, 54 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 17 parents, 55 other relatives, 133 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 442 (142 male householders (89 living alone)), 139 female householders (104 living alone)), 159 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 819 2-persons, 332 3-persons, 222 4-persons, 155 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 193 1-person, 57 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

1,070 married couples with children.
42 single-parent households (0 men, 42 women).

96.4% of residents of Forest Hills speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 262 (5.1%)
(69.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

9.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

7.1
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest Hills, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 292 bedrooms
  • 4453 bedrooms
  • 7404 bedrooms
  • 6895+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Hills, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 17no vehicle
  • 1401 vehicle
  • 9232 vehicles
  • 5053 vehicles
  • 1574 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 101 vehicle
  • 102 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Forest Hills, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 64 rooms
  • 505 rooms
  • 656 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 2748 rooms
  • 1,2639+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Hills, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 85 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 287 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Forest Hills, TN household income distribution

  • Forest Hills, TN household income distribution
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 40$40,000 to $44,999
  • 42$45,000 to $49,999
  • 102$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $74,999
  • 106$75,000 to $99,999
  • 137$100,000 to $124,999
  • 191$125,000 to $149,999
  • 242$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,041$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Forest Hills, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Forest Hills, TN
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$200,000 to $249,999
  • 48$300,000 to $399,999
  • 274$400,000 to $499,999
  • 789$500,000 to $749,999
  • 595$750,000 to $999,999
  • 188$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 57$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 184$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Forest Hills, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Forest Hills, TN
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 13$2,000 to $2,499
  • 62$2,500 to $2,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 302010 or later
  • 542000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 75Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population
Forest Hills commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 182
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 227
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 439
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 469
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 297
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 352
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 24
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 83
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 34
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
Forest Hills, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.9%
Number of people working at home: 305 (12.2% of all workers)

Forest Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 610 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 109 (11%)
  • Taxi: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 305 (31%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 571
 English: 266
 European: 230
 Scotch-Irish: 216
 German: 199
 Scottish: 128
 Irish: 117
 British: 92
 Welsh: 48
 Italian: 39
 French (except Basque): 31
 Eastern European: 29
 Swiss: 27
 Greek: 19
 Swedish: 18
 Iranian: 15
 Polish: 13
 Hungarian: 12
 Norwegian: 10
 African: 9
 Canadian: 8
 Lebanese: 8
 French Canadian: 6
 Austrian: 6
 Australian: 3
 Brazilian: 3
 Belgian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 16%France
  • 13%England
  • 13%India
  • 12%Switzerland
  • 8%Canada
  • 6%Korea
  • 6%Iran

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,384
  • Other state: 2,472
  • Northeast: 475
  • Midwest: 540
  • South: 1,168
  • West: 297

88% of Forest Hills residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

Forest Hills:

88.3%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 78
  • Less than 1 year of college: 37
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 106
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 767
  • Master's degree: 290
  • Professional school degree: 371
  • Doctorate degree: 97

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 124
  • Less than 1 year of college: 21
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 235
  • Associate degree: 72
  • Bachelor's degree: 954
  • Master's degree: 327
  • Professional school degree: 75
  • Doctorate degree: 109

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.5%Females
Forest Hills marital status for males
Forest Hills marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,836
  • Two: 22
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 5

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Forest Hills:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Forest Hills
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.9%)
  • Electricity (15.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.7%)
  • Electricity (16.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 372
Here:

67.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 253
Here:

83.0%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

55.2%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)