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Overview
Population:21,439
Pop. Change:26%
State: Virginia
Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
County: Bedford County
City: Forest
Zip Code:Forest (zip 24551)
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Forest's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Lynchburg Metro Area

Profile: Small city  Location: West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke Elevation: 648 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Forest (zip 24551), Virginia

As of 2014, Forest (zip 24551)'s population is 21,439 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.96 percent.

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The median home cost in Forest (zip 24551) is $160,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Forest (zip 24551)'s cost of living is 5.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Forest (zip 24551) public schools spend $0 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Forest (zip 24551).

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The unemployment rate in Forest (zip 24551) is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forest (zip 24551) jobs have Increased by 0.26 percent.


Ranked #5 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #9 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #15 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #171 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Forest

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Forest (zip 24551)'s Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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