Forest Hills is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,820 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Forest Hills is the 125th largest community in Tennessee.
Forest Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Forest Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Forest Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 98.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Forest Hills is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Hills who work in management occupations (17.57%), healthcare (16.18%), and sales jobs (13.89%).
Of important note, Forest Hills is also a city of artists. Forest Hills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Forest Hills’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.60% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Forest Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Forest Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Forest Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Forest Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Forest Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Forest Hills is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Forest Hills is a pretty powerful place. 82.62% of the adults in Forest Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Forest Hills in 2018 was $106,296, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $425,184 for a family of four.
The people who call Forest Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forest Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Forest Hills include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Forest Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.