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Population (year 2000): 20,942
Males: 10,432 (49.8%), Females: 10,510 (50.2%)

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Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $87,266 (year 2000)
Median house value: $212,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Forest Hills:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (25.0%), Dutch (20.3%), English (16.3%), Irish (14.3%), Polish (7.9%), Italian (4.8%).

New! Hills, Michigan forum

Land area: 49.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Forest Hills

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Hills CDP

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

5.2% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.9% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapids, MI Grand (11.4 miles pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (131.7 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (168.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grand Rapids, MI (8.2 miles East MI Kentwood, (9.2 miles MI Lowell, (10.3 miles MI (10.4 miles Northview, MI (11.1 miles Caledonia, Rapids, MI Grand (11.4 miles MI Rockford, (12.9 miles MI (14.2 miles Cutlerville,

Latitude: 42.95 N, Longitude: 85.49 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.8%), Manufacturing (18.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.7%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,136 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,035 (19.6%)

Average climate in Forest Hills, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forest Hills-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Forest Hills city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forest Hills:
  • FOREST VIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • METROPOLITIAN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • MARY FREE BED HOSPTIAL (about 12 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forest Hills:
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 6 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 48 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 50 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forest Hills:
  • SOMERVILLE (about 2 miles; ADA, MI; ID: 34I)
  • LOWELL CITY (about 11 miles; LOWELL, MI; ID: 24C)
  • WELLS (about 12 miles; ROCKFORD, MI; ID: 35C)

Amtrak stations near Forest Hills:
  • 13 miles: ROCKFORD (39 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 13 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Hills:
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,148)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 9 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 45 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 23,132)

Notable location: Forest Hills Country Club (A).

Shopping Center: Cascade Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Forest Hills include: Snow Church (A), Thornwood Church (B).

Cemeteries: Ada Cemetery (1), Findlay Cemetery (2).

Lakes: Paradise Lake (A), Quiggle Lake (B), Walden Lake (C), Wood Lake (D), Laraway Lake (E).

Rivers and creeks: Sunny Creek (A), Honey Creek (B), Thornapple River (C), Egypt Creek (D).

Parks in Forest Hills include: Chief Hazy Cloud County Park (1), Lion Park (2).


Forest Hills compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Hills:
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Hills:
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; WYOMING, MI; Owner: GRAND RAPIDS CABLE ACCESS CENTER)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Hills:
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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