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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: 1,788 (1,723 occupied: 1,778 owner occupied, 37 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

2%
State:

34%

Housing density: 193 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $257,480.

Median contract rent in 2015: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $173, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $6,122


Median gross rent in Forest Hills, TN in 2015: over $2,000

Housing units in Forest Hills with a mortgage: 1,111 (143 second mortgage, 186 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 506

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $226,326

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $190,334

Median monthly housing costs: $2,250


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Forest Hills, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $790,640 (it was $372,000 in 2000)
Forest Hills:

$790,640
Tennessee:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $575,769 - $1,150,785
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,787
  • In family households: 4,496 (1,294 male householders, 156 female householders)
    1,387 spouses, 1,489 children (1,365 natural, 44 adopted, 80 stepchildren), 58 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 72 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 291 (116 male householders (56 living alone)), 112 female householders (112 living alone)), 63 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 710 2-persons, 261 3-persons, 303 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 168 1-person, 52 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

1,124 married couples with children.
68 single-parent households (9 men, 59 women).

95.5% of residents of Forest Hills speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 179 (3.7%)
(79.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

9.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 5283 bedrooms
  • 8794 bedrooms
  • 2455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 233 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ 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:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 2401 vehicle
  • 8792 vehicles
  • 4173 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 291 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 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
  • 62 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 85 rooms
  • 916 rooms
  • 2797 rooms
  • 3188 rooms
  • 9839+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 145 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population

Year house built

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

  • Forest Hills, TN household income distribution

  • Forest Hills, TN household income distribution
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $44,999
  • 53$45,000 to $49,999
  • 74$50,000 to $59,999
  • 122$60,000 to $74,999
  • 171$75,000 to $99,999
  • 201$100,000 to $124,999
  • 62$125,000 to $149,999
  • 184$150,000 to $199,999
  • 592$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Forest Hills, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Forest Hills, TN
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 27$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 83$300,000 to $399,999
  • 286$400,000 to $499,999
  • 704$500,000 to $749,999
  • 344$750,000 to $999,999
  • 305$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 127$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 109$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Forest Hills, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Forest Hills, TN
  • 10$300 to $349
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 41$2,500 to $2,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 211995 to March 2000
  • 181990 to 1994
  • 391985 to 1989
  • 61980 to 1984
  • 151975 to 1979
  • 51970 to 1974
  • 381965 to 1969
  • 37Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Forest Hills population
Forest Hills commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 32
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 105
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 285
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 453
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 510
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 195
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 262
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 36
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 16
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 21
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8
  • 90 or more minutes: 37
Forest Hills, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.6%
Number of people working at home: 174 (8.2% of all workers)

Forest Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,796 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 131 (6%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (1%)
  • Other means: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 174 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 998
 United States or American: 558
 German: 473
 Irish: 434
 Other groups: 319
 Scotch-Irish: 272
 Scottish: 256
 French (except Basque): 116
 Polish: 74
 European: 73
 Norwegian: 45
 Russian: 41
 Hungarian: 37
 Dutch: 36
 Greek: 32
 Iranian: 28
 British: 27
 Finnish: 25
 Northern European: 23
 Czech: 23
 Italian: 23
 Swedish: 22
 Welsh: 20
 Subsaharan African:: 16
 South African: 16
 Ukrainian: 16
 Danish: 14
 Lebanese: 14
 Arab:: 14
 Australian: 13
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 12
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 12
 Swiss: 11
 Belgian: 11
 Austrian: 8
 Slavic: 8
 Eastern European: 6
 Albanian: 4

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

  • 15%United Kingdom
  • 15%Vietnam
  • 11%Iran
  • 11%Poland
  • 9%South Africa
  • 7%Australia
  • 7%Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • This state: 2,338
  • Northeast: 351
  • Midwest: 528
  • South: 1,063
  • West: 293

65% of Forest Hills residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Tennessee.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 48
  • Less than 1 year of college: 27
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 145
  • Associate degree: 26
  • Bachelor's degree: 594
  • Master's degree: 236
  • Professional school degree: 406
  • Doctorate degree: 137

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: 9
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 162
  • Less than 1 year of college: 52
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 266
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 635
  • Master's degree: 335
  • Professional school degree: 83
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.0%Females
Forest Hills marital status for males
Forest Hills marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,763
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 9
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Forest Hills:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 444
Here:

62.4%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 168
Here:

66.4%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

39.1%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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)