Forest Jobs

  • 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
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Forest, MS

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Forest, MS

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 7 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 October 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