Forrest City Information

Forrest City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Forrest City, AR

General Forrest City Information

State: Arkansas

County: St Francis County

Close cities: Haynes, AR, Caldwell, AR, Colt, AR, Palestine, AR, Madison, AR, Wynne, AR, Mount Vernon, AR, Widener, AR, Forrest City, AR

Forrest City Population (census data)
Total 13,540 (-7.6% since 2000)
Male 7,274 (53.7%)
Female 6,266 (46.3%)

Population Density: 833 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.0 (US Avg is 100)

Forrest City Elevation: 252 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1870

Land Area: 16.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,470

Zip Codes: 72336, and 72335.

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Forrest City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (60.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.6%)
  • Hispanic (8.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (4.3%)
  • German (3.2%)
  • English (3.0%)
  • Irish (3.0%)
  • French (1.0%)

Forrest City School Information

High Schools
Forrest City High School (467 Victoria, Forrest City, AR, 72335 - Forrest City School District District)
Forrest City Junior High (1133 N Division, Forrest City, AR, 72335 - Forrest City School District District)
Middle Schools
Lincoln Middle School (616 W Broadway, Forrest City, AR, 72335 - Forrest City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary School (801 Deaderick Road, Forrest City, AR, 72335 - Forrest City School District District)
Stewart Elementary School (400 Dawson Road, Forrest City, AR, 72335 - Forrest City School District District)

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