In 2021, Forrest City, AR had a population of 23.6k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $34,981. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Forrest City, AR declined from 25,477 to 23,623, a −7.28% decrease and its median household income declined from $36,053 to $34,981, a −2.97% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forrest City, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.13%), Other (Hispanic) (2.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%).
None of the households in Forrest City, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.7% of the residents in Forrest City, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Forrest City, AR are East Arkansas Community College (440 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Forrest City, AR was $68,100, and the homeownership rate was 53.9%.
Most people in Forrest City, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Forrest City, AR was 2 cars per household.
Forrest City, AR borders Memphis, TN-MS-AR.