Forestbrook, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Forestbrook, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Forestbrook Census Designated Place had a population of 5,268 as of July 1, 2016. Forestbrook ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forestbrook is located at latitude 33.7242 and longitude -78.9678 in Horry County. The formal boundaries for the Forestbrook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Horry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Forestbrook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402492) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Forestbrook Census Designated Place is located within Conway East Division of Horry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forestbrook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Forestbrook, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,268
Population in Households 5,266
Population in Familes 4,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,410
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,000
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,499 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 501 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $179,178
Average Home Value $220,995


Median Household Income $53,438
Average Household Income $62,356
Per Capita Income $23,076
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.15% 3.16%
Households 2.24% 3.11%
Families 1.97% 2.99%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Forestbrook, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forestbrook to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 95 76th
Population Density1 # 66 84th
Diversity Index2 # 278 30th
Median Household Income # 46 89th
Per Capita Income # 107 73rd

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