Forest Park, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Forest Park, Georgia Info Snack

Population
19,723
Unemployment
9.4%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$67,100
Median Income
$36,792
Median Rent
$866

Forest Park SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
6

Forest Park, GA Crime Report

1,049
Total Crimes
5,174.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
108.92%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Forest Park
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,049 5,174.4 2,716.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 146 720.2 340.7 366.7
Murder 2 9.9 6.2 5.0
Robbery 66 325.6 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 69 340.4 232.0 250.2
Property Crime 903 4,454.2 2,375.8 2,109.9
Burglary 131 646.2 372.1 340.5
Larceny 654 3,226.0 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 118 582.1 223.9 219.9

Forest Park, GA Cost Of Living

87
Forest Park's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forest Park Georgia National Average
Overall 87 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 47 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100

Forest Park, GA Photos

Forest Parkc Georgia City Hall
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Forest Park in Georgia

Map Of Forest Park, GA

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Population over time in Forest Park

Year Population % Change
2019 19,723 1.2%
2018 19,483 1.1%
2017 19,271 0.6%
2016 19,156 1.1%
2015 18,953 0.9%
2014 18,783 0.3%
2013 18,731 -0.7%
2012 18,856 -1.0%
2011 19,048 -1.4%
2010 19,322 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest Park

White
17.3% (3,412)
African American
45.4% (8,955)
American Indian
0.5% (106)
Asian
6.7% (1,314)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (29)
Two Or More
2.8% (556)
Hispanic
27.1% (5,351)
Race Forest Park GA USA
White 17.3% 52.7% 60.7%
African American 45.4% 31.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.7% 3.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.1% 9.5% 18.0%

Gender in Forest Park

Female
52.2% (10,302)
Male
47.8% (9,421)
Gender Forest Park GA USA
Female 52.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Forest Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (2,366)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (3,155)
High School / GED
37.0% (7,297)
Some College
20.0% (3,944)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,380)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (1,380)
Master's Degree
1.0% (197)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forest Park GA USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forest Park, Georgia

Less than $10,000
5.1% (100,730)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.6% (188,945)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.7% (368,055)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (271,794)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.8% (390,108)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (394,579)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (163,017)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.0% (79,273)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.4% (8,642)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (7,152)
Income Forest Park GA USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 6.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.6% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.7% 9.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.8% 12.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.0% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.4% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 6.5% 7.7%

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