Statewide Claims to Fame

Forest Park is 6th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Forest Park is 7th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Forest Park is 19th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Two or More

Forest Park, Ohio Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 18,682 98th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 150th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,888.9 64th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 63rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.9% 31st 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.7% 240th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.3% 165th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.7% 129th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Race - White 24.9% 279th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 65.0% 6th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 109th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 66th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 7th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 19th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 24th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 22.8% 279th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Female residents 53.6% 33rd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 38th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Housing units 7,854 106th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.1% 77th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 7,038 106th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.2% 213th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $118,800 173rd $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.6 36th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $22,835 165th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $47,608 143rd $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.2% 94th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Forest Park Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,319 121st 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $457,305 57th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,446 46th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $43,819 77th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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