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Forest Hills, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Forest Hills had a population of 454 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Forest Hills is located at latitude 38.2165 and longitude -85.584 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forest Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Forest Hills (GNIS ID: 2403634) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Forest Hills is located within Southeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forest Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forest Hills: Linn Station.

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Forest Hills, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 454
Daytime Population: Workers 1,956
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,162
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 4.76
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 366
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,570
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $54,800
Average Household Income $70,399
Per Capita Income $31,028


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $170,526
Average Home Value $170,000


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.48%
Households 0.32% 0.45%
Families -1.33% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Forest Hills, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forest Hills to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 355 34th
Population Density # 150 72nd
Diversity Index # 194 64th
Median Household Income # 137 75th
Per Capita Income # 111 80th

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