Forest Park, OH


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Forest Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,676 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Forest Park is the 99th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Forest Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Forest Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forest Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Park who work in office and administrative support (14.80%), sales jobs (11.02%), and healthcare (6.78%).

Also of interest is that Forest Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Forest Park is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.38% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Forest Park in 2010 was $23,009, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,036 for a family of four. However, Forest Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Forest Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Forest Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forest Park residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Forest Park include Irish, English, French , and Other Subsaharan African.

The most common language spoken in Forest Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.