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Forest Park, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,495 (it was $69,500 in 2000)
Forest Park:

$67,495
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,737 - $98,279

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $108,676
Here:

$108,676
State:

$247,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $132,068
Here:

$132,068
State:

$231,660

Mobile homes: $11,305
Here:

$11,305
State:

$69,080

Forest Park,GA index of house prices

Total population: 18,949 (All urban)

Houses: 7,965 (6,689 occupied: 2,580 owner occupied, 4,208 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

62%
State:

37%

Housing density: 850 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $97,167.

Median contract rent in 2017: $510 (lower quartile is $450, upper quartile is $574)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $762


Median gross rent in Forest Park, GA in 2017: $621

Housing units in Forest Park with a mortgage: 1,179 (78 second mortgage, 78 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,593

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,056

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,270

Median monthly housing costs: $781


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Forest Park, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,044
  • In family households: 15,892 (1,743 male householders, 2,261 female householders)
    1,951 spouses, 7,160 children (6,898 natural, 20 adopted, 271 stepchildren), 760 grandchildren, 607 brothers or sisters, 415 parents, 457 other relatives, 508 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,681 (1,625 male householders (1,245 living alone)), 1,095 female householders (921 living alone)), 992 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 493

Size of family households: 1,430 2-persons, 726 3-persons, 758 4-persons, 731 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 172 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,138 1-person, 378 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 18 6-persons.

2,763 married couples with children.
1,693 single-parent households (102 men, 1,591 women).

63.5% of residents of Forest Park speak English at home.
27.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
8.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 46% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,884 (19.4%)
(30.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest Park, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest Park, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 6482 bedrooms
  • 1,3903 bedrooms
  • 3314 bedrooms
  • 1855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Park, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Park, Georgia
  • 116no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 2,0302 bedrooms
  • 1,4263 bedrooms
  • 2594 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Park in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Park in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 7341 vehicle
  • 1,0262 vehicles
  • 4723 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • 740no vehicle
  • 2,2611 vehicle
  • 8172 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Forest Park, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Forest Park, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 3644 rooms
  • 7145 rooms
  • 7796 rooms
  • 3637 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 1439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Park, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Park, Georgia
  • 1181 room
  • 612 rooms
  • 2453 rooms
  • 1,5244 rooms
  • 1,1805 rooms
  • 5886 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 1528 rooms
  • 1189+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Forest Park, GA
  • Forest Park, GA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Forest Park, GA in 2017
  • 425Less than $10,000
  • 1,190$10,000 to $19,999
  • 910$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,310$30,000 to $39,999
  • 744$40,000 to $49,999
  • 603$50,000 to $59,999
  • 484$60,000 to $74,999
  • 591$75,000 to $99,999
  • 199$100,000 to $124,999
  • 43$125,000 to $149,999
  • 33$150,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Forest Park, GA

  • Distribution of house value in Forest Park, GA in 2017
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 154$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 97$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 70$30,000 to $34,999
  • 66$35,000 to $39,999
  • 136$40,000 to $49,999
  • 184$50,000 to $59,999
  • 175$60,000 to $69,999
  • 253$70,000 to $79,999
  • 145$80,000 to $89,999
  • 122$90,000 to $99,999
  • 112$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 174$150,000 to $174,999
  • 51$175,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 86$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Forest Park, GA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Forest Park, GA in 2017
  • 16$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 46$400 to $449
  • 92$450 to $499
  • 720$500 to $549
  • 368$550 to $599
  • 334$600 to $649
  • 607$650 to $699
  • 452$700 to $749
  • 289$750 to $799
  • 355$800 to $899
  • 16$900 to $999
  • 30$1,000 to $1,249
  • 27$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8$3,000 to $3,499
  • 41No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 49.9%
Number of people working at home: 242 (2.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 168
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 709
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,350
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,172
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,533
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 418
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,102
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 151
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 161
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 551
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 771
  • 90 or more minutes: 252
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forest Park

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,713 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,101 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 259 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 119 (1%)
  • Walked: 76 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 242 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 26.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 10.1%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Forest Park, Georgia
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Forest Park, Georgia
  • 6542010 or later
  • 1,7612000 to 2009
  • 1,2881990 to 1999
  • 7371980 to 1989
  • 1121970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970
Ancestries in Forest Park, GA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 1,135 (7.5%)
  • Irish: 268 (1.8%)
  • African: 198 (1.3%)
  • English: 152 (1.0%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 92 (0.6%)
  • French: 66 (0.4%)
  • Jamaican: 62 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 52 (0.3%)
  • German: 41 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 38 (0.3%)
  • Guyanese: 31 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 26 (0.2%)
  • West Indian: 20 (0.1%)
  • European: 16 (0.1%)
  • Italian: 16 (0.1%)
  • Polish: 16 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 11 (0.07%)
  • Dutch: 8 (0.05%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 6 (0.04%)
  • Palestinian: 4 (0.03%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Forest Park:

49.1% (2,211)
Georgia:

25.7% (262,540)

Vietnam
Forest Park:

25.7% (1,159)
Georgia:

3.8% (39,110)

El Salvador
Forest Park:

5.4% (243)
Georgia:

2.5% (25,781)

Guatemala
Forest Park:

3.1% (138)
Georgia:

3.1% (31,321)

Honduras
Forest Park:

2.4% (108)
Georgia:

1.9% (19,421)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,768
  • Other state: 4,044
  • Northeast: 581
  • Midwest: 1,102
  • South: 2,056
  • West: 319

81.0% of Forest Park residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87.5% lived in Georgia.


Forest Park:

81.0%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 199
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 119
  • 5th and 6th grade: 380
  • 7th and 8th grade: 225
  • 9th grade: 440
  • 10th grade: 536
  • 11th grade: 345
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 206
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,448
  • Less than 1 year of college: 383
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 757
  • Associate degree: 291
  • Bachelor's degree: 275
  • Master's degree: 30
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 188
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 165
  • 5th and 6th grade: 165
  • 7th and 8th grade: 304
  • 9th grade: 158
  • 10th grade: 143
  • 11th grade: 266
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 249
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,730
  • Less than 1 year of college: 406
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 668
  • Associate degree: 299
  • Bachelor's degree: 443
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 16
  • Doctorate degree: 4
Educational Attainment for Females
Forest Park marital status for males
Forest Park marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,985
  • One, attached: 252
  • Two: 101
  • 3 or 4: 538
  • 5 to 9: 1,062
  • 10 to 19: 371
  • 20 to 49: 207
  • 50 or more: 185
  • Mobile homes: 170
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 60

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,873

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 4.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 6.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Forest Park
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forest Park, GA
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forest Park, GA
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 36.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

2.7%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 260
Here:

27.1%
Georgia:

18.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability