Forestville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 12,353.
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
Males: 5,963  (48.3%)
Females: 6,390  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20747.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,204 (it was $51,831 in 2000)
Forestville:

$76,204
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,170 (it was $22,205 in 2000)

Forestville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $254,860 (it was $122,200 in 2000)
Forestville:

$254,860
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $291,525; detached houses: $315,231; townhouses or other attached units: $237,538; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $486,540; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,839; mobile homes: $36,527; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $158,429

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,433.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forestville: 164.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forestville, MD (2017)
    • 10,50785.4%Black alone
    • 1,0128.2%Hispanic
    • 3803.1%White alone
    • 2101.7%Two or more races
    • 910.7%Asian alone
    • 350.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Forestville, Maryland as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forestville is 720 to 1.


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Forestville, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: American (3.6%), Nigerian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,081 people per square mile   (average).

Forestville, Maryland map

1,171 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 2.4% Africa).

This place:

9.5%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,793 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,681 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (8.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

District Heights, MD (0.9 miles ),
Walker Mill, MD (1.2 miles ),
Morningside, MD (1.5 miles ),
Suitland-Silver Hill, MD (1.6 miles ),
Suitland, MD (1.6 miles ),
Peppermill Village, MD (1.7 miles ),
Capitol Heights, MD (1.7 miles ),
Largo, MD (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.85 N, Longitude: 76.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,296 (-10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 382 (5.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Forestville, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forestville, MD in 2017

Property values in Forestville, MD

Forestville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Forestville, MD
Historical housing units in Forestville, MD
Most common industries in Forestville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.5%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (23.8%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Forestville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in Forestville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forestville, Maryland average temperatures Forestville, Maryland average precipitation Forestville, Maryland humidity Forestville, Maryland wind speed Forestville, Maryland snowfall Forestville, Maryland sunshine Forestville, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Forestville, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.731. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.731
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Forestville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Forestville place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forestville-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from Forestville center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from Forestville center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Forestville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forestville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forestville:

  • FORESTVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (7420 MARLBORO PIKE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forestville:

  • RAI - SILVER HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD)
  • RENAL CARE OF SEAT PLEASANT, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SEAT PLEASANT, MD)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - LARGO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GLENARDEN, MD)
  • QUALITY CARE DIALYSIS - SOUTHERN MARYLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CAMP SPRINGS, MD)
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • DAVITA - LANDOVER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LARGO, MD)
  • GRANT PARK DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Amtrak stations near Forestville:

  • 7 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forestville:

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 4 miles; Suitland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 4 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Catholic University of America (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 10 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forestville:

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Notable locations in Forestville: Linton Hall (A), Ritchie Fire Station Company 37 (B), Maryland State Police Barrack L - Forestville (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Penn-Mar Shopping Center (1), Forestville Plaza Shopping Center (2), Forest Village Park Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forestville include: Epiphany Episcopal Church (A), Forest Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Forestville Baptist Church (C), Forestville Free Methodist Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses Forestville Congregation (E), Amazing Grace Baptist Church (F), Church of the Way (G), Ephesians New Testament Church of God in Christ (H), Shiloh Abundant Life Ministries (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Memorial Cemetery (1), Epiphany Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ritchie Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Forestville include: South Forestville Park (1), Walker Mill Regional Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Kenny Tate - Football player, LaMont Jordan - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Nov 11, 1978), Eric Aiken - Boxer, Joe Miles - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd).

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
139 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
133 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Forestville (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Pen-Mar Branch at 3550 Donnell Drive, branch established on 1959/11/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Industrial Bank: Forestville Branch at 7610 Pennsylvania Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/01/28: Bank assets: $364.0 mil, Deposits: $289.2 mil, headquarters in Washington, DC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ibw Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Forestville Branch at 3700 Donnell Drive, branch established on 1970/10/28. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forestville Branch at 7520 Marlboro Pike, branch established on 1958/09/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Forestville Branch at 3448 Donnell Drive, branch established on 2006/06/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Forestville:

Marital status in Forestville, MD
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Forestville:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forestville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forestville, MD (based on Prince George's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Prince George's County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince George's County:

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Forestville:

18.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Forestville:

14.2%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forestville:

37.3%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Forestville:

53.6%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.4%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forestville, MD Residents

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
Businesses in Forestville, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Bryant1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Avenue1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Burlington Coat Factory1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike5
Cricket Wireless1Old Country Buffet1
DHL1Payless2
Dunkin Donuts1Pizza Hut2
FedEx5RadioShack2
Finish Line1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile4
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
IHOP1The Athlete's Foot1
JCPenney1UPS1
Jimmy Jazz1Vans1
Just Tires1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forestville:

  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forestville:

  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forestville:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Forestville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.6mTotal length
  • $4,718,000Total costs
  • 652,839Total average daily traffic
  • 31,307Total average daily truck traffic
  • 565,727Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forestville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3500 Forestville Rd (Lat: 38.840000 Lon: -76.873889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: KGH654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, 155.730 MHz, 39.0400 MHz, 39.0600 MHz, 39.1000 MHz, 39.1400 MHz, 39.2400 MHz, 39.2600 MHz, 39.3000 MHz, 39.3200 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 08/24/2015, Expiration Date: 10/17/2025, Registrant: Maryland State Police, 7755 Washington Boulevard, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 799-3466, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:
  • 8400 Old Marlboro Pike Transp Bldg (Lat: 38.834000 Lon: -76.859139), Call Sign: WGS233,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz, 456.050 MHz, 456.075 MHz, 456.120 MHz, 456.150 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Registrant: Potomac Electric Power Company, 3300 Benning Rd, Ne, Kenilworth Bldg#54, Washington, DC 20019, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (202) 388-2449, Email:
  • 8300 Old Marlboro Pike T & D Office (Lat: 38.834833 Lon: -76.860250), Call Sign: WGS301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz, 456.050 MHz, 456.075 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.150 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Registrant: Potomac Electric Power Company, 3300 Benning Rd, Ne, Kenilworth Bldg#54, Washington, DC 20019, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (202) 388-2449, Email:
  • PENN MAR, Lat: 38.833333 Lon: -76.883333, Call Sign: WQHV305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2007, Expiration Date: 11/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2018, Certifier: Brian Reynolds, Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (702) 558-0523, Email:
  • Lat: 38.852167 Lon: -76.888528, Call Sign: WQTY360,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.650 MHz, 468.775 MHz, 469.450 MHz, 469.862 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2014, Expiration Date: 05/05/2024, Certifier: Lasandra Hayes, Registrant: Teltronic, Inc., 7051-E Muirkirk Meadows Dr., Beltsville, MD 20705, Phone: (301) 468-6500, Fax: (301) 816-0007, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WDC4052, 2910 Kaverton Road (Lat: 38.849444 Lon: -76.861444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQJG310, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21920.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DC-WSH5736A, 3621 Stewart Road (Lat: 38.838417 Lon: -76.877444), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz, 22375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2010, Expiration Date: 01/11/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • DC-WSH5515A, 7002 Marlboro Pike (Lat: 38.850944 Lon: -76.885250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WQLH610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23325.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2010, Expiration Date: 01/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • S E, 4000 Forestville Rd (Lat: 38.834722 Lon: -76.874194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQMK883,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6865.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 09/08/2020, Certifier: Orlando Spencer, Registrant: Washington Gas Light Company, 6801 Industrial Road, Springfield, VA 22151, Phone: (703) 750-4575, Fax: (703) 750-7788, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forestville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED50$170,2045$128,248187$207,04815$75,6670$06$130,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$175,9282$148,50025$210,1044$34,8680$03$157,477
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$173,5043$131,697142$210,52815$37,8840$012$128,824
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$163,1855$89,66076$196,6102$60,9350$04$182,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$177,4900$022$213,4351$113,9901$284,9702$245,345
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8019.06 , 8021.03, 8021.04, 8022.03, 8022.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$183,7202$237,335
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$213,7303$185,557
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$165,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8019.06 , 8021.03, 8021.04, 8022.03, 8022.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forestville, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forestville, MD - Value

2004 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2015 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of fire incidents - 77 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forestville, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forestville, MD
    • 14844.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10130.3%Structure Fires
    • 5015.0%Other
    • 3410.2%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forestville, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forestville, MD
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forestville, MD
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 36.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Forestville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Forestville on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 (20747) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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