Forestdale, Alabama Population 2020

9,273

Forestdale is a city located in Alabama. Forestdale has a 2020 population of 9,273. Forestdale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -8.75% 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 $63,767 with a poverty rate of 13.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $832 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Forestdale is 44.1 years, 43.2 years for males, and 44.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.4 males.

Forestdale Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.48%
  • White: 23.54%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forestdale, Alabama is 9,273, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,81473.48%
White2,18323.54%
Some Other Race1111.20%
Two or More Races840.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.51%
Asian340.37%

Forestdale Population Pyramid 2020

Forestdale Median Age

44.1


Total

43.2


Male

44.6


Female

Forestdale Adults

There are 7,334 adults, (1,481 of whom are seniors) in Forestdale.

Forestdale Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forestdale Sex Ratio

Female

5,112

55.13%

Male

4,161

44.87%

Forestdale Households and Families

Forestdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forestdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female69.5%30.5%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7612.4778.2
Married1,5273.1590.3
Non Family1,1341.0670.4
Female9272.9669.5
Male1732.9269.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forestdale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade711.06%
9th to 12th Grade3435.12%
High School Graduate1,88428.15%
Some College2,04030.48%
Associates Degree68510.23%
Bachelors Degree1,17917.62%
Graduate Degree4917.34%

Forestdale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,6104,3341,366
White1,8491,734221
Hispanic1149139
Multiple Races656514
Other Race636311
Native American2525
Asian191919

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,398$33,846$40,051
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,379$31,667$22,344
Some College$36,032$34,638$37,482
Bachelors Degree$50,655$41,042$51,905
Graduate Degree$53,333$$57,548

$36,398

Average Earnings

$33,846

Average Male

$40,051

Average Female

Forestdale Language

Forestdale Language by Age

Forestdale Language

96.13% of Forestdale residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Forestdale Poverty

Forestdale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,81493513.72%
White2,02626312.98%
Hispanic2577930.74%
Other1111816.22%

13.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

15.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forestdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forestdale is Hispanic, with 30.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forestdale is White, with 12.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.75%
High School13.91%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.29%
Male Unemployed30.26%
Male Employed5.34%
Female Employed2.57%

Forestdale Income

Forestdale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,601$63,767
Families$64,432$70,700
Married Families$79,506-
Non Families$35,950$44,096

Forestdale Marital Status

Forestdale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Forestdale Married by Age and Sex

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

Forestdale Veterans

799

Number of Veterans

770

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam292
First Gulf War197
Korea75
Second Gulf War56
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
Black55310.78%
White21410.89%
Hispanic1813.85%
Other1822.78%
2 or More1421.54%

$Forestdale Veterans by Education

10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forestdale Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Forestdale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.17%

Born in Alabama

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.30% of Forestdale residents were born in the United States, with 85.17% having been born in Alabama. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,2730.00%
20199,2730.00%
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%