Forest Meadows, California Population 2024

1,485

Forest Meadows is a city located in Calaveras County California. Forest Meadows has a 2024 population of 1,485. Forest Meadows is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 12.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,324 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Meadows is $98,578 with a poverty rate of 7.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Meadows is 41.8 years, 50 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Forest Meadows Demographics

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

  • White: 93.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.11%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
262.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.16% (161)
The current population of Forest Meadows, California is 1,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,324.

Forest Meadows, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,39093.6%
Two or more races614.11%
Asian291.95%
Other race50.34%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Meadows Population by Race

Forest Meadows Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Meadows Median Age

41.8

Total

50

Male

38.6

Female

Forest Meadows Adults

There are 1,146 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Forest Meadows.

Forest Meadows Age Dependency

117.7

Age Dependency Ratio

68

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Meadows Sex Ratio

Female81254.68%
Male67345.32%

Forest Meadows Population by Age

Forest Meadows Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5892.5297.12.9
Married3882.931000
Non Family16101000
Male236.31000
Female172.470100
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

97.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Meadows Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Meadows Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Meadows Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.5%.

Forest Meadows Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,586

Average Earnings

$28,958

Average Male

$46,012

Average Female

Forest Meadows Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Meadows Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Meadows Language

96.19% of Forest Meadows residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Forest Meadows Language

Forest Meadows Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3751178.51%
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7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.97%

Male Poverty Rate

2.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Meadows

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Meadows is White, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Meadows is White, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Forest Meadows Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School10.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Forest Meadows Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.41%
Female Employed6.52%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Forest Meadows Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Meadows Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Meadows Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Meadows Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Meadows 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 35-44.

Forest Meadows Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Meadows Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Forest Meadows Veterans by War

count

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Forest Meadows Veterans by Age

count

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Forest Meadows Veterans by Race

Forest Meadows Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Meadows Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Meadows Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Meadows Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Meadows 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

84.98%

Born in Forest Meadows

95.62%

Native Born

4.38%

Foreign Born

3.43%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.62% of Forest Meadows residents were born in the United States, with 84.98% having been born in California. 3.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Forest Meadows Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,485
20231,485
20221,4851148.32%
20211,371473.55%
20201,324-3-0.23%
20191,327-189-12.47%
20181,516-199-11.6%
20171,715-21-1.21%
20161,73616810.71%
20151,568-106-6.33%
20141,6741036.56%
20131,57125819.65%
20121,313-233-15.07%
20111,54629723.78%
20101,249
showing: 15 rows

Forest Meadows Population by Year