Forest Park, OH

Forest Park profile

Living in Forest Park

Forest Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,583 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Forest Park is the 99th largest community in Ohio.

Forest Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Forest Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Park who work in office and administrative support (13.52%), sales jobs (8.14%), and business and financial occupations (8.11%).

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: 27.39% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Forest Park in 2018 was $26,801, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,204 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 German, Irish, English, African, and Italian.

Forest Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.31%.

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