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Population (year 2000): 10,509
Males: 4,933 (46.9%), Females: 5,576 (53.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $43,111 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,500 (year 2000)

Forestdale, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Forestdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.7%)
  • Black (45.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (10.2%), English (5.9%), Irish (4.6%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), German (2.1%), Italian (1.7%).Alabama

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Forestdale,

For population 25 years and over in Forestdale

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forestdale CDP

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.6% Foreign born


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Birmingham, (7.1 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (574.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (3.4 miles Adamsville, AL (3.5 miles Minor, AL (4.0 miles Brookside, Chapel, AL (4.4 miles McDonald AL (5.1 miles Edgewater, AL (5.2 miles Mulga, Cardiff, AL (5.3 miles) , AL (5.5 miles Graysville,

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 86.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,974 (-28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 339 (7.0%)

Average climate in Forestdale, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forestdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Forestdale city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forestdale:
  • UAB MEDICAL WEST (about 3 miles; BESSEMER, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH METRO WEST HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; FAIRFIELD, AL)
  • CARRAWAY METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forestdale:
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 11 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 55 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; ID: TCL)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 59 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forestdale:
  • BESSEMER (about 19 miles; BESSEMER, AL; ID: EKY)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 30 miles; ALABASTER, AL; ID: EET)
  • WALKER COUNTY-BEVILL FIELD (about 36 miles; JASPER, AL; ID: JFX)

Amtrak station near Forestdale:
  • 8 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forestdale:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 3 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 32 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 33 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 51 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 17,453)
 

Forestdale compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Forestdale:
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Forestdale:
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
TV broadcast stations around Forestdale:
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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