What is the current population of Forest City?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Forest City is 7,162. Forest City, North Carolina is the 3,884th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Forest City?

The peak population of Forest City was in 1990, when its population was 7,736. In 1990, Forest City was the 2,990th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,884th largest city in the US. Forest City is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Forest City shrinking?

Forest City has shrunk 4.8% since the year 2000. Forest City, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Forest City, North Carolina Border Map

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 7,162 3,884
2018 7,153 3,870
2017 7,210 3,842
2016 7,305 3,785
2015 7,282 3,776
2014 7,324 3,733
2013 7,404 3,691
2012 7,413 3,665
2011 7,427 3,652
2010 7,476 3,624
2009 6,963 3,760
2008 6,994 3,730
2007 6,996 3,711
2006 7,066 3,653
2005 7,121 3,600
2004 7,195 3,557
2003 7,287 3,499
2002 7,356 3,471
2001 7,445 3,422
2000 7,531 3,389
1990 7,736 2,990

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
3874 Enoch, Utah 7,180 98.3%
3875 Pacific, Washington 7,178 34.2%
3876 Canfield, Ohio 7,176 -2.9%
3877 Independence, Ohio 7,175 0.9%
3878 Elsa, Texas 7,174 27.2%
3879 Indiantown, Florida 7,174
3880 Austell, Georgia 7,170 34.8%
3881 Knoxville, Iowa 7,168 -7.3%
3882 Rockland, Maine 7,165 -5.8%
3883 Glenolden, Pennsylvania 7,164 -4.0%
3884 Forest City, North Carolina 7,162 -4.8%
3885 Parkville, Missouri 7,162 70.8%
3886 Hillsborough, North Carolina 7,161 30.4%
3887 Crystal City, Texas 7,158 -0.3%
3888 Nyack, New York 7,156 8.4%
3889 Grove, Oklahoma 7,149 36.8%
3890 Cottage Grove, Wisconsin 7,143 74.7%
3891 Palmyra, New Jersey 7,140 0.0%
3892 Atherton, California 7,137 -0.8%
3893 Nibley, Utah 7,135 241.2%
3894 Walled Lake, Michigan 7,134 6.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
2359 Roanoke Rapids 14,320 -15.7%
2365 Lewisville 14,228 21.3%
2380 Hendersonville 14,157 23.7%
2409 Reidsville 13,987 -4.5%
2522 Newton 13,177 3.6%
2547 Davidson 13,054 79.8%
2556 Smithfield 12,985 17.6%
2617 Belmont 12,558 41.1%
2674 Elon 12,232 79.4%
2716 Spring Lake 12,005 -3.9%
2791 Archdale 11,513 26.5%
2822 Summerfield 11,376 65.4%
2841 Lincolnton 11,200 10.8%
2844 Weddington 11,182 65.0%
2886 Kings Mountain 10,982 6.7%
2936 Tarboro 10,715 -4.5%
3041 Mount Airy 10,208 -6.1%
3057 Waynesville 10,141 5.8%
3105 Winterville 9,931 104.2%
3147 Dunn 9,718 4.5%
3167 Morehead City 9,619 21.9%
3190 Washington 9,497 -2.3%
3224 Wesley Chapel 9,295 246.4%
3293 Pineville 9,028 49.2%
3326 Oxford 8,886 5.5%
3385 Rockingham 8,659 -9.4%
3410 Wendell 8,577 94.1%
3423 Conover 8,540 26.4%
3439 Rolesville 8,501 758.6%
3451 Clinton 8,454 -1.9%
3469 Oak Island 8,386 25.7%
3479 Fletcher 8,369 97.1%
3499 Roxboro 8,309 -4.5%
3533 Siler City 8,225 15.9%
3555 Black Mountain 8,162 8.1%
3618 Aberdeen 7,988 127.3%
3629 Brevard 7,926 16.3%
3644 Marion 7,891 14.9%
3658 Butner 7,859 21.7%
3793 Mills River 7,406 29.5%
3816 Gibsonville 7,339 57.0%
3819 Kill Devil Hills 7,333 24.0%
3871 Unionville 7,195 44.1%
3884 Forest City 7,162 -4.8%
3886 Hillsborough 7,161 30.4%
3901 Selma 7,101 16.4%
3918 Oak Ridge 7,049 70.4%
3971 King 6,861 13.7%
3995 Marvin 6,792 371.6%
4015 Woodfin 6,717 20.3%
4063 Trinity 6,606 -1.7%
4146 Carolina Beach 6,399 25.1%
4173 Hamlet 6,328 1.9%
4186 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,287 107.4%
4200 St. James 6,248 616.5%
4260 Cherryville 6,072 9.8%
4312 Zebulon 5,917 44.4%
4457 Bessemer City 5,577 4.5%
4471 Nashville 5,554 25.2%
4499 Stokesdale 5,489 67.8%
4529 Angier 5,415 60.3%
4594 Whiteville 5,299 2.6%
4604 Wadesboro 5,275 -5.7%
4612 Mocksville 5,252 23.5%
4621 Walkertown 5,242 25.9%
4643 Williamston 5,202 -12.4%
4650 Sawmills 5,189 4.8%
4656 Archer Lodge 5,159
4659 Erwin 5,156 14.2%
4666 Ayden 5,141 9.1%
4768 Raeford 4,956 29.7%
4786 Pleasant Garden 4,932 4.4%
4788 Long View 4,930 3.8%
4795 Midway 4,912 9.0%
4866 Dallas 4,797 27.7%
4888 Farmville 4,764 7.4%
4889 Ahoskie 4,763 -3.4%
4949 Carolina Shores 4,659 147.6%
4950 Granite Falls 4,659 0.5%
4965 Edenton 4,614 -7.5%
4967 Creedmoor 4,612 91.4%
4974 Wingate 4,594 89.2%
4978 Newport 4,591 37.0%
4986 Mount Olive 4,578 0.5%
5014 Boiling Springs 4,535 16.6%
5052 Jamestown 4,487 44.7%
5069 Cramerton 4,458 49.0%
5073 Beaufort 4,452 17.3%
5094 Valdese 4,420 -5.9%
5133 Pittsboro 4,368 83.2%
5152 Shallotte 4,351 144.7%
5157 Canton 4,347 8.2%
5248 China Grove 4,220 14.4%
5255 Spindale 4,202 5.4%
5257 North Wilkesboro 4,200 0.7%
5272 Tabor City 4,163 63.8%
5284 Burgaw 4,149 19.9%
5311 Randleman 4,115 14.4%
5318 Franklin 4,105 7.4%
5337 Rutherfordton 4,087 -2.0%
5368 Sunset Beach 4,037 90.5%
5375 Weaverville 4,027 37.4%
5381 Trent Woods 4,021 -4.8%
5389 Elkin 4,011 -4.0%
5399 Gamewell 3,996 3.7%
5429 Southport 3,966 62.9%
5457 Benson 3,922 30.1%
5462 Lake Park 3,909 82.6%
5466 Fairview 3,900 26.6%
5490 Wallace 3,863 15.3%
5539 Midland 3,805 48.5%
5564 Eastover 3,762 -1.9%
5566 Stanley 3,762 22.8%
5601 Lowell 3,716 39.2%
5604 Hudson 3,709 20.8%
5613 Emerald Isle 3,695 6.0%
5631 Ranlo 3,668 64.5%
5637 Lillington 3,657 25.4%
5673 Louisburg 3,619 12.7%

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