Forty Fort, PA

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Forty Fort Profile


Overview

Forty Fort is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,239 people and just one neighborhood, Forty Fort is the 365th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Forty Fort was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some boroughs, Forty Fort isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Forty Fort are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forty Fort is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forty Fort who work in sales jobs (11.20%), business and financial occupations (10.80%), and office and administrative support (10.06%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Forty Fort Demographics

In terms of college education, Forty Fort is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.81% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Forty Fort in 2018 was $31,354, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,416 for a family of four. However, Forty Fort contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Forty Fort is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Forty Fort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forty Fort residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Forty Fort also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.07% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Forty Fort include Irish, Polish, German, Italian, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Forty Fort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Forty Fort, PA HOMES

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TYPE OF Forty Fort, PA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Forty Fort VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Forty Fort Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Dana Elementary School Ctr
50 Dana Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704
KG-05
Wyoming Valley West High School
150 Wadham Street
Plymouth, PA 18651
09-12
Wyoming Valley West Middle School
201 Chester Street
Kingston, PA 18704
06-08
Solomon/plains Elementary School
41 Abbott St
Plains, PA 18705
KG-06
Solomon/plains Junior High School
43 Abbott St
Plains, PA 18705
07-08
James M Coughlin Junior And Senior High School
80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

WYOMING VALLEY WEST SD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 80.1% 51.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 79.1% 48.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 2.1%

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