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Forest Hill, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Forest Hill had a population of 940 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forest Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forest Hill: Bismark, Foresthill.

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Forest Hill, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 940
Daytime Population: Workers 240
Daytime Population: Residents 555
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 795
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 937
Population in Familes 794
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $40,199
Average Household Income $64,269
Per Capita Income $22,413


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $133,929
Average Home Value $240,550


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.94% 1.47%
Households 1.75% 1.35%
Families 0.8% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

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, 2017 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 # 299 37th
Population Density # 338 29th
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 238 50th
Per Capita Income # 217 54th

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