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Population (year 2000): 12,707
Males: 5,781 (45.5%), Females: 6,926 (54.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $51,831 (year 2000)
Median house value: $124,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Forestville:

  • Black (85.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (10.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (2.0%), Irish (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.8%), English (1.5%), German (1.3%), West Indian (1.1%).

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Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Forestville,

For population 25 years and over in Forestville

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forestville CDP

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

4.0% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 1.1% Africa, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DC Washington, (10.3 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (142.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heights, MD (1.0 miles District Mill, MD (1.6 miles Walker MD (2.3 miles Morningside, Hills-Pepper Mill Village, MD (3.0 miles Carmody Heights, MD (3.3 miles Capitol Hill, MD (3.4 miles Suitland-Silver Pleasant, MD (3.4 miles Seat MD (3.4 miles Largo,

Latitude: 38.85 N, Longitude: 76.88 W


Industries providing employment: Public administration (20.7%), Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.1%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,092 (-8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 363 (5.8%)

Average climate in Forestville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forestville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Forestville city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.


Birthplace of: LaMont Jordan - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Nov 11, 1978), Joe Miles - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd).


Hospitals/medical centers near Forestville:
  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITL CENTER (about 5 miles; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • SOUTHERN MARYLAND HOSP (about 8 miles; CLINTON, MD)
  • DOCTOR'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; LANHAM, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forestville:
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 4 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 26 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forestville:
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 9 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • WASHINGTON EXECUTIVE/HYDE FIELD (about 9 miles; CLINTON, MD; ID: W32)

Amtrak stations near Forestville:
  • 7 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forestville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 2 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 29,298)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
Public high schools in Forestville:
  • SUITLAND HIGH (Students: 2,803; Location: 5200 SILVER HILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FORESTVILLE HIGH (Students: 949; Location: 7001 BELTZ DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Forestville:
  • BISHOP MCNAMARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 6800 MARLBORO PK; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Forestville:
  • ANDREW JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 962; Location: 3500 REGENCY PKY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SAMUEL P. MASSIE ELEMENTARY (Students: 753; Location: 3301 REGENCY PKWY; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LONGFIELDS ELEMENTARY (Students: 573; Location: 3300 NEWKIRK AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BERKSHIRE ELEMENTARY (Students: 488; Location: 6201 SURREY SQUARE LN; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NORTH FORESTVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 434; Location: 2311 RITCHIE RD; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Forestville:
  • MOUNT CALVARY ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 352; Location: 6704 MARLBORO PIKE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR SAVIOURS SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 3111 FORESTVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NEW HORIZON CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 149; Location: 5664 SILVER HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)

Shopping Centers: Penn-Mar Shopping Center (1), Forest Village Park Mall Shopping Center (2), Forestville Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Forestville include: Epiphany Episcopal Church (A), Forest Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Forestville Baptist Church (C), Forestville Free Methodist Church (D).

Cemeteries: Forest Memorial Cemetery (1), Epiphany Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ritchie Branch (A).

Parks in Forestville include: Walker Mill Regional Park (1), South Forestville Park (2).


Forestville compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Forestville:
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forestville:
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forestville:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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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