Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2021

10,176
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Forest Acres is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 10,176, it is the 40th largest city in South Carolina and the 3067th largest city in the United States . Forest Acres is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,361 in 2010. Forest Acres reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Forest Acres has a population density of 2,212 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Acres is $109,099 with a poverty rate of 9.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $959 per month, and the median house value is $193,700. The median age in Forest Acres is 42.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Forest Acres Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forest Acreswas:

  • White: 76.58%
  • Black or African American: 17.83%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Acres, South Carolina is 10,176 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,298.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,361.

Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,97376.58%
Black or African American1,85617.83%
Asian2532.43%
Two or More Races2352.26%
Some Other Race950.91%
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Forest Acres Population by Race

Forest Acres Population Pyramid $2021

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Forest Acres Median Age

42.1


Total

38.4


Male

46.6


Female

Forest Acres Adults

There are 8,279 adults, (2,191 of whom are seniors) in Forest Acres.

Forest Acres Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Acres Sex Ratio

Female

5,348

51.36%

Male

5,064

48.64%

Forest Acres Population by Age

Forest Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest Acres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.7%51.3%
Male71.3%28.7%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
All76.3%23.7%
Married87.4%12.6%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest Acres Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6832.2176.3
Married2,0772.8887.4
Non Family1,9671.0971.4
Female4583.5648.7
Male1813.371.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Forest Acres Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade260.35%
9th to 12th Grade2293.06%
High School Graduate7079.46%
Some College1,39918.72%
Associates Degree5677.59%
Bachelors Degree2,54134.00%
Graduate Degree2,00426.82%
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Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9445,8623,948
Black1,039908386
Asian18716962
Hispanic14414485
2+ Races12612655
Other Race765212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.42%.

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,381$54,567$40,797
Less Than 9th Grade$11,210$$18,491
High School Graduate$19,688$23,934$15,882
Some College$31,633$36,619$25,078
Bachelors Degree$52,754$63,750$40,893
Graduate Degree$67,679$70,909$62,813

$48,381

Average Earnings

$54,567

Average Male

$40,797

Average Female

Forest Acres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Acres Language by Age

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Forest Acres Language

94.26% of Forest Acres residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Forest Acres Language

Forest Acres Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,83664735.24%
White7,7832703.47%
Asian2532710.67%

9.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

10.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is Black, with 35.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is White, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.72%.

Forest Acres Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.96%
High School14.71%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Forest Acres Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.42%
Male Unemployed8.07%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed3.66%

Forest Acres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Acres Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,212$109,099
Families$93,480$140,147
Married Families$111,473-
Non Families$47,639$65,356
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Income by Household Type

Forest Acres Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Acres Married by Age and Sex

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Forest Acres Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Forest Acres Marital Status by Race

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Forest Acres Marital Status

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882

Number of Veterans

777

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam355
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War100
World War II86
Korea79

Forest Acres Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74237
75+203
55 to 64173
18 to 34165
35 to 54104

Forest Acres Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White70510.81%
Black16812.82%
Hispanic138.02%
2+ Races95.39%

Forest Acres Veterans by Race

Forest Acres Veterans by Education

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2.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Acres Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Acres Employment by Age

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Forest Acres Employment by Race

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Forest Acres Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.85%

Born in Forest Acres

94.45%

Native Born

5.55%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.45% of Forest Acres residents were born in the United States, with 55.85% having been born in South Carolina. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forest Acres Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,176-61-0.60%
202010,237-61-0.59%
201910,298-61-0.59%
201810,359-43-0.41%
201710,402-46-0.44%
201610,448-86-0.82%
201510,53480.08%
201410,52620.02%
201310,524310.30%
201210,493370.35%
201110,456210.20%
201010,435-123-0.12%
200010,5583,3613.91%
19907,1971,1641.78%
19806,033-775-1.20%
19706,8082,9665.89%
19603,8426021.72%
19503,2400.00%

Forest Acres Population by Year