Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2024

10,269

Forest Acres is a city located in Richland County South Carolina. Forest Acres has a 2024 population of 10,269. Forest Acres is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,537 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Acres is $96,606 with a poverty rate of 9.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Acres is 38.6 years, 36.9 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Forest Acres Demographics

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

  • White: 79.04%
  • Black or African American: 13.87%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,220.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.54% (-268)
The current population of Forest Acres, South Carolina is 10,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,537.

Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,31079.04%
Black or African American1,45813.87%
Two or more races5224.96%
Asian1891.8%
Other race350.33%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Acres Population by Race

Forest Acres Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Acres Median Age

38.6

Total

36.9

Male

42.6

Female

Forest Acres Adults

There are 7,967 adults, (2,215 of whom are seniors) in Forest Acres.

Forest Acres Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Acres Sex Ratio

Female5,50652.37%
Male5,00847.63%

Forest Acres Population by Age

Forest Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6942.2377.922.1
Non Family2,0681.1275.124.9
Married1,8853.1992.57.5
Female5603.034852
Male1812.450.349.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Acres Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade971.37%
9th to 12th Grade2002.82%
High School Graduate72010.14%
Some College1,26417.8%
Associates Degree5197.31%
Bachelors Degree2,40433.84%
Graduate Degree1,89926.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,7815,6383,864
Black857740242
2+ Races20420491
Asian17113468
Hispanic14414447
Other Race17170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.84%.

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,841$61,910$47,734
Less Than 9th Grade$41,979$41,493$0
High School Graduate$34,141$0$34,805
Some College$37,236$46,705$35,676
Bachelors Degree$61,860$83,355$55,208
Graduate Degree$72,829$88,603$62,083

$54,841

Average Earnings

$61,910

Average Male

$47,734

Average Female

Forest Acres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Acres Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Acres Language

94.43% of Forest Acres residents speak only English, while 5.57% 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

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,2075656.88%
Black1,42636725.74%
Asian1897740.74%
Hispanic18852.66%
Multiple52250.96%

9.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

10.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is Asian, with 40.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is Multiple, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.97%.

Forest Acres Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.31%
High School12.08%
Some College7.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%

Forest Acres Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed59.26%
Female Unemployed19.85%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed1.27%

Forest Acres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Acres Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,110$96,606
Families$90,915$114,312
Married Families$115,559$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,881$72,465

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Acres Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Acres Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Acres Marriage

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

Forest Acres Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Acres Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

664

Number of Veterans

637

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam227
Second Gulf War171
Korea115
World War II113
First Gulf War58

Forest Acres Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+341
65 to 74103
35 to 5482
18 to 3472
55 to 6466

Forest Acres Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5118.08%
Black13512.69%
Hispanic128.16%
Asian105.85%
2+ Races82.42%

Forest Acres Veterans by Race

Forest Acres Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Acres Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Acres Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Acres Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Acres Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.67%

Born in Forest Acres

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Forest Acres residents were born in the United States, with 51.67% having been born in South Carolina. 2.12% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,934-67-0.67%
202810,001-67-0.67%
202710,068-67-0.66%
202610,135-67-0.66%
202510,202-67-0.65%
202410,269-67-0.65%
202310,336-67-0.64%
202210,403-85-0.81%
202110,488-49-0.47%
202010,5372942.87%
201910,243-53-0.51%
201810,296-34-0.33%
201710,330-43-0.41%
201610,373-83-0.79%
201510,45680.08%
201410,44870.07%
201310,441340.33%
201210,407380.37%
201110,369230.22%
201010,346-212-2.01%
200010,5583,36146.7%
19907,1971,16419.29%
19806,033-775-11.38%
19706,8082,96677.2%
19603,84260218.58%
19503,24000%
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Forest Acres Population by Year