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Forestville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Forestville Census Designated Place had a population of 12,528 as of July 1, 2017. Forestville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forestville is located at latitude 38.8517 and longitude -76.8708 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Forestville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Forestville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389098) 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.

The Forestville Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forestville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forestville: Forrestville, Long Old Fields.


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Forestville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,528
Daytime Population: Workers 7,794
Daytime Population: Residents 6,242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,036
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 12,363
Population in Familes 10,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 3,190
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,518
Average Household Income $72,635
Per Capita Income $26,604

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,116 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,431 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $214,574
Average Home Value $220,942
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,547
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 3,071
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% 0.2%
Households 0.05% 0.08%
Families -0.05% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Forestville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forestville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 79th
Population Density # 115 78th
Diversity Index # 260 50th
Median Household Income # 311 40th
Per Capita Income # 369 29th

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