|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Forest Park is 19,798. Forest Park, Georgia is the 1,888th largest city in the US.
Forest Park is located entirely in Clayton County.
The peak population of Forest Park was in 2000, when its population was 21,438. In 2000, Forest Park was the 1,482nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,888th largest city in the US. Forest Park is currently 7.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Forest Park has shrunk 7.6% since the year 2000. Forest Park, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Forest Park has a population density of 1,990.9 people per square mile.
|1885||Agoura Hills, California||19,825||-4.2%|
|1886||Universal City, Texas||19,808||36.9%|
|1887||Lackawanna, New York||19,803||4.0%|
|1888||Forest Park, Georgia||19,798||-7.6%|
|1893||Broadview Heights, Ohio||19,686||23.0%|
The total voting age population of Forest Park, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,909. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of Forest Park are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Forest Park are 45.7% Black, 31.4% White, 11.7% Other, 6.7% Asian, 4.0% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 27.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Forest Park, 26.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.0%. On a per-household basis, 21.7% of families are below the poverty line in Forest Park.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.4% of Forest Park residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.5% of Forest Park residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Forest Park residents aged 5 and older, 29.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 9.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Forest Park, 8.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Forest Park is $36,792.
In Forest Park, 38.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.3% of housing units in Forest Park.
Of all the housing units in Forest Park, 2.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Forest Park, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 490 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Forest Park is $866.
In Forest Park, 69.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.