In 2017, Forrest City, AR had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $33,102. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forrest City, AR declined from 27,023 to 26,688, a -1.24% decrease and its median household income declined from $35,066 to $33,102, a -5.6% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forrest City, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.4%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.09%), White (Hispanic) (0.888%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.727%). N/A% of the people in Forrest City, AR speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Forrest City, AR is $61,900, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Forrest City, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Forrest City, AR is 2 cars per household.
Forrest City, AR borders Memphis, TN-MS-AR.