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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Forest Park, Georgia Info Snack

Population
19,884
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
21.3%
Median Home
$76,800
Median Income
$35,585
Median Rent
$863

Forest Park SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
5

Forest Park, GA Crime Report

1,080
Total Crimes
5,346.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
127.88%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Forest Park
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,080 5,346.0 2,407.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 203 1,004.9 400.1 387.8
Murder 2 9.9 8.8 6.5
Robbery 46 227.7 65.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 128 633.6 293.8 279.7
Property Crime 877 4,341.2 2,007.4 1,958.2
Burglary 119 589.1 290.7 314.2
Larceny 634 3,138.3 1,478.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 124 613.8 238.2 246.0

Forest Park, GA Cost Of Living

85
Forest Park's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Forest Park Georgia National Average
Overall 85 91 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 105 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 47 87 100
Transportation 101 98 100
Utilities 85 91 100

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
2020 19,884 2.1%
2019 19,483 1.1%
2018 19,271 0.6%
2017 19,156 1.1%
2016 18,953 0.9%
2015 18,783 0.3%
2014 18,731 -0.7%
2013 18,856 -1.0%
2012 19,048 -1.4%
2011 19,322 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest Park

White
16.8% (3,339)
African American
53.4% (10,611)
American Indian
0.2% (34)
Asian
5.7% (1,128)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (14)
Two Or More
2.1% (426)
Hispanic
21.8% (4,332)
Race Forest Park GA USA
White 16.8% 52.1% 60.1%
African American 53.4% 31.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 5.7% 4.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 21.8% 9.6% 18.2%

Gender in Forest Park

Female
52.1% (10,366)
Male
47.9% (9,518)
Gender Forest Park GA USA
Female 52.1% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.6% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
8.0% (1,590)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (3,181)
High School / GED
40.0% (7,953)
Some College
19.0% (3,777)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,789)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (1,391)
Master's Degree
1.0% (198)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Forest Park GA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 20.0% 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
6.1% (122,089)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (123,217)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.7% (352,735)
$25,000 to $34,999
19.2% (381,777)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (314,106)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.6% (409,691)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (178,482)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.6% (90,791)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.4% (7,612)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (7,894)
Income Forest Park GA USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 6.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.7% 9.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 19.2% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.6% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 12.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.6% 14.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.4% 6.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 7.1% 8.3%

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