Forest, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,261 housing units in Forest. This represents a 14.9% growth from 1,968 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,100 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 161 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Forest is about 63.6%. Forest's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.8%. Average household size is 2.79 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Forest were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms24.40%
Three Bedrooms49.80%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$57,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$62,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$170

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage44.30%
Debt Free44.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%