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Population (year 2000): 10,558. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,991 (-5.4% change)
Males: 4,730 (44.8%), Females: 5,828 (55.2%)

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Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $46,628 (year 2000)
Median house value: $123,700 (year 2000)

Forest Acres, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Forest Acres:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.7%)
  • Black (15.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (17.2%), United States (11.8%), German (11.1%), Irish (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (7.9%), Scottish (4.9%).Acres, South Carolina forum

Land area: 4.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Forest Acres

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Acres city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

4.1% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+4.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Columbia, (3.3 miles LakeWylie )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (81.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (574.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lakes, SC (0.8 miles Arcadia SC (2.6 miles Woodfield, SC (2.7 miles Dentsville, SC Columbia, (3.3 miles Columbia, SC (8.5 miles West SC (8.6 miles Cayce, Andrews, SC (9.0 miles St. SC (11.2 miles Springdale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 38 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $274,000

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 80.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Forest Acres, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.3%), Retail trade (11.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%), Public administration (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +844 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 706 (13.2%)

Crime in Forest Acres by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 9.5 18.9
Rapes 0 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 18.9 18.9
Robberies 29 27 38
    per 100,000 274.7 255.7 359.9
Assaults 66 53 40
    per 100,000 625.1 502.0 378.9
Burglaries 116 101 98
    per 100,000 1098.7 956.6 928.2
Thefts 737 670 678
    per 100,000 6980.5 6345.9 6421.7
Auto thefts 37 47 52
    per 100,000 350.4 445.2 492.5
591.6 550.6 571.5

Average climate in Forest Acres, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Forest Acres-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Forest Acres city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/2/1995, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forest Acres:
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 3 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 3 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • PALMETTO HEALTH BAPTIST (about 3 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forest Acres:
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 13 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 16 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 35 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forest Acres:
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 6 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CUB)
  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 20 miles; GASTON, SC; ID: 7J1)
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 21 miles; WINNSBORO, SC; ID: FDW)

Amtrak station near Forest Acres:
  • 6 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1 $6,472 $77,664 5 $2,100
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,687 $28,122 1 $866
Police - Other 6 $13,027 $26,054 1 $250
Solid Waste Management 30 $56,561 $22,624 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,345 $32,070 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $75,287 $34,747 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $7,114 $42,684 0 $0
Totals for Government 69 $168,492 $29,302 7 $3,216
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Acres:
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 3 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 5 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 19,682)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,971)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 61 miles; AIKEN, SC; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)

Notable locations in Forest Acres: Forest Lake Country Club (A), Rockbridge Country Club (B).

Shopping Centers: Richland Mall Shopping Center (1), Boulevard Plaza Shopping Center (2), Trenholm Plaza Shopping Center (3), Arcadia Lakes Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Forest Acres include: Saint Martins-in-the-Fields Church (A), Malone Chapel (B), Forest Drive Church (C), Bethel Church (D).

Reservoirs: Forest Lake (A), Boyden Arbor Lake (B), Rockford Lake (C), Upper Rocky Ford Lake (D), Coopers Pond (E), Spring Lake (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Orphanage Branch (A), Eightmile Branch (B), Jackson Creek (C).

Parks in Forest Acres include: Forest Lake Park (1), Trenholm Park (2).


Forest Acres compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Acres:
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Acres:
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Forest Acres:
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

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