Forestbrook, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Forestbrook, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Forestbrook Census Designated Place had a population of 5,678 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Forestbrook, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,678
Daytime Population: Workers 640
Daytime Population: Residents 2,949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,589
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,676
Population in Familes 4,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,519
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $53,778
Average Household Income $63,629
Per Capita Income $23,470


Total Housing Units 2,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,645 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $178,850
Average Home Value $221,279


Total Households 2,148
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,592
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.91% 3.35%
Households 2.94% 3.31%
Families 2.71% 3.19%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 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 # 89 78th
Population Density # 53 87th
Diversity Index # 246 38th
Median Household Income # 58 86th
Per Capita Income # 125 69th

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