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Forest City
  • Suburb of Orlando, FL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Forest City is a suburb of Orlando with a population of 14,851. Forest City is in Seminole County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Forest City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Forest City and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Forest City are highly rated.

About

About Forest City...
Population
14,851

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$350,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,570
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Forest City Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Forest City

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,928
National
$75,149

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