Forest City Real Estate Market Overview

Could Forest City, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Forest City. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Forest City such... as Rutherfordton and Ellenboro. When you’re ready, Trulia has 62 resale and new homes in Forest City lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$143,500

Median Sales Price

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$65

Price Per Sqft

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$527

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Forest City show a 5% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a -18% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Forest City for May 24 to Aug 23 was $143,500 based on 17 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Forest City was $65, an increase of 0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Forest City for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $527.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Forest City can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Crime data for the past year is not available at this location.


Best Schools in Forest City

There are 11 schools in Forest City.

Elementary Schools
9

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School

Public, PK-5

7

Spindale Elementary School

Public, PK-5

6

Ellenboro Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
4

East Rutherford Middle School

Public, 6-8

3

Chase Middle School

Public, 6-8

3

R-S Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
5

Chase High School

Public, 9-12

3

East Rutherford High School

Public, 9-12

3

R-S Central High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Forest City by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
32%
Single residents
Home owners
69%
Home owners
Median age
39
Median age
Household income
$32,134
Median household income
College educated
21%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Forest City commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
100% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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