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Apartments for rent in Forest City, NC

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Who Lives Here

Forest City Demographics

Education

High School

44%

Associate's

39%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

27%

4 people

12%

5 people

4%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

71%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

4%

150-200k

1%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

17%

20-45

30%

45-65

23%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Forest City?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jun '24-$625--
May '24-$625--
Apr '24-$625--
Mar '24-$625--
Feb '24-$625--
Jan '24-$625--
Dec '23-$600--
Nov '23-$600--
Oct '23-$600--
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Jul '23-$600--
Jun '23-$600--

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Forest City

Forest City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

43%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

15%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1717

Walk Score®

Percentage: 2424

Bike Score®

Forest City Education

Schools

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Living in Forest City, NC

The small town of Forest City, North Carolina is home to approximately 7,000 people. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (17%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young professionals are less well-represented. With an average age of just under 38, the town's population is younger than most cities in North Carolina. Most Forest City residents rent, and 43% of residents own their homes. The town boasts a relatively affordable average rent of $636 a month, which is $296 less than the state average.

There are three primary industries in Forest City: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 19% of the labor force in the town. With an average annual income of nearly $37K, Forest City workers take home about $31,000 less than their peers elsewhere in North Carolina. Forest City's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Forest City has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Additionally, 11% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Averaging about 23 minutes, Forest City's commute time is faster than the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the prevailing way to get to work, chosen by 30% of workers, while public transit isn't used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.