Forest Hills York County, Pennsylvania

Forest Hills: Borough in Pennsylvania

About

Forest Hills is a city located in the county of York in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,518 and a population density of 1,610 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,256 inhabitants.

The city was created 102 years ago in 1919.

Forest Hills Quick Facts

Population : 6,256 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : York County
Postal code : 15221
Area : 4.05 km2
Named for : Forest Hills
Establishment : July 07, 1919 (102 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:32:11 (27th May 2022)
Density : 1,545 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.19% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Forest Hills is located at 39°53'13"N 76°35'59"W (39.8870400, -76.5996900).

Forest Hills map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Forest Hills decreased by 4.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,518 - census
2011 6,547 0.44% estimation process
2012 6,545 -0.03% estimation process
2013 6,539 -0.09% estimation process
2014 6,513 -0.4% estimation process
2015 6,464 -0.76% estimation process
2016 6,416 -0.75% estimation process
2017 6,366 -0.79% estimation process
2018 6,328 -0.6% estimation process
2019 6,298 -0.48% estimation process
2020 6,256 -0.67% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,590
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,799
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,720
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,804
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.7%
People over 65 (%) : 27.4%
Female persons, % : 50.6%
White only, percent : 93.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 844
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 92.2%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $174,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,566
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $624
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,207
2015-2019 Households : 4,946
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,037
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,347
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 47,443
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,047
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $82,255
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,352
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 945
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 537
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 243
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 128
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 786
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 60
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 803
2010 population per square mile : 2,405.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.91

People born in Forest Hills (1)

American actress Colleen Dunn was born in Forest Hills

Schools in Forest Hills

College & universities near Forest Hills, PA

Code Name City ZIP
418409 York County School of Technology-Adult & Continuing Education York (PA) 17402-4696

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Forest Hills, PA

Code Name Address Type
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL

Post offices near Forest Hills

Post Office Name City ZIP
Red Lion Post Office Red Lion (PA) 17356

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in York County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in York County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
York 28,768 County seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States
Hanover 15,783 Town in Pennsylvania, United States
Weigelstown 12,875 Census designated place
Lehman 10,237 Township in Pike County, Pennsylvania
West Manheim 9,063 Township in York County, Pennsylvania
East York 8,777 Census designated place
Bellevue 7,980 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Red Lion 6,321 Borough of Pennsylvania
Spry 4,891 Census designated place
Bridgeville 4,870 Borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
New Freedom 4,810 Borough of Pennsylvania
Blooming Grove 4,687 Township in Pike County, Pennsylvania
West York 4,602 Borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States
Dallastown 3,869 Borough of Pennsylvania
Shrewsbury 3,847 Borough of Pennsylvania
Grantley 3,628 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Forest Hills distances to largest Pennsylvania cities