City of Forest Acres News

34.5% unemployed in Forest Acres in 2017

34.5 percent of Forest Acres residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Forest Acres in 2017

Of the 10,466 people living in Forest Acres in 2017, 52.1 percent (5,456) were women and 47.9 percent (5,010) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

5.2% of households in Forest Acres received food stamps in 2017

Forest Acres ranked 345th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau: 78.95% of people in Forest Acres were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 10,466 citizens living in Forest Acres in 2017, 8,263 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Census Bureau reports Forest Acres population was 10,466 in 2017

Forest Acres, South Carolina had a population of 10,466 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily.

65.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Forest Acres, South Carolina

65.4 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Forest Acres, South Carolina in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 2.4% of people in Forest Acres identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 10,466 citizens living in Forest Acres in 2017, 97.6% said they were only one race while 2.4% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Palmetto Business Daily.

Forest Acres ranked 26th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Forest Acres ranked 26th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

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