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Forest Hills, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Forest Hills had a population of 5,152 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Forest Hills is located at latitude 36.0651 and longitude -86.8403 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forest Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The City of Forest Hills (GNIS ID: 2403635) 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 City of Forest Hills is located within Commissioner District 34, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

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Forest Hills, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,152
Population in Households 5,152
Population in Familes 4,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 559
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $174,384
Average Household Income $247,699
Per Capita Income $90,222


Total Housing Units 1,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,787 (89.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 ( 4.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $714,738
Average Home Value $838,597


Total Households 1,879
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,571
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.83% 0.77%
Households 0.68% 0.6%
Families 0.44% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.75%

Forest Hills, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forest Hills to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 108 75th
Population Density # 200 53rd
Diversity Index # 294 32nd
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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