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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Forrest City, Arkansas was 14,774 / 13,195

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most Common Industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services13.2% (539)5.2% (104)21.0% (435)
Health care8.2% (335)2.3% (47)13.9% (288)
Accommodation and food services7.3% (298)6.1% (122)8.5% (176)
Public administration7.2% (295)7.6% (153)6.9% (142)
Food6.8% (279)7.7% (156)5.9% (123)
Construction4.5% (185)8.5% (171)0.7% (14)
Department and other general merchandise stores3.9% (158)1.8% (37)5.9% (121)
Finance and insurance3.1% (126)3.0% (61)3.1% (65)
Food and beverage stores3.0% (122)2.1% (43)3.8% (79)
Computer and electronic products2.8% (116)3.0% (61)2.7% (55)
Metal and metal products2.5% (102)5.1% (102)0.0% (0)
Truck transportation2.4% (100)3.1% (63)1.8% (37)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.2% (88)2.2% (45)2.1% (43)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.1% (84)2.0% (40)2.1% (44)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting2.0% (81)3.9% (79)0.1% (2)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.9% (78)2.3% (46)1.5% (32)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.7% (69)2.6% (53)0.8% (16)
Plastics and rubber products1.6% (67)1.6% (33)1.6% (34)
Machinery1.6% (64)2.8% (57)0.3% (7)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.5% (60)1.5% (30)1.5% (30)
Personal and laundry services1.4% (57)1.2% (25)1.5% (32)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.3% (55)1.0% (21)1.6% (34)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.3% (54)1.4% (29)1.2% (25)
Transportation equipment1.2% (50)2.4% (48)0.1% (2)
Social assistance1.1% (44)0.2% (5)1.9% (39)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.0% (40)1.3% (26)0.7% (14)
Warehousing and storage0.9% (38)1.5% (31)0.3% (7)
Chemicals0.9% (38)1.6% (32)0.3% (6)
Other direct selling establishments0.8% (33)1.0% (21)0.6% (12)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.7% (29)1.4% (29)0.0% (0)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.7% (28)1.4% (28)0.0% (0)
Apparel0.6% (26)0.7% (15)0.5% (11)
Repair and maintenance0.6% (26)1.3% (26)0.0% (0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.6% (24)0.9% (18)0.3% (6)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.5% (22)0.7% (14)0.4% (8)
Gasoline stations0.5% (20)0.0% (0)1.0% (20)
Utilities0.5% (19)0.6% (13)0.3% (6)
Petroleum and coal products0.4% (16)0.5% (10)0.3% (6)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.4% (15)0.5% (11)0.2% (4)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.3% (14)0.7% (14)0.0% (0)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.3% (13)0.6% (13)0.0% (0)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3% (13)0.1% (2)0.5% (11)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.3% (13)0.2% (5)0.4% (8)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.3% (11)0.0% (1)0.5% (10)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2% (10)0.5% (10)0.0% (0)
Wood products0.2% (10)0.5% (10)0.0% (0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2% (10)0.0% (0)0.5% (10)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.2% (8)0.0% (0)0.4% (8)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.2% (8)0.1% (2)0.3% (6)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Printing and related support activities0.2% (8)0.1% (2)0.3% (6)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2% (7)0.0% (0)0.3% (7)
Retail florists0.2% (7)0.0% (0)0.3% (7)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2% (7)0.3% (7)0.0% (0)
Private households0.2% (7)0.0% (0)0.3% (7)
Paper0.1% (6)0.3% (6)0.0% (0)
U. S. Postal service0.1% (5)0.0% (0)0.2% (5)
Textile mills and textile products0.1% (5)0.2% (5)0.0% (0)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1% (5)0.2% (5)0.0% (0)
Music stores0.1% (5)0.0% (1)0.2% (4)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.1% (4)0.2% (4)0.0% (0)

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations including supervisors6.6% (269)7.6% (153)5.6% (116)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers5.3% (217)1.8% (36)8.8% (181)
Cashiers4.3% (174)0.3% (6)8.1% (168)
Retail sales workers except cashiers4.0% (164)3.2% (64)4.8% (100)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.8% (155)0.0% (0)7.5% (155)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.6% (149)4.8% (97)2.5% (52)
Cooks and food preparation workers3.6% (146)2.4% (49)4.7% (97)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.5% (142)3.0% (60)4.0% (82)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.3% (136)6.2% (124)0.6% (12)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers3.3% (134)4.1% (83)2.5% (51)
Metal workers and plastic workers3.1% (126)5.3% (107)0.9% (19)
Laborers and material movers, hand3.0% (124)4.5% (91)1.6% (33)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists2.7% (111)1.3% (26)4.1% (85)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.7% (110)1.6% (32)3.8% (78)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.2% (91)2.8% (57)1.6% (34)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors2.1% (85)1.7% (35)2.4% (50)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.0% (83)1.5% (30)2.6% (53)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.0% (81)0.0% (0)3.9% (81)
Top executives1.7% (69)2.6% (53)0.8% (16)
Food processing workers1.6% (67)1.5% (31)1.7% (36)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand1.6% (64)3.2% (64)0.0% (0)
Health technologists and technicians1.5% (63)0.3% (6)2.8% (57)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.5% (61)0.2% (5)2.7% (56)
Assemblers and fabricators1.4% (59)2.2% (45)0.7% (14)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.4% (57)2.8% (57)0.0% (0)
Secondary school teachers1.3% (54)0.7% (15)1.9% (39)
Postsecondary teachers1.3% (52)1.4% (29)1.1% (23)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.1% (45)0.7% (14)1.5% (31)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers1.1% (44)1.9% (38)0.3% (6)
Personal appearance workers1.1% (43)0.7% (15)1.4% (28)
Agricultural workers including supervisors1.1% (43)2.0% (41)0.1% (2)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.0% (42)1.2% (25)0.8% (17)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.0% (42)1.7% (34)0.4% (8)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.0% (41)1.7% (35)0.3% (6)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.0% (41)2.0% (41)0.0% (0)
Accountants and auditors1.0% (40)0.8% (17)1.1% (23)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers1.0% (39)1.9% (39)0.0% (0)
Construction laborers0.9% (37)1.8% (37)0.0% (0)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers0.8% (31)0.3% (7)1.2% (24)
Lawyers0.7% (29)1.4% (29)0.0% (0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.6% (26)0.4% (8)0.9% (18)
Computer specialists0.6% (24)0.5% (11)0.6% (13)
Engineers0.6% (24)1.2% (24)0.0% (0)
Printing workers0.6% (24)0.7% (15)0.4% (9)
Religious workers0.6% (23)0.7% (15)0.4% (8)
Waiters and waitresses0.6% (23)0.3% (6)0.8% (17)
Child care workers0.5% (22)0.0% (0)1.1% (22)
Registered nurses0.5% (22)0.0% (0)1.1% (22)
Media and communication equipment workers0.5% (22)0.5% (10)0.6% (12)
Other financial specialists0.5% (20)0.0% (1)0.9% (19)
Carpenters0.5% (20)1.0% (20)0.0% (0)
Farmers and farm managers0.4% (16)0.8% (16)0.0% (0)
Business operations specialists0.4% (16)0.6% (12)0.2% (4)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.4% (16)0.5% (10)0.3% (6)
Electricians0.4% (15)0.7% (15)0.0% (0)
Other construction workers and helpers0.4% (15)0.3% (7)0.4% (8)
Life and physical scientists0.3% (14)0.7% (14)0.0% (0)
Therapists0.3% (14)0.0% (0)0.7% (14)
Physicians and surgeons0.3% (14)0.7% (14)0.0% (0)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.3% (13)0.6% (13)0.0% (0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.3% (12)0.2% (5)0.3% (7)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.3% (12)0.6% (12)0.0% (0)
Communications equipment operators0.3% (12)0.0% (0)0.6% (12)
Financial managers0.3% (12)0.5% (10)0.1% (2)
Other healthcare support occupations0.3% (11)0.0% (0)0.5% (11)
Legal support workers0.2% (10)0.0% (0)0.5% (10)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.2% (9)0.4% (9)0.0% (0)
Special education teachers0.2% (9)0.0% (0)0.4% (9)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Painters and paperhangers0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.2% (8)0.4% (8)0.0% (0)
Customer service representatives0.1% (6)0.0% (0)0.3% (6)
Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers0.1% (6)0.3% (6)0.0% (0)
Woodworkers0.1% (5)0.2% (5)0.0% (0)
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers0.1% (3)0.1% (3)0.0% (0)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 9.3%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 23.4%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 23.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 21.4%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

5.1% (166)
Arkansas:

3.8% (45,124)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    9.3% (127)
    Arkansas:

    5.3% (32,941)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    2.1% (39)
    Arkansas:

    2.2% (12,183)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

4.7% (153)
Arkansas:

3.5% (41,499)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.4% (33)
    Arkansas:

    4.8% (29,836)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    6.4% (120)
    Arkansas:

    2.1% (11,663)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.3% (106)
Arkansas:

5.8% (68,414)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    5.3% (72)
    Arkansas:

    6.8% (42,688)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.8% (34)
    Arkansas:

    4.6% (25,726)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

7.8% (254)
Arkansas:

9.1% (107,915)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    12.9% (176)
    Arkansas:

    11.2% (70,177)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    4.1% (78)
    Arkansas:

    6.8% (37,738)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

12.8% (415)
Arkansas:

12.0% (141,956)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    14.5% (198)
    Arkansas:

    13.3% (83,330)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    11.5% (217)
    Arkansas:

    10.6% (58,626)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

14.5% (472)
Arkansas:

16.5% (194,752)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    10.6% (144)
    Arkansas:

    14.8% (92,891)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    17.4% (328)
    Arkansas:

    18.4% (101,861)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

16.1% (521)
Arkansas:

15.8% (186,682)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    8.2% (112)
    Arkansas:

    12.0% (75,197)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    21.7% (409)
    Arkansas:

    20.1% (111,485)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

7.4% (240)
Arkansas:

8.1% (96,178)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    6.8% (93)
    Arkansas:

    8.2% (51,532)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    7.8% (147)
    Arkansas:

    8.1% (44,646)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

1.8% (58)
Arkansas:

3.7% (43,381)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.2% (30)
    Arkansas:

    2.9% (17,924)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.5% (28)
    Arkansas:

    4.6% (25,457)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

2.1% (67)
Arkansas:

4.2% (48,991)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.4% (33)
    Arkansas:

    3.4% (21,399)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.8% (34)
    Arkansas:

    5.0% (27,592)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

2.4% (79)
Arkansas:

2.0% (23,183)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    0.5% (7)
    Arkansas:

    1.5% (9,530)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    3.8% (72)
    Arkansas:

    2.5% (13,653)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.7% (120)
Arkansas:

0.9% (10,261)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    4.9% (67)
    Arkansas:

    0.9% (5,384)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    2.8% (53)
    Arkansas:

    0.9% (4,877)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Forrest City:

7.9% (256)
Arkansas:

7.1% (83,527)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    11.3% (154)
    Arkansas:

    7.4% (46,356)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    5.4% (102)
    Arkansas:

    6.7% (37,171)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Forrest City:

10.4% (337)
Arkansas:

7.5% (88,518)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Forrest City:

    8.5% (116)
    Arkansas:

    7.5% (47,298)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Forrest City:

    11.7% (221)
    Arkansas:

    7.4% (41,220)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.5% (141)
Arkansas:

3.8% (43,933)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.8% (151)
Arkansas:

3.2% (37,096)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

5.4% (215)
Arkansas:

4.7% (54,894)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

7.1% (285)
Arkansas:

9.2% (106,214)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

11.7% (468)
Arkansas:

11.7% (135,699)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

15.1% (605)
Arkansas:

15.4% (178,578)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

20.0% (800)
Arkansas:

18.1% (209,917)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Forrest City:

8.1% (325)
Arkansas:

8.0% (92,551)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.2% (128)
Arkansas:

3.1% (35,745)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

3.0% (119)
Arkansas:

3.6% (42,247)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

1.4% (57)
Arkansas:

1.6% (18,367)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Forrest City:

1.3% (51)
Arkansas:

0.8% (8,972)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Forrest City:

7.0% (280)
Arkansas:

7.1% (82,624)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Forrest City:

8.4% (338)
Arkansas:

7.2% (83,153)

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.7%
Number of people working at home: 44 (1.1% of all workers)

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,637 (+17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,740 (68.4%)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%)

Working at home in 2008 - Forrest City

Working at home in 2008 - Arkansas

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Males

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Females

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Forrest City

Working at home in 2000 - Arkansas

Travel time to work in 2008:
Less than 5 minutes:
Forrest City:

4.4% (290)
Arkansas:

4.9% (58,123)
    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    6.5% (188)
    Arkansas:

    4.9% (30,612)
    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    2.8% (102)
    Arkansas:

    5.0% (27,511)
5 to 9 minutes:
Forrest City:

16.5% (1,082)
Arkansas:

14.8% (174,584)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    14.4% (418)
    Arkansas:

    13.7% (86,529)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    18.2% (664)
    Arkansas:

    16.0% (88,055)
10 to 14 minutes:
Forrest City:

20.6% (1,346)
Arkansas:

17.7% (208,992)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    18.8% (544)
    Arkansas:

    17.1% (107,630)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    22.0% (802)
    Arkansas:

    18.4% (101,362)
15 to 19 minutes:
Forrest City:

14.4% (944)
Arkansas:

17.2% (203,187)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    11.3% (326)
    Arkansas:

    16.8% (105,594)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    16.9% (618)
    Arkansas:

    17.7% (97,593)
20 to 24 minutes:
Forrest City:

20.7% (1,352)
Arkansas:

13.7% (162,023)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    21.6% (624)
    Arkansas:

    13.3% (83,768)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    20.0% (728)
    Arkansas:

    14.2% (78,255)
25 to 29 minutes:
Forrest City:

5.7% (375)
Arkansas:

5.5% (64,899)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    8.9% (258)
    Arkansas:

    5.6% (35,542)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    3.2% (117)
    Arkansas:

    5.3% (29,357)
30 to 34 minutes:
Forrest City:

8.3% (545)
Arkansas:

12.0% (141,745)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    7.4% (213)
    Arkansas:

    12.2% (77,043)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    9.1% (332)
    Arkansas:

    11.7% (64,702)
35 to 39 minutes:
Forrest City:

1.3% (85)
Arkansas:

2.1% (25,021)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    1.0% (29)
    Arkansas:

    2.2% (14,107)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.5% (56)
    Arkansas:

    2.0% (10,914)
40 to 44 minutes:
Forrest City:

1.6% (103)
Arkansas:

2.2% (25,863)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    1.8% (52)
    Arkansas:

    2.3% (14,304)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.4% (51)
    Arkansas:

    2.1% (11,559)
45 to 59 minutes:
Forrest City:

2.7% (178)
Arkansas:

5.3% (63,108)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.9% (83)
    Arkansas:

    5.8% (36,713)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    2.6% (95)
    Arkansas:

    4.8% (26,395)
60 to 89 minutes:
Forrest City:

2.5% (165)
Arkansas:

3.2% (37,476)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    3.5% (100)
    Arkansas:

    4.0% (25,158)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.8% (65)
    Arkansas:

    2.2% (12,318)
90 or more minutes:
Forrest City:

1.2% (79)
Arkansas:

1.4% (16,945)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.1% (60)
    Arkansas:

    2.1% (13,394)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Forrest City:

    0.5% (19)
    Arkansas:

    0.6% (3,551)
Travel time to work in 2000:
Less than 5 minutes:
Forrest City:

6.2% (250)
Arkansas:

4.8% (55,978)
5 to 9 minutes:
Forrest City:

26.1% (1,047)
Arkansas:

14.3% (166,217)
10 to 14 minutes:
Forrest City:

26.0% (1,042)
Arkansas:

17.6% (204,505)
15 to 19 minutes:
Forrest City:

11.3% (452)
Arkansas:

16.8% (195,250)
20 to 24 minutes:
Forrest City:

5.7% (230)
Arkansas:

13.2% (153,699)
25 to 29 minutes:
Forrest City:

2.7% (109)
Arkansas:

4.6% (53,658)
30 to 34 minutes:
Forrest City:

4.2% (170)
Arkansas:

11.4% (131,858)
35 to 39 minutes:
Forrest City:

1.6% (65)
Arkansas:

1.9% (22,450)
40 to 44 minutes:
Forrest City:

1.5% (60)
Arkansas:

2.1% (24,718)
45 to 59 minutes:
Forrest City:

6.1% (246)
Arkansas:

5.4% (62,180)
60 to 89 minutes:
Forrest City:

5.5% (221)
Arkansas:

3.1% (35,711)
90 or more minutes:
Forrest City:

1.8% (71)
Arkansas:

2.0% (23,766)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Forrest City:

100.0% (29)
Arkansas:

48.8% (2,503)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Forrest City:

78.8% (3,101)
Arkansas:

73.5% (826,804)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Forrest City:

7.5% (295)
Arkansas:

15.8% (178,007)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Forrest City:

6.3% (246)
Arkansas:

5.5% (61,614)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Forrest City:

7.4% (292)
Arkansas:

5.2% (58,438)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Forrest City

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Forrest City (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Forrest City (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Arkansas

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Arkansas (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Arkansas (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Forrest City

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Arkansas

Means of transportation to work in 2008:
Drove car alone:
Forrest City:

88.8% (5,870)
Arkansas:

81.0% (991,971)
    Drove car alone - Males:
    Forrest City:

    87.7% (2,571)
    Arkansas:

    80.1% (521,793)
    Drove car alone - Females:
    Forrest City:

    89.6% (3,299)
    Arkansas:

    82.1% (470,178)
Carpooled:
Forrest City:

9.3% (615)
Arkansas:

11.8% (144,175)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Forrest City:

    9.6% (280)
    Arkansas:

    12.2% (79,775)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Forrest City:

    9.1% (335)
    Arkansas:

    11.2% (64,400)
Walked:
Forrest City:

0.3% (20)
Arkansas:

1.8% (22,228)
    Walked - Males:
    Forrest City:

    0.6% (17)
    Arkansas:

    2.1% (13,870)
    Walked - Females:
    Forrest City:

    0.1% (3)
    Arkansas:

    1.5% (8,358)
Other means:
Forrest City:

0.6% (39)
Arkansas:

1.4% (16,971)
    Other means - Males:
    Forrest City:

    0.9% (27)
    Arkansas:

    1.7% (11,315)
    Other means - Females:
    Forrest City:

    0.3% (12)
    Arkansas:

    1.0% (5,656)
Means of transportation to work in 2000:
Drove car alone:
Forrest City:

78.9% (3,162)
Arkansas:

79.9% (927,213)
Carpooled:
Forrest City:

15.6% (626)
Arkansas:

14.1% (163,626)
Bus or trolley bus:
Forrest City:

0.1% (6)
Arkansas:

0.3% (3,718)
Taxicab:
Forrest City:

0.6% (23)
Arkansas:

0.1% (1,085)
Walked:
Forrest City:

0.6% (23)
Arkansas:

1.9% (21,915)
Other means:
Forrest City:

3.1% (123)
Arkansas:

0.8% (9,459)

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Private vehicle occupancy:
Drove alone:
Forrest City:

83.5% (3,162)
Arkansas:

85.0% (927,213)
In 2 person carpool:
Forrest City:

12.5% (472)
Arkansas:

11.6% (126,296)
In 3 person carpool:
Forrest City:

2.1% (78)
Arkansas:

2.3% (24,654)
In 4 person carpool:
Forrest City:

1.8% (70)
Arkansas:

0.7% (7,605)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Forrest City:

0.2% (6)
Arkansas:

0.3% (2,850)

Class of Workers (%)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Forrest City:

66.7% (2,722)
Arkansas:

67.5% (792,588)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Forrest City:

    72.5% (1,462)
    Arkansas:

    70.1% (438,741)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Forrest City:

    60.9% (1,260)
    Arkansas:

    64.7% (353,847)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Forrest City:

3.3% (134)
Arkansas:

3.3% (38,594)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Forrest City:

    4.8% (97)
    Arkansas:

    4.5% (28,194)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
    Forrest City:

    1.8% (37)
    Arkansas:

    1.9% (10,400)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Forrest City:

3.7% (151)
Arkansas:

6.0% (70,458)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Forrest City:

    2.4% (49)
    Arkansas:

    3.7% (23,316)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Forrest City:

    4.9% (102)
    Arkansas:

    8.6% (47,142)
Local government workers:
Forrest City:

5.7% (232)
Arkansas:

5.1% (60,243)
    Local government workers - Males:
    Forrest City:

    5.0% (101)
    Arkansas:

    4.2% (26,449)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Forrest City:

    6.3% (131)
    Arkansas:

    6.2% (33,794)
State government workers:
Forrest City:

12.8% (522)
Arkansas:

7.4% (87,363)
    State government workers - Males:
    Forrest City:

    5.4% (109)
    Arkansas:

    4.8% (30,043)
    State government workers - Females:
    Forrest City:

    20.0% (413)
    Arkansas:

    10.5% (57,320)
Federal government workers:
Forrest City:

3.9% (161)
Arkansas:

2.4% (27,754)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Forrest City:

    4.2% (84)
    Arkansas:

    2.3% (14,183)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Forrest City:

    3.7% (77)
    Arkansas:

    2.5% (13,571)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Forrest City:

3.6% (148)
Arkansas:

7.8% (91,942)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Forrest City:

    5.3% (107)
    Arkansas:

    10.1% (62,970)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Forrest City:

    2.0% (41)
    Arkansas:

    5.3% (28,972)
Unpaid family workers:
Forrest City:

0.3% (14)
Arkansas:

0.4% (4,457)
    Unpaid family workers - Males:
    Forrest City:

    0.3% (7)
    Arkansas:

    0.4% (2,234)
    Unpaid family workers - Females:
    Forrest City:

    0.3% (7)
    Arkansas:

    0.4% (2,223)


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