Forest City is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,982 people and just one neighborhood, Forest City is the 93rd largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Forest City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forest City is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest City who work in teaching (10.91%), office and administrative support (10.73%) and sales jobs (7.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.67 minutes getting to work every day.