Forest Park, Georgia Population 2024

19,118

Forest Park is a city located in Clayton County Georgia. Forest Park has a 2024 population of 19,118. Forest Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -3.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,729 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Park is $54,337 with a poverty rate of 17.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Park is 31.3 years, 30.9 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Forest Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.27%
  • White: 20.16%
  • Other race: 12.37%
  • Two or more races: 7.44%
  • Asian: 5.63%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
9.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,053.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.1% (-611)
The current population of Forest Park, Georgia is 19,118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,729.

Forest Park, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,64754.27%
White3,95620.16%
Other race2,42712.37%
Two or more races1,4597.44%
Asian1,1055.63%
Native American250.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Park Population by Race

Forest Park Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Park Median Age

31.3

Total

30.9

Male

32.4

Female

Forest Park Adults

There are 13,912 adults, (2,554 of whom are seniors) in Forest Park.

Forest Park Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Park Sex Ratio

Female9,70749.48%
Male9,91250.52%

Forest Park Population by Age

Forest Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0212.733664
Non Family3,0291.333.666.4
Married1,8433.849.650.4
Female1,5983.773070
Male5514.0320.979.1
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3.65

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

36.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Park 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 Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 23.16%.

Forest Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,292

Average Earnings

$34,076

Average Male

$32,931

Average Female

Forest Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Park Language

72.83% of Forest Park residents speak only English, while 27.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.81% of the population.

Forest Park Language

Forest Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,3611,45314.02%
Hispanic4,44688219.84%
White2,38571930.15%
Other2,35747320.07%
Multiple1,45940627.83%
Asian1,10514012.67%
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17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.75%

Male Poverty Rate

22.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is White, with 30.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is Asian, with 12.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.96%.

Forest Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.23%
Some College18.17%
High School12.81%
Bachelors or Greater9.74%
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Forest Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.21%
Male Unemployed28.75%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed7.11%
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Forest Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Park 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 45-54.

Forest Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

601

Number of Veterans

562

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Forest Park Veterans by War

count

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Forest Park Veterans by Age

count

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Forest Park Veterans by Race

Forest Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Park 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

60.78%

Born in Forest Park

84.75%

Native Born

15.25%

Foreign Born

9.2%

Non Citizen

6.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.75% of Forest Park residents were born in the United States, with 60.78% having been born in Georgia. 9.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,413-141-0.76%
202818,554-141-0.75%
202718,695-141-0.75%
202618,836-141-0.74%
202518,977-141-0.74%
202419,118-141-0.73%
202319,259-141-0.73%
202219,400-141-0.72%
202119,541-188-0.95%
202019,729-320-1.6%
201920,049-24-0.12%
201820,0732661.34%
201719,8071920.98%
201619,6153972.07%
201519,2183852.04%
201418,8331130.6%
201318,720-106-0.56%
201218,8262361.27%
201118,590980.53%
201018,492-2,955-13.78%
200021,4474,52226.72%
199016,925-1,857-9.89%
198018,782-1,212-6.06%
197019,9945,79340.79%
196014,20111,548435.28%
19502,6532,053342.17%
1940600
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Forest Park Population by Year