Forest Acres, SC
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Living in Forest Acres


Forest Acres is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 10,380 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Forest Acres is the 42nd largest community in South Carolina.

Forest Acres real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Forest Acres house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Forest Acres is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Forest Acres is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest Acres who work in sales jobs (12.46%), management occupations (11.73%), and teaching (10.90%).

Of important note, Forest Acres is also a city of artists. Forest Acres has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Forest Acres’s character.

Also of interest is that Forest Acres has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

If knowledge is power, Forest Acres is a pretty powerful place. 58.04% of the adults in Forest Acres have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Forest Acres in 2010 was $46,516, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,064 for a family of four. However, Forest Acres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Forest Acres is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Forest Acres home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forest Acres residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Forest Acres include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Forest Acres is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.