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Forrest City City, Arkansas Housing Analysis

   (County: St. Francis County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,128

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 189

Female householder, no husband present : 1,320

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,440

Householder not living alone : 135


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 76

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 171

All other households : 3,956


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 717

Renter-occupied housing units : 411

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 93

Renter-occupied housing units : 96

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 393

Renter-occupied housing units : 927

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 647

Renter-occupied housing units : 928


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 1,056

$10,000 to $14,999 : 309

$15,000 to $19,999 : 475

$20,000 to $24,999 : 298

$25,000 to $29,999 : 219

$30,000 to $34,999 : 219

$35,000 to $39,999 : 270

$40,000 to $44,999 : 261

$45,000 to $49,999 : 258

$50,000 to $59,999 : 237

$60,000 to $74,999 : 252

$75,000 to $99,999 : 171

$100,000 to $124,999 : 110

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Total : 4,952


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Occupied : 4,212

Vacant : 740


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 127

Built 2000 to 2004 : 250

Built 1990 to 1999 : 628

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,075

Built 1970 to 1979 : 951

Built 1960 to 1969 : 730

Built 1950 to 1959 : 655

Built 1940 to 1949 : 270

Built 1939 or earlier : 266


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 2,069

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 150

Electricity : 1,943

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 40

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 64

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $49,999 : 164

$50,000 to $59,999 : 146

$60,000 to $69,999 : 334

$70,000 to $79,999 : 193

$80,000 to $89,999 : 176

$90,000 to $99,999 : 97

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 140

$150,000 to $174,999 : 64

$175,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 to $249,999 : 33

$250,000 to $299,999 : 16

$300,000 to $399,999 : 67

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 37


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 37

Home equity loan only : 39

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 20

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,006

Housing units without a mortgage : 748


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : $86,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $61,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $65,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $79,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $142,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 66.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 95.62%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.18%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 2.15%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.05%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Forrest City City, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,089,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,089,000
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $570,222
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 64 $2,600,000
  Total

11 74 $3,170,222
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $658,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $658,000
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,408,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,408,100
2003        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,178,250
  Two Family 1 2 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 10 $1,238,250
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,247,615
  Two Family 1 2 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $90,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 20 $1,397,615
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,032,941
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,032,941
2006        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,173,880
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,173,880


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Forrest City City, AR): $23,111
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Forrest City City): $56,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Forrest City City): $426
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 62.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.5%
Electricity: 33.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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