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Forest County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 427.2 square miles
Population Density 18.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,631
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 1.7%
Under 18 8.8%
65 and over 20.9%
Females 33.1%
White 79.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.8
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 18.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 7.8%
Veterans 1,008
Households and Housing
Households 2,001
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.8%
Median household income $36,556
The per capita income $13,646
Live below the poverty line. 16.3%
housing units 8,650
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $83,600
Residents owning their homes. 83.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 389
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $19,250
Retail sales per capita $2,779
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0