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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Forest Hills is a suburb of Nashville with a population of 5,002. Forest Hills is in Davidson County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Forest Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Forest Hills there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Forest Hills and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Forest Hills are above average.
About Forest Hills...
Population
5,002

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$802,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,828
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Forest Hills Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Forest Hills

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$193,281
National
$55,322
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Forest Hills Reviews

1 review
Definitely one of the 3 best places to live in Davidson county/Metro Nashville, the others being Belle Meade, and Oak Hill. It is very nice and very safe. A lot of nice private schools are close, definitely go private. Metro schools are nothing to write home about.....
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