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Where is Forrest County, Mississippi?

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Forrest County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Forrest is found in the county seat of Hattiesburg.

With a total 1,217.92 sq. km of land and water area, Forrest County, Mississippi is the 2280th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 76,330 people, Forrest County has a total 32362 households earning 36726 on average per year.

Forrest County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28035
Area Codes 601
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Hattiesburg (population: 46,318), Petal (population: 21,871), Brooklyn (population: 1,770)
Land Area 29,471 sq miles
Water Area 466 sq miles
Household Income $36,726
Housing Units 32,362
Median Home Value $117,500
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 27% of population
Retail Spending $26,812 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $158,846 per capita
Universities and Colleges University of Southern Mississippi, The Academy of Hair Design Six

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.