Forestdale, Alabama Population 2021

8,924
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Forestdale is a city located in Alabama. Forestdale has a 2020 population of 8,924. Forestdale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,162 in 2010. Forestdale reached it's highest population of 10,688 in 2013.

The average household income in Forestdale is $66,484 with a poverty rate of 8.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $791 per month, and the median house value is $122,800. The median age in Forestdale is 45.1 years, 45.4 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Forestdale Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.76%
  • White: 24.19%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forestdale, Alabama is 8,924 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,273.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,162.

Forestdale, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,49372.76%
White2,15924.19%
Some Other Race1051.18%
Two or More Races780.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.63%
Asian330.37%
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Forestdale Population by Race

Forestdale Population Pyramid $2021

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Forestdale Median Age

45.1


Total

45.4


Male

44.7


Female

Forestdale Adults

There are 7,217 adults, (1,507 of whom are seniors) in Forestdale.

Forestdale Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Forestdale Sex Ratio

Female

4,989

55.91%

Male

3,935

44.09%

Forestdale Population by Age

Forestdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forestdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All79.2%20.8%
Female75.5%24.5%
Male72.2%27.8%
Non Family71.3%28.7%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forestdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7762.3679.2
Married1,3483.1690.3
Non Family1,2921.0971.3
Female9562.8575.5
Male1802.9372.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Forestdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1161.75%
9th to 12th Grade2714.09%
High School Graduate1,96029.54%
Some College1,91228.82%
Associates Degree74411.21%
Bachelors Degree1,11416.79%
Graduate Degree5177.79%
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Forestdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forestdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6274,3761,312
White1,7871,677213
Hispanic1199366
2+ Races474711
Other Race383811
Native American2525
Asian181818

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Forestdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,605$35,938$40,015
Less Than 9th Grade$$2,500$
High School Graduate$32,244$36,277$28,106
Some College$38,586$37,299$39,434
Bachelors Degree$46,307$37,065$52,989
Graduate Degree$52,857$52,778$53,125

$37,605

Average Earnings

$35,938

Average Male

$40,015

Average Female

Forestdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forestdale Language by Age

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Forestdale Language

95.53% of Forestdale residents speak only English, while 4.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Forestdale Language

Forestdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4934687.21%
White1,94927213.96%
Hispanic3045417.76%

8.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forestdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forestdale is Hispanic, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forestdale is Black, with 7.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.65%.

Forestdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.51%
High School13.01%
Some College7.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Forestdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.09%
Male Unemployed20.93%
Male Employed3.09%
Female Employed2.08%

Forestdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forestdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,041$66,484
Families$67,778$75,319
Married Families$80,595-
Non Families$36,974$45,334
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Income by Household Type

Forestdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Forestdale Married by Age and Sex

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Forestdale 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 45-54.

Forestdale Marital Status by Race

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Forestdale Marital Status

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687

Number of Veterans

662

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam250
First Gulf War180
Korea58
Second Gulf War52
World War II10

Forestdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64201
65 to 74186
35 to 54155
75+121
18 to 3424

Forestdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4679.21%
White20910.85%
Hispanic1510.34%
2+ Races1123.40%

Forestdale Veterans by Race

Forestdale Veterans by Education

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7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forestdale Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Forestdale Employment by Age

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Forestdale Employment by Race

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Forestdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.13%

Born in Forestdale

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Forestdale residents were born in the United States, with 85.13% having been born in Alabama. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forestdale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,9240.00%
20208,9240.00%
20198,924-349-3.76%
20189,273-845-8.35%
201710,1184394.54%
20169,679-37-0.38%
20159,716-452-4.45%
201410,168-520-4.87%
201310,6883723.61%
201210,316-360-3.37%
201110,6765145.06%
201010,1620.00%

Forestdale Population by Year