The unemployment rate in Forrest County is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forrest County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Forrest County's cost of living is 18.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Forrest County, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Forrest county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Forrest County's population is 75,835 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Forrest County is $127,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%. Check out the homes in the area
Forrest County public schools spend $9,836 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Forrest County. More Education