The Forest

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in The Forest?

5,678 people live in The Forest. The median household income is $57,691.

The Forest is a neighborhood in Newport News with a total population of 5,678. It occupies approximately 0.67 square miles.

Overall, expenses in The Forest are 4% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood own their home, with 66% of households being occupied by owners.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 27, 45% of residents are married, and 41% of residents have at least one child. About 15% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The overall risk of crime in The Forest is 64% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 78.3°F, while the average winter temperature is 38.9°F.

This area is zoned for Newport News City Public Schools, which has approximately 30,236 students enrolled across 42 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 78.3°F, while the average winter temperature is 38.9°F.

Financial

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEWPORT NEWS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
42
schools
There are
30,236
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
70%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
59%
lower than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
64%
lower than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
72%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
94%
lower than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
75%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
28
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Some College
Households with children are
41%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
45%

Weather & Natural Disasters