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Forest City, NC Real Estate

Forest City, North Carolina is located in Rutherford County. Nearby cities and towns include Bostic, Spindale, Ruth, Rutherfordton, Caroleen, Ellenboro, Henrietta, Cliffside, Mooresboro, Lattimore, Boiling Springs, Chesnee, Polkville, Kingstown, Fingerville, Mayo, Lawndale, Casar, Shelby, Columbus, Lake Lure, Landrum, Boiling Springs, Patterson Springs, Earl, Campobello, Gaffney, Fallston, Belwood, Cowpens, East Gaffney, Tryon, Light Oak, Chimney Rock Village, Gramling, Valley Falls, Inman, West Marion, Converse, Inman Mills, Clifton, Marion, and Blacksburg. Forest City is a suburban community with a population of 7,619. The median household income is $23,820. In Forest City, 43% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 33% of the households. Half the population of Forest City commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 59% of residents holding white collar jobs and 41% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Forest City, NC is 32 years, with 43% of those homes owned, 42% rented, and 15% not occupied. In the previous year, 45 Forest City properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Forest City in the previous year was $77,991.

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Forest City offers a range of educational opportunities with one middle school and one high school.

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Forest City, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Forest City, NC
  • 57% Single
  • 43% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Forest City, NC
  • 55% Female
  • 45% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Forest City, NC

  • 39
  • 38
  • Forest City, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Forest City, NC

  • 32
  • 22
  • Forest City, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Forest City, NC

  • 15%
  • 12%
  • Forest City, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $33,559
  • $62,851
  • Forest City, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Forest City, NC
  • 43% Owned
  • 42% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented