Forest Heights, Maryland Census Data & Community Profile

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Forest Heights GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Forest Heights, MD
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Forest Heights, MD was 2,585.

Forest Heights Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Forest Heights was 1,216, which represents 47 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Forest Heights, MD
There are an estimated 454 married men in the town. 54 percent of men over 15 years old in Forest Heights are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Forest Heights is 1,369 which is 53 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Forest Heights, Maryland
There are an estimated 445 married women in the community. 39.4 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Forest Heights, MD
The median age of people living in Forest Heights, MD was 38.2 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Forest Heights was 163. There were 1,880 people above the age of 18, which represents 72.7 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 10.8 percent of the population (280) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Forest Heights, MD
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Forest Heights, MD was 2,535.

White Population in Forest Heights, MD
The estimated White population in the Forest Heights community is 346, which is 13.4 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Forest Heights, Maryland
The estimated Black/African American population is 2,045, which is 79.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Forest Heights, MD
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Forest Heights, MD was 3.

Asian Population in Forest Heights, Maryland
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 87.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Forest Heights, MD
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Forest Heights was an estimated 9.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 45, while those of “two or more races” was 50 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Forest Heights community was 76, or 2.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Forest Heights, MD
The household population number in Forest Heights was 2,585.

Group Quarters Population in Forest Heights, MD
Group Quarters population in the community was 0.

Average Household Size in Forest Heights, MD
The average household size in Forest Heights is 2.88 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.34 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Forest Heights, MD
At the time of the last census survey, there were 945 total housing units in Forest Heights.

The number of occupied housing units was 897, or 94.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 820 were owner-occupied (91.4), and 77 were renter-occupied (8.6, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 48 vacant homes in Forest Heights at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Forest Heights, Maryland
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 795, with a median value in dollars of 114,900.

Monthly Owner Costs in Forest Heights, MD
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,162 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Forest Heights, average costs per month were $346 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 1,449 people in the community had a high school degree, or 84.8 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Forest Heights, Maryland
228 people in Forest Heights also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 13.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Forest Heights, MD
The number of Civilian Veterans in Forest Heights was 348, or 18.6 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Forest Heights, MD
In 2000, there were 476 people in Forest Heights, MD listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Forest Heights, MD
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 197 people in Forest Heights who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 8.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Forest Heights, Maryland
There were 1,316 in the labor force in Forest Heights at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 67.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Forest Heights was 33.6 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Forest Heights, MD
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $57,697. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Forest Heights, MD
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $60,313. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Forest Heights, Maryland
Per capita income in Forest Heights in the last full census was 21,556. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Forest Heights numbered 19, or 2.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Forest Heights, MD
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 86, or 3.3 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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