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The Forestdale Census Designated Place had a population of 9,945 as of July 1, 2020. Forestdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Forestdale is located at latitude 33.5701 and longitude -86.8964 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Forestdale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.
The Forestdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402493) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Forestdale Census Designated Place is located within Birmingham Division of Jefferson County.
|Total Population||9,945 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,913 (99.7%)|
|Population in Families||8,322 (83.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||32 ( 0.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$58,544|
|Average Household Income||$69,638|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,453|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,345 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,092 (71.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||793 (18.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||460 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,375|
|Average Home Value||$155,108|
|Housing Affordability Index3||269|
|Average Household Size||2.55|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.13%|
The table below compares Forestdale to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 65||89th|
|Population Density||# 19||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 84||86th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 411||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 143||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 214||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.