Forest Glen, Maryland Population 2024

6,693

Forest Glen is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Forest Glen has a 2024 population of 6,693. Forest Glen is currently declining at a rate of -1.22% annually but its population has increased by 12.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,957 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Glen is $163,918 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median age in Forest Glen is 37.8 years: 36.6 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Forest Glen Demographics

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

  • White: 47.03%
  • Other race: 21.45%
  • Two or more races: 11.9%
  • Black or African American: 11.34%
  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,674.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.36% (736)
The current population of Forest Glen, Maryland is 6,693 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,957.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,22647.03%
Other race1,47121.45%
Two or more races81611.9%
Black or African American77811.34%
Asian5287.7%
Native American400.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Glen Population by Race

Forest Glen Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Glen Median Age

37.8

Total

36.6

Male

39.6

Female

Forest Glen Adults

There are 4,994 adults, (1,210 of whom are seniors) in Forest Glen.

Forest Glen Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Glen Sex Ratio

Female3,70754.05%
Male3,15245.95%

Forest Glen Population by Age

Forest Glen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5312.656139
Married1,1703.3477.322.7
Non Family9351.1544.255.8
Female2364.7832.667.4
Male1903.1978.421.6

3.39

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Glen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade47210.52%
Associates Degree1763.92%
Bachelors Degree1,38230.79%
Graduate Degree1,29628.88%
High School Graduate4109.14%
Less Than 9th Grade2024.5%
Some College55012.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Glen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Glen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1822,1691,882
Hispanic1,032487175
Black629513174
Other Race52614526
2+ Races503386246
Asian409409283
Native American16160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 86.25%.

Forest Glen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,750$119,219$81,141
Graduate Degree$138,558$157,578$119,028
High School Graduate$28,558$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$34,271$63,162$21,930
Overall$80,489$94,250$77,941
Some College$35,107$31,389$0

$80,489

Average Earnings

$94,250

Average Male

$77,941

Average Female

Forest Glen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Glen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Glen Language

58.91% of Forest Glen residents speak only English, while 41.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.38% of the population.

Forest Glen Language

Forest Glen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,12443020.24%
Other1,47137525.49%
Black73013117.95%
Multiple80912215.08%
White2,874341.18%
Asian528183.41%

10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.59%

Male Poverty Rate

11.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Glen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Glen is Other, with 25.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Glen is White, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.95%.

Forest Glen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.26%
High School20%
Some College11.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.8%

Forest Glen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Unemployed22.75%
Female Employed5.83%
Male Employed3.72%

Forest Glen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Glen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$157,708$200,397
Households$114,631$163,918
Married Families$216,364$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,636$98,651

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Glen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Glen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Glen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Forest Glen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Glen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

140

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam36
Korea19
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War15
World War II0

Forest Glen Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+73
55 to 6445
35 to 5417
65 to 745
18 to 340

Forest Glen Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White823.32%
Hispanic433.42%
Black324.26%
Other Race263.71%

Forest Glen Veterans by Race

Forest Glen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Glen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Glen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Glen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Glen 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

28.3%

Born in Forest Glen

75.75%

Native Born

24.25%

Foreign Born

11.31%

Non Citizen

12.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.75% of Forest Glen residents were born in the United States, with 28.3% having been born in Maryland. 11.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Glen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,693-83-1.22%
20236,776-83-1.21%
20226,859-83-1.2%
20216,94298516.54%
20205,957-512-7.91%
20196,469-120-1.82%
20186,589-215-3.16%
20176,804-111-1.61%
20166,915-459-6.22%
20157,374-19-0.26%
20147,393100.14%
20137,3835187.55%
20126,8653725.73%
20116,493-89-1.35%
20106,58200%

Forest Glen Population by Year