Forest Hill, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Forest Hill, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Forest Hill had a population of 918 as of July 1, 2018. Forest Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forest Hill is located at latitude 31.0499 and longitude -92.5253 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Forest Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Village of Forest Hill (GNIS ID: 2407458) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Forest Hill is located within Parish Governing Authority District H, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rapides Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forest Hill: Bismark, Foresthill.

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Forest Hill, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 918
Population in Households 915
Population in Familes 779
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 284
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $39,185
Average Household Income $64,819
Per Capita Income $22,463


Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $142,021
Average Home Value $394,279


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.41% 1.09%
Households 1.19% 0.98%
Families 0.3% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Forest Hill, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forest Hill to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 303 36th
Population Density # 344 28th
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 243 49th
Per Capita Income # 208 56th

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