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Forest Hill is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 12,628 187th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.2 334th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,909.8 57th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.6% 111th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.8% 79th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.4% 226th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.9% 223rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.3% 311th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Race - White 29.0% 384th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.5% 7th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 279th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 288th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 338th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 231st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 38.2% 134th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 11.7% 346th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.1% 209th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 17.1% 107th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Housing units 4,156 229th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 1.7% 357th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 3,295 240th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 80.4% 77th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $82,500 272nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.2 57th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Income per capita $16,148 317th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $45,436 195th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.4% 215th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Forest Hill Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 975 240th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $115,635 231st $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,396 241st $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $26,111 145th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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