Forest Hills, TN

Forest Hills is another private city, located between Oak Hill on the east and Belle Meade on the west. Most recently developed in the 1940's and 1950's this gently rolling to steeply hilled and forested neighborhood offers some of the most magnificent city views available.

Notable family names from the 1800's include Compton, Hunt, Hill, Williams, Keitel, Chickering, Morgan, Cotton and Vaughn. 

Most homes were built prior to 1960. The population of Forest Hills is 4,710. Present and past US Senators reside in Forest Hills as well as senior executives from the corporate and Music world. Contemporary stone and wood estates dot the hill tops, offering peace and quiet only minutes from the vibrant downtown Nashville.

Values have historically risen as its location between Green Hills and Brentwood offer multiple work, shopping, and entertainment venues. Many homes are being upgraded, remodeled and revamped.

Radnor Lake and Warner Parks serve the families of Forest Hills.

Private schools are within a 10-20 minute drive. Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and David Lipscomb University are nearby. Major medical services such as St. Thomas hospital, Centennial Medical Complex, and Baptist hospital serve this city.

Demographics

  Forest Hills, TN 37215 National Average
Population of Forest Hills 22418 11535
Median Age 40.9 years 37.47 years
Median Household Income $74564 $42350.95
Percentage of Single Households 43.3% 41.53%
Percentage of Married Households 56.7% 58.46%
Percentage Families (households with children) 18.8% 24.32%
Average Household Size 2.1 people 2.57 people
Percentage College or Better 70% 20.14%
Percentage White Collar 83.7% 47.14%

Cost of Living

  Forest Hills, TN 37215 National Average
Cost of Living Index 109.6 99.52
Average Yearly Utility Cost 5666 3196.27
Average Household Total Consumer Expenditures $75905 per year $41075.28 per year
Average Household Education Expenditures $865 per year $450.93 per year
Average Household Entertainment Expenditures $4100 per year $2207.08 per year
Average Household Transportation Expenditures $2856 per year $1563.85 per year
Average Household Retail Expenditures $34865 per year $18600.46 per year
Average Household Non-RetailExpenditures $41040 per year $22474.81 per year

Quality of Life

  Forest Hills, TN 37215 National Average
Average Winter High Temperature 45.3 degrees 41.29 degrees
Average Winter Low Temperature 25.9 degrees 22.88 degrees
Average Summer High Temperature 89.3 degrees 86.56 degrees
Average Summer Low Temperature 66.1 degrees 62.35 degrees
Average Annual Precipitation 50.6 inches 38.69 inches
Air Quality Index 17 44.59
Total Crime Index 7.3 3.60
Personal Crime Index 8 3.43
Culture Index 115 93.65