Forest Acres, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 10,603 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 5,001  (47.2%)
Females: 5,602  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 29206.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,019 (it was $46,628 in 2000)
Forest Acres:

$60,019
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $42,997 (it was $29,907 in 2000)

Forest Acres city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $190,478 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Forest Acres:

$190,478
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $244,124; Detached houses: $258,908; Townhouses or other attached units: $264,044; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,669

Median gross rent in 2016: $882.

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  • Races in Forest Acres, SC (2016)

    Forest Acres races chart
    • 7,81772.5%White alone
    • 2,18620.3%Black alone
    • 2352.2%Two or more races
    • 1871.7%Hispanic
    • 1751.6%Asian alone
    • 450.4%Other race alone
    • 280.3%American Indian alone

Races in Forest Acres detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forest Acres: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (13.5%), German (7.9%), Irish (7.7%), English (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (7.0%), European (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 248 feet

Land area: 4.59 square miles.

Population density: 2,311 people per square mile   (low).

Forest Acres,SC real estate house value index trend

Forest Acres, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Forest Acres:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Acres city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

504 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

4.7%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,298 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,065 (0.6%)

Forest Acres satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (2.9 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (81.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (522.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Arcadia Lakes, SC (0.9 miles ), Woodfield, SC (1.5 miles ), Dentsville, SC (1.6 miles ), Columbia, SC (1.7 miles ), West Columbia, SC (2.7 miles ), St. Andrews, SC (2.7 miles ), Pontiac, SC (2.8 miles ), Cayce, SC (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $274,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $398,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $301,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $433,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $363,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $363,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $333,400
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $263,600
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $251,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 80.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +865 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 934 (17.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Forest Acres household income distribution Forest Acres home values distribution

Property values in Forest Acres, SC


Crime rates in Forest Acres by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 012000001100110
per 100,000 0.09.519.10.00.00.00.00.010.19.50.00.09.49.40.0
Rapes 022523030155433
per 100,000 0.019.019.148.719.730.60.030.40.09.547.247.537.728.228.2
Robberies 292738212424292626312417211113
per 100,000 268.3256.8362.9204.6236.5244.4293.3263.7263.4295.7226.5161.7198.2103.3122.0
Assaults 665340595947437250474550504661
per 100,000 610.6504.2382.0574.8581.5478.7434.8730.3506.5448.4424.7475.5471.8432.0572.6
Burglaries 116101981171101041091231561881811336910589
per 100,000 1,073.2960.8936.01,139.81,084.21,059.31,102.21,247.61,580.41,793.61,708.21,264.7651.1986.0835.4
Theft 737670678585523540501426387462625446325410420
per 100,000 6,818.46,373.76,475.65,699.05,154.75,500.15,066.24,320.93,920.64,407.65,898.54,241.23,066.63,850.13,942.2
Auto thefts 374752492036292526373324203453
per 100,000 342.3447.1496.7477.4197.1366.7293.3253.6263.4353.0311.4228.2188.7319.3497.5
Arson N/A34247130300011
per 100,000 N/A28.538.219.539.471.310.130.40.028.60.00.00.09.49.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 593.8585.9619.7561.2500.9517.0478.2530.0489.1535.2571.1458.1386.2407.3429.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Forest Acres detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
South Carolina average:

2.85

Forest Acres tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Forest Acres: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Forest Acres, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Forest Acres-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Forest Acres city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest Acres-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Forest Acres center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from Forest Acres center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest Acres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Forest Acres:

  • CARTER STREET COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, about 2 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • RICHLAND CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - PARKLANE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • HEARTLAND OF COLUMBIA REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • CRAFTS-FARROW STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • DOWDY GARDNER NCC-FARMER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • DOWDY GARDNER NURSING CTR MCLENDON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Forest Acres:

  • 6 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Acres:

  • Benedict College (about 4 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 5 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 11 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 36 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 36 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • South Carolina State University (about 39 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 51 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

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Notable locations in Forest Acres: Rockbridge Country Club (A), Forest Lake Country Club (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Trenholm Plaza Shopping Center (1), Richland Mall Shopping Center (2), Boulevard Plaza Shopping Center (3), Arcadia Lakes Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forest Acres include: Bethel Church (A), Forest Drive Church (B), Malone Chapel (C), Saint Martins-in-the-Fields Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Forest Lake (A), Boyden Arbor Lake (B), Spring Lake (C), Rockford Lake (D), Upper Rocky Ford Lake (E), Coopers Pond (F), Forest Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Orphanage Branch (A), Jackson Creek (B), Eightmile Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forest Acres include: Trenholm Park (1), Forest Lake Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Richland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.14
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00187
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.8%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 21.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
54 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Forest Acres in 2000:

  • 66 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
South Carolina average:

11.7

Forest Acres travel time to work - commute Forest Acres mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Forest Acres city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant93,739263
Mainline Protestant47,81398
Black Protestant28,50256
Catholic16,3008
Other10,13632
Orthodox7001
None187,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Richland County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richland County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Richland County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

30.0%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forest Acres:

55.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forest Acres:

54.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Forest Acres:

18.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forest Acres:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forest Acres:

35.8%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Forest Acres:

60.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest Acres, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,483$49,9320$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,190$85,1405$2,100
Judicial and Legal 2$7,362$44,1720$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$99,081$47,5591$653
Police - Other 7$23,814$40,8241$1,063
Solid Waste Management 24$65,576$32,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,535$33,2100$0
Totals for Government 65$228,041$42,1007$3,816

Forest Acres government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,471,000 ($138.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,059,000 ($99.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000 ($34.24)
    Central Staff Services: $275,000 ($25.94)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($11.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $100,000 ($9.43)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($6.70)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($4.90)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($3.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $127,000 ($11.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($10.09)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.66)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.38)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.28)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.19)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.09)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,667,000 ($251.53)

Forest Acres government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $212,000 ($19.99)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($1.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $351,000 ($33.10)
    Property Sale Other: $29,000 ($2.74)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($1.89)
    Rents: $9,000 ($0.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $402,000 ($37.91)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,239,000 ($116.85)
    NEC: $1,191,000 ($112.33)
    Public Utilities: $615,000 ($58.00)

Forest Acres government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,441,000 ($135.90)

8.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.18%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lexington County, SC  1.66% ($33,189 average AGI)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.26% ($32,331)
from Sumter County, SC  0.24% ($28,245)


8.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($934 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.19%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lexington County, SC  1.81% ($38,948 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.29% ($41,580)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.27% ($36,220)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Acres:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Acres:

  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Acres:

  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Forest Acres fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $875,000Total costs
  • 212,639Total average daily traffic
  • 13,187Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Forest Acres, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forest Acres)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KG4KGL, Licensee ID: L00295911, Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 11/02/2020, Certifier: Robert S Jenkins, Registrant: Robert S Jenkins, 6413 Bridgewoood Rd, Forest Acres, SC 29206
  • Call Sign: KJ4ABJ, Licensee ID: L01334706, Grant Date: 10/22/2007, Expiration Date: 10/22/2017, Certifier: Michael J Conroy, Registrant: Michael J Conroy, 4421 Briarwood Rd, Forest Acres, SC 29206
  • Call Sign: W4ZYX, Previous Call Sign: KJ4VAA, Licensee ID: L01567922, Grant Date: 06/04/2010, Expiration Date: 06/04/2020, Certifier: Matthew Gottlieb, Registrant: Matthew Gottlieb, 2000 N Beltline Blvd 508-E, Forest Acres, SC 29204

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$145,77697$202,747398$194,18614$205,1981$5,098,51025$164,749
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$154,2203$145,56029$176,7393$131,6270$01$119,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$161,13311$122,04585$173,1444$190,1600$05$107,926
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$122,37511$205,83266$193,7081$375,8200$02$71,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$161,5203$143,02314$241,8880$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00 , 0111.01, 0111.02, 0112.01, 0112.02, 0113.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$215,55616$177,1930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$85,6604$257,5602$101,650
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$119,5402$182,0900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$80,4300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$107,4200$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00 , 0111.01, 0111.02, 0112.01, 0112.02, 0113.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Forest Acres, SC

  • Circle K: 1
  • Subway: 1

Forest Acres compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Forest Acres on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #29 (29206) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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