Forest Park, Panama City, Bay County, FL Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Forest Park?

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There are 29,661 residents in Forest Park, with a median age of 37.5. Of this, 46.23% are males and 53.77% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.92% of the resident pool in Forest Park, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.36%. Additionally, 3.72% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 22,315 people in Forest Park currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 29,661 -1.1%
Male Population 13,712 -1.6%
Female Population 15,949 -0.7%
Male population 46.23%
Female population 53.77%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.5 -2.6%
Citizen US Born 26,670 -0.4%
Citizen not US Born 1,887 -6.3%
Not Citizen 1,104 -9.2%
Citizen US Born 89.92%
Citizen not US Born 6.36%
Not Citizen 3.72%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 26 -16.1%
Moved from Same County 3,679 -21.4%
Moved from Same State 2,105 27.6%
Moved from Different State 1,095 18.6%
Same House as Last Year 22,315 0.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.09%
Moved from Same County 12.59%
Moved from Same State 7.2%
Moved from Different State 3.75%
Same House as Last Year 76.37%

What are the employment statistics in Forest Park?

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White-collar workers make up 79.66% of the working population in Forest Park, while blue-collar employees account for 20.34%. There are also 1,782 entrepreneurs in Forest Park (12.83% of the workforce); 9,094 workers employed in private companies (65.48%); and 2,292 people working in governmental institutions (16.5%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 11,064 -0.7%
Blue Collar 2,825 8.2%
White Collar 79.66%
Blue Collar 20.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,782 2.6%
Private Companies 9,094 -0.0%
Governmental Workers 2,292 -3.9%
Not for Profit Companies 721 36.8%
Self Employees 12.83%
Private Companies 65.48%
Governmental Workers 16.5%
Not for Profit Companies 5.19%

How many households are there in Forest Park?

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There are a total of 12,043 households in Forest Park, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 63.77% of these Forest Park households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.23%. Additionally, 30.58% of households have children and 69.42% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 12,043 -1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.4%
Family Households 7,680 -2.3%
Non-family Households 4,363 0.1%
Family Households 63.77%
Non-family Households 36.23%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,683 -4.7%
Households without Children 8,360 0.1%
Households with Children 30.58%
Households without Children 69.42%

What are the median and average incomes in Forest Park?

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The average annual household income in Forest Park is $83,419, while the median household income sits at $68,070 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $70,035, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $78,516. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $63,431 and $54,776, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $83,419 6.6%
Median Household Income $68,070 9.9%
People below Poverty Level 4,203 9.3%
People above Poverty Level 24,385 -3.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Forest Park?

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There are 13,396 housing units in Forest Park, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1985. Of the 12,043 occupied housing units in Forest Park, 62.87% are owner-occupied, while 37.13% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 59.87% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $244,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,241 per month in Forest Park.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 13,396 -1.5%
Median Year Built 1985 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 157 26.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 338 -16.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,067 0.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,155 1.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,533 -5.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,638 0.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,341 -9.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,780 -13.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,162 30.0%
Built in 2020 or Later 225 1,306.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 12,043 -1.4%
Owner Occupied 7,571 1.2%
Renter Occupied 4,472 -5.5%
Owner Occupied 62.87%
Renter Occupied 37.13%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,533 4.9%
Without Mortgage 3,038 -3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $244,100 18.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $217,500 20.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,241 10.2%
With Mortgage 59.87%
Without Mortgage 40.13%

What is the level of education in Forest Park?

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Approximately 33.61% of the population in Forest Park holds a high school degree (that's 7,629 residents), while 25.39% have attained a college certificate (7,543 locals) and 15.17% have a bachelor's degree (3,444 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 670 -5.4%
Some High School 7,629 -4.8%
Some College 7,543 2.6%
Associate Degree 2,788 5.8%
Bachelor's Degree 3,444 -6.8%
Graduate Degree 2,404 -4.6%
No High School 2.95%
Some High School 33.61%
Some College 25.39%
Associate Degree 12.28%
Bachelor's Degree 15.17%
Graduate Degree 10.59%

What is the marital status of Forest Park residents?

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A total of 6,709 people in Forest Park have never been married (which represents 28.15% of the total population), while 11,766 of them are wedded (49.37%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 433 (1.82%) and 3,329 (13.97%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 6,709 -5.2%
Married 11,766 1.1%
Separated 433 83.5%
Widowed 2,027 -0.3%
Divorced 3,329 -7.5%
Never Married 28.15%
Married 49.37%
Separated 1.82%
Widowed 8.51%
Divorced 13.97%

What are the most common means of transportation in Forest Park?

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The top three means of transportation people in Forest Park use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 12,746 residents commute by car, 149 prefer going to work by walking and 127 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 12,746 -1.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 127 -8.6%
Bicycle 12 -14.3%
TaxiCab 10 -23.1%
Walk 149 44.7%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 32405

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