Forest Hill is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 16,065 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, Forest Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Forest Hill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forest Hill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Hill who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), management occupations (12.29%), and sales jobs (10.96%).
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.
Because of many things, Forest Hill is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Forest Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Forest Hill perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Forest Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Forest Hill is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.65% of adults in Forest Hill have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Forest Hill in 2018 was $44,767, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $179,068 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 German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Forest Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.