Businesses in Forest Hills, Queens

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 30.3%
 Shopping: 13.4%
 Professional Services: 11%
 Restaurants: 9.2%
 Home Services: 6.1%
 Other: 30%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons8719.4 years4.31.3
Hairdressers8219.3 years4.31.2
Social work6832.1 years3.81.0
Banks3978.8 years3.30.6
Finance other4175.3 years3.70.6
Loan companies5618.6 years4.50.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets4926.3 years4.10.7
General contractors3825.2 years4.70.6
Real estate15227.5 years3.92.3
Dentists15227.6 years4.72.3
Health and medical1,22326.4 years4.218.5
Hospitals3832.2 years4.00.6
Physicians and surgeons38127.8 years4.05.7
Physiotherapy5217.5 years4.70.8
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists5027.2 years3.30.8
Accountants6125.9 years4.00.9
Corporate management6421.3 years4.21.0
Lawyers legal18126.3 years4.72.7
Scientific and technical services3920.5 years4.70.6
Bars, pubs and taverns3821.8 years4.30.6
Clothing stores4622.2 years3.90.7
Electronics stores6424.8 years4.41.0
Pharmacies and drug stores6035.6 years3.60.9
Shopping other5733.7 years4.10.9
Area of Forest Hills, Queens2.6 sq mi
Population66,279
Male Population30,507 (46%)
Female Population35,772 (54%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +5.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -1.5%
Median Age42.5
Male Median Age40.6
Female Median Age44.2
Area Codes212646718917
NeighborhoodsForest Hills
Local TimeMonday 5:13 AM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Lat & Lng40.71621° / -73.85014°
Zip Codes11375

Forest Hills, Queens - Map

Forest Hills, Queens Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population63,08768,98867,26166,279
Population Density24,264 / mi²26,533 / mi²25,869 / mi²25,491 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forest Hills, Queens Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 1.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Forest Hills, Queens+5.1%-3.9%-1.5%
New York+16.9%+3.3%+1.6%
New York State+15.2%+7.1%+1.6%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forest Hills, Queens Median Age

Median Age: 42.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Forest Hills, Queens42.5 years44.2 years40.6 years
New York35.5 years36.8 years34.1 years
New York State38.1 years39.6 years36.6 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forest Hills, Queens Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,8891,7983,688
5-91,4781,3622,841
10-141,2161,1522,369
15-191,1871,0572,244
20-241,3131,5682,881
25-292,2392,6674,906
30-342,7653,1555,921
35-392,8683,0125,880
40-442,3302,5114,842
45-492,3052,5054,811
50-542,2132,5974,810
55-592,0612,5324,593
60-641,9412,4404,381
65-691,2861,7593,046
70-741,1131,4492,563
75-798651,2522,118
80-846881,3232,012
85 Plus7501,6332,383
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forest Hills, Queens Population Density

Population Density: 25,491 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Forest Hills, Queens66,2792.6 sq mi25,491 / mi²
New York8.1 million302.8 sq mi26,812 / mi²
New York State19.4 million54,555.3 sq mi355.2 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forest Hills, Queens Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Forest Hills, Queens

 Moderate: 59.7%
 Inexpensive: 29.4%
 Expensive: 7.2%
 Very Expensive: 3.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Forest Hills, Queens CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Forest Hills, Queens954,087 t14.4 t366,954 t/mi²
New York104,210,564 t12.8 t344,120 t/mi²
New York State334,299,374 t17.3 t6,127 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Forest Hills, Queens CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)954,087 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita14.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
FloodMedium (4)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
1/9/9212:50 AM3.157.2 km7,900 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
10/19/853:07 AM3.629.3 km6,000 mNew Yorkusgs.gov
3/9/798:49 PM3.155.2 km3,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
1/30/798:30 AM3.556.2 km5,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
4/13/767:39 AM3.117.8 kmNoneGreater New York area, New Jerseyusgs.gov
6/7/7412:45 PM3.395.2 km2,000 mNew Yorkusgs.gov
3/23/5711:02 AM3.881.4 km10,000 mNew Jerseyusgs.gov
9/1/953:09 AM4.155 kmNoneNew Jerseyusgs.gov
8/10/8411:07 AM5.518.1 kmNoneNew Yorkusgs.gov
11/29/837:57 PM5.363.2 kmNoneNew Jerseyusgs.gov

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Forest Hills, Queens

Hills is a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens. Originally, the area was referred to as "Whitepot". Forest Hills is bounded by 62nd Drive, Thornton Place, and Selfridge Street to the west, Metropolitan Avenue to the south, U..  ︎  Forest Hills, Queens Wikipedia Page

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