Forest City Jobs

  • CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Drivers

    Minstar Transport - Forest City, NC

    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 safety...

    from Minstar Transport - 16 days ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver

    Davis Express - Forest City, NC

    DAVIS EXPRESS IS NOW HIRING SOUTHEAST REGIONAL COMPANY DRIVERS!!! Drive mostly during low-traffic, nighttime hours, be home every 7 days! We make driver home time and earnings a...

    from Davis Express - 15 hours ago
  • Interior Electrician - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Forest City, NC

    As an Interior Electrician in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a rewarding civilian career while lighting the way for other Soldiers by installing...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
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Forest City, North Carolina

Forest City, formerly known as "Burnt Chimney," is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 7,549 at the 2000 census.

Forest City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Forest City are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 19%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 16%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Forest City, North Carolina work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Forest City Industries

The leading industries in Forest City, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 32%; Retail trade, 14%; and Educational, health and social services, 14%. Simply Hired's Forest City job listings indicate that the following industries in Forest City are hiring the most workers:

Forest City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Forest City, North Carolina is $23,276, and the median income of households in Forest City was $24,243.

Average Salaries in Forest City, NC

Forest City, NC


According to our Forest City Trends data, the number of Forest City, North Carolina jobs has increased by 71% since August 2013.
Forest City job trends

Forest City Employment Statistics

Population of Forest City
Total population 7,549
Male 45.46%
Female 54.54%
Median age 37.8
Forest City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.8%
Median cost of a home $62,700
Median mortgage payment $452
Renter-occupied homes 48.2%
Vacant housing 10.8%
Median monthly rent $404
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,952
Median for all female full-time $19,601
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 22%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 22%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 6%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 47%
Separated 4%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 13%
White 68%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Forest City Commute
Carpool 12.3%
Public transportation 0.8%
Average travel time 18 minutes

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