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Forest is a city in Scott County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Forest is 32.364N. The longitude is -89.474W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 476 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,970.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,638
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forest demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Wing Dang Doodle - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Forest web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Roosevelt State Park, Bienville National Forest

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Forest demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39074 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Forest residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forest ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forest was $16,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Forest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Forest festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Forest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $302.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Libraries

Libraries in Forest include Forest Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest political report.

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The average commute time for Forest workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Forest include Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites.

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