IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Forest City, IA

Forest City, IA is located in Winnebago County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Forest City is about 3,846 with about 335 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,848.

The Average Home Value is $105,000.00, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $51,901.00, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 10% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Forest City is about 7.3%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Winnebago County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 42.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.41%
Democratic: 35.76%
Libertarian: 1.21%
Other: 0.49%
Green: 0.13%


Nearby Locations

Leland, IA (5.12 mi.)
Thompson, IA (9.59 mi.)
Fertile, IA (11.23 mi.)
Garner, IA (11.34 mi.)
Joice, IA (11.69 mi.)
Lake Mills, IA (12.18 mi.)
Ventura, IA (12.80 mi.)
Woden, IA (13.45 mi.)
Hanlontown, IA (13.48 mi.)
Scarville, IA (13.95 mi.)
Britt, IA (14.06 mi.)
Clear Lake, IA (15.74 mi.)
Klemme, IA (17.34 mi.)
Buffalo Ctr, IA (17.54 mi.)
Buffalo Center, IA (17.54 mi.)
Titonka, IA (19.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 50436
Latitude : 43.263403
Longitude : -93.684781
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1243 ft.
Area Code(s) : 641

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.31
Male Population Estimate : 49.81%
Female Population Estimate : 50.19%
Median Age : 40.9
Male Median Age : 39.0
Female Median Age : 43.4

White Population Estimate : 96.90%
Black Population Estimate : 1.47%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.63%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.40%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Other Population Estimate : 0.94%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Forest City specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Winnebago County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Winnebago County: About 114 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Winnebago County is about 60% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.