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Forestbrook, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Forestbrook Census Designated Place had a population of 6,229 as of July 1, 2019. 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 33.7224 and longitude -78.9581 in Horry County. The formal boundaries for the Forestbrook Census Designated Place 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.


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Forestbrook, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Forestbrook, SC Housing Affordability Index is 162
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Forestbrook, SC Wealth Index is 57
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,229 (100%)
Population in Households 6,226 (100.0%)
Population in Families 5,205 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,679
Diversity Index2 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,745
Average Household Income $64,007
Per Capita Income $23,524
Wealth Index4 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,831 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 508 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $176,728
Housing Affordability Index3 162
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,339
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,731
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 3.3% 3.06%
Households 3.24% 3.03%
Families 3.05% 2.93%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Forestbrook, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forestbrook to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 87 78th
Population Density # 45 89th
Diversity Index # 229 42nd
Median Household Income # 99 75th
Per Capita Income # 151 62nd

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