Forestdale, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Forestdale, Alabama Info Snack

Population
8,924
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$122,800
Median Income
$59,041
Median Rent
$791

Forestdale SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Forestdale, AL Cost Of Living

85
Forestdale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forestdale Alabama National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 70 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

Rankings for Forestdale in Alabama

Map Of Forestdale, AL

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Population over time in Forestdale

Year Population % Change
2019 8,924 -3.8%
2018 9,273 -8.4%
2017 10,118 4.5%
2016 9,679 -0.4%
2015 9,716 -4.4%
2014 10,168 -4.9%
2013 10,688 3.6%
2012 10,316 -3.4%
2011 10,676 -1.2%
2010 10,811 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forestdale

White
21.8% (1,949)
African American
72.8% (6,493)
American Indian
0.6% (56)
Asian
0.4% (33)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (11)
Two Or More
0.9% (78)
Hispanic
3.4% (304)
Race Forestdale AL USA
White 21.8% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 72.8% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Forestdale

Female
55.9% (4,989)
Male
44.1% (3,935)
Gender Forestdale AL USA
Female 55.9% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 44.1% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forestdale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (89)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (356)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,677)
Some College
29.0% (2,587)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (981)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (1,517)
Master's Degree
6.0% (535)
Professional Degree
1.0% (89)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (89)
Education Forestdale AL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forestdale, Alabama

Less than $10,000
7.5% (67,355)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (28,832)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (61,210)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.1% (63,101)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (134,001)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.3% (216,955)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.4% (137,074)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.0% (151,963)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (31,905)
Income Forestdale AL USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.1% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.3% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.4% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.0% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 4.1% 7.7%

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