Forest Park, Ohio Population 2024

19,588

Forest Park is a city located in Butler County and Hamilton County Ohio. Forest Park has a 2024 population of 19,588. Forest Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -2.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Park is $80,163 with a poverty rate of 10.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Park is 38.5 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Forest Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.1%
  • White: 27.55%
  • Other race: 6.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Asian: 4.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.04%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,037.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.88% (-580)
The current population of Forest Park, Ohio is 19,588 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,168.

Forest Park, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American11,02355.1%
White5,51127.55%
Other race1,3086.54%
Two or more races1,0845.42%
Asian8364.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2341.17%
Native American90.04%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Forest Park Population by Race

Forest Park Population Pyramid 2024

Forest Park Median Age

38.5

Total

36.7

Male

40.4

Female

Forest Park Adults

There are 16,135 adults, (3,577 of whom are seniors) in Forest Park.

Forest Park Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Park Sex Ratio

Female10,14050.69%
Male9,86549.31%

Forest Park Population by Age

Forest Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8282.5457.142.9
Non Family2,9611.1945.854.2
Married2,5683.4576.723.3
Female1,6133.2849.350.7
Male6863.2450.749.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4253.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,0047.15%
High School Graduate4,71533.59%
Some College2,95721.07%
Associates Degree1,0267.31%
Bachelors Degree2,69719.21%
Graduate Degree1,2128.63%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black7,7557,1041,753
White3,9473,7041,430
Hispanic1,262979337
Other Race665451107
Asian624431193
2+ Races474468280
Islander121680
Native American999

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Forest Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,977$41,698$40,144
Less Than 9th Grade$34,274$36,121$22,721
High School Graduate$37,692$41,667$34,375
Some College$39,583$38,063$43,632
Bachelors Degree$44,766$59,848$41,285
Graduate Degree$46,543$38,611$65,283

$40,977

Average Earnings

$41,698

Average Male

$40,144

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

81.85% of Forest Park residents speak only English, while 18.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.44% of the population.

Forest Park Language

Forest Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,9838677.89%
Other1,30838229.2%
White4,5793768.21%
Hispanic2,30235715.51%
Islander234234100%
Multiple1,07518317.02%
Asian836313.71%

10.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

14.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is Asian, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.37%.

Forest Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.75%
Some College8.13%
High School6.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

Forest Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.72%
Female Unemployed19.48%
Female Employed6.42%
Male Employed5.35%

Forest Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,690$80,163
Families$80,113$86,991
Married Families$89,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,981$63,887

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

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

1,197

Number of Veterans

1,074

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam452
First Gulf War145
Korea76
Second Gulf War69
World War II0

Forest Park Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74399
55 to 64341
75+242
35 to 54192
18 to 3423

Forest Park Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White58612.26%
Black5025.49%
2+ Races8313.83%
Hispanic604.36%
Other Race232.74%
Native American333.33%

Forest Park Veterans by Race

Forest Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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

59.03%

Born in Forest Park

83.78%

Native Born

16.22%

Foreign Born

9.65%

Non Citizen

6.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.78% of Forest Park residents were born in the United States, with 59.03% having been born in Ohio. 9.65% 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
202918,863-145-0.76%
202819,008-145-0.76%
202719,153-145-0.75%
202619,298-145-0.75%
202519,443-145-0.74%
202419,588-145-0.73%
202319,733-145-0.73%
202219,878-168-0.84%
202120,046-122-0.6%
202020,1681,5588.37%
201918,610-27-0.14%
201818,637-51-0.27%
201718,688-5-0.03%
201618,69330.02%
201518,690-27-0.14%
201418,717220.12%
201318,695390.21%
201218,656150.08%
201118,641-52-0.28%
201018,693-770-3.96%
200019,4638544.59%
199018,609430.23%
198018,5663,42722.64%
197015,13900%

Forest Park Population by Year