Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2020

10,231

Forest Acres is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 10,231, it is the 41st largest city in South Carolina and the 3052nd largest city in the United States. Forest Acres is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,361 in 2010. Forest Acres reached it's highest population of 10,558 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Forest Acres has a population density of 2,224 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Acres is $101,732 with a poverty rate of 11.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $186,700. The median age in Forest Acres is 40.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Forest Acres Demographics

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

  • White: 73.32%
  • Black or African American: 21.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Acres, South Carolina is 10,231, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,361.

Forest Acres, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,64973.32%
Black or African American2,19721.06%
Two or More Races2602.49%
Asian2142.05%
Some Other Race990.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.13%

Forest Acres Population Pyramid 2020

Forest Acres Median Age

40.4


Total

36.3


Male

44.9


Female

Forest Acres Adults

There are 8,197 adults, (1,980 of whom are seniors) in Forest Acres.

Forest Acres Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Acres Sex Ratio

Female

5,414

51.89%

Male

5,019

48.11%

Forest Acres Households and Families

Forest Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forest Acres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male62%38%
Female46.6%53.4%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5572.2875.1
Married1,9362.988
Non Family1,8681.1872.1
Female6033.4546.6
Male1503.1362

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forest Acres Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade310.42%
9th to 12th Grade3254.37%
High School Graduate7299.80%
Some College1,59121.38%
Associates Degree5717.67%
Bachelors Degree2,33331.36%
Graduate Degree1,86025.00%

Forest Acres Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7175,5903,635
Black1,2131,054389
Multiple Races16014258
Asian15413528
Hispanic11711771
Other Race865312
Native American1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 63.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,239$49,474$38,750
Less Than High School$15,217$$19,924
High School Grad$18,375$24,621$10,446
Some College$31,371$35,677$25,872
Bachelors Degree$51,321$63,938$39,375
Graduate Degree$61,285$63,000$57,140

$44,239

Average Earnings

$49,474

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Forest Acres Language

Forest Acres Language by Age

Forest Acres Language

95.01% of Forest Acres residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Forest Acres Poverty

Forest Acres Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,18481037.09%
White7,5182483.30%
Multiple2566224.22%
Asian2143014.02%

11.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.80%

Male Poverty Rate

12.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is Black, with 37.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Acres is White, with 3.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.97%.

Name Poverty
High School21.95%
Less Than High School19.38%
Some College7.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.00%
Female Employed5.89%
Male Employed4.60%
Male Unemployed3.03%

Forest Acres Income

Forest Acres Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,926$101,732
Families$84,107$131,694
Married Families$105,147-
Non Families$45,427$57,174

Forest Acres Marital Status

Forest Acres Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Acres Married by Age and Sex

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

Forest Acres Veterans

757

Number of Veterans

649

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam287
Second Gulf War189
First Gulf War106
Korea63
World War II52
Name Veterans % of Total
White6199.76%
Black1309.29%
Hispanic1612.03%
2 or More84.40%

$Forest Acres Veterans by Education

2.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Acres Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Acres Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.04%

Born in South Carolina

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.92% of Forest Acres residents were born in the United States, with 58.04% having been born in South Carolina. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,231-50-0.49%
201910,281-50-0.48%
201810,331-48-0.46%
201710,379-50-0.48%
201610,429-87-0.83%
201510,51630.03%
201410,51350.05%
201310,508320.31%
201210,476370.35%
201110,439200.19%
201010,419-139-0.13%
200010,5583,3613.91%
19907,1971,1641.78%
19806,033-775-1.20%
19706,8082,9665.89%
19603,8426021.72%
19503,2400.00%