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Forest City - Susquehanna county

Population 1,855

Forest City, Pennsylvania

Forest City, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna county, is 19 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 92 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. There are 1,855 residents in the town.

The People and Families of Forest City

In Forest City, about 41% of adults are married. In Forest City, more so than in most towns, people can be found in one-person households. People in the town are less likely to be married than people elsewhere.

Women are better represented than men in Forest City. There are a lot of senior citizens in the town.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Forest City had a median family income of $35,625.

Political Inclinations

More campaign money flowed to the Republican party than to competing parties.

Forest City Housing

As of 2000, the share of housing units in Forest City that were owner-occupied was 66%. Homes in this community tend to be somewhat older than those in other areas.

Commuting

In Forest City, 89% of commuters drive to work.
Forest City Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population1,855100%
Male83044.7%
Female1,02555.3%
Under 1836919.9%
18+1,48680.1%
65+59231.9%
Median Age45.6 
Average Family Size2.87 
White1,84599.5%
African-American20.1%
Asian10.1%
American Indian & Alaskan30.2%
Other20.1%
Mixed Race20.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above)120.6%
Median Family Income (1999)$35,625 
Population In Poverty22813.4%
Forest City Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Polish16.3%
Irish14%
Italian13.4%
German12%
Slovene8.8%
English5.3%
US/American4.6%
Lithuanian4.4%
Slovak3.9%
Russian3.8%
Welsh3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.8%
Ukrainian1.5%
Yugoslavian1.4%
Austrian1%
Dutch0.7%
Scottish0.6%
Scotch-Irish0.6%
French (except Basque)0.5%
Romanian0.5%
British0.5%
Greek0.4%
Slavic0.4%
French Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%

  


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