Forest Hill is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 15,739 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Forest Hill is the 62nd largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Forest Hill are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Forest Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forest Hill is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Hill who work in office and administrative support (14.88%), management occupations (13.54%), and sales jobs (13.39%).
Also of interest is that Forest Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Forest Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Forest Hill, the average commute to work is 33.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Forest Hill is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.82% of adults in Forest Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Forest Hill in 2010 was $38,361, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,444 for a family of four.
The people who call Forest Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forest Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Forest Hill include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Forest Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.