Forest Jobs

  • CDL A OTR Company Truck Driver

    Ozark Motor Lines - Forest, MS

    Want to get home every weekend? The sooner you call Ozark, the sooner you will be! Ozark Motor Lines is looking for OTR drivers who want to take advantage of the new sign on bonus...

    from Ozark Motor Lines - 22 days ago
  • CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Drivers

    Minstar Transport - Forest, MS

    Owner Operators: Minstar has CDL-A Truck Driving Positions Available in your area! MinStar Transport is offering a new pay package for Owner Operator Truck Drivers and a new...

    from Minstar Transport - 13 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Regional and OTR Company Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Forest, MS

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 30+ days ago
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Forest, Mississippi

Forest is a city in Scott County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 5,987 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Scott County .

Forest Careers

Among the most common occupations in Forest are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 34%; Service occupations, 18%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 17%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Forest, Mississippi work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Forest Industries

The leading industries in Forest, Mississippi are Manufacturing, 36%; Educational, health and social services, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Forest job listings indicate that the following industries in Forest are hiring the most workers:

Forest Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Forest, Mississippi is $20,551, and the median income of households in Forest was $25,638.

Average Salaries in Forest, MS

Forest, MS


According to our Forest Trends data, the number of Forest, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 64% since August 2013.
Forest job trends

Forest Employment Statistics

Population of Forest
Total population 5,987
Male 48.66%
Female 51.34%
Median age 32.5
Forest Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.3%
Median cost of a home $57,100
Median mortgage payment $475
Renter-occupied homes 36.7%
Vacant housing 7.6%
Median monthly rent $360
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $23,825
Median for all female full-time $17,277
Household Income
Less than $10,000 19%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 47%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
White 41%
Black or African American 52%
Asian 1%
Other 6%
Forest Commute
Carpool 18.8%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 19 minutes