Basic information about the Forrest County
The Forrest County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 471 square miles, with 5 square miles being water areas. There are 74.934 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Forrest County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (59.69%), followed by Black or African American (36.14%) and Some Other Race (1.85%). There are 28.746 households in the county, while 62,12% of them are family households and 37,88% represent non family households. There are 4 cities and towns in Forrest County. The most populated city is Hattiesburg city and the smallest town or village is Rawls Springs CDP.