Forest is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 350 people and just one neighborhood, Forest is the 269th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Forest is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.30% of the Forest workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Forest is a village of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest who work in office and administrative support (15.08%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.11%) and sales jobs (8.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Forest is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small village, Forest doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.