Forest Hill, TX
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Forest Hill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,881 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Forest Hill is the 192nd largest community in Texas.

When you are in Forest Hill, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.55% of Forest Hill’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Forest Hill is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Hill who work in office and administrative support (11.34%), sales jobs (10.81%), and maintenance occupations (8.32%).

In Forest Hill, just 9.74% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Forest Hill in 2010 was $16,970, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,880 for a family of four.

Forest Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Forest Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Forest Hill include Irish, German, English, and European.

Forest Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.50%.

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