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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Forest Park is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 7,782. Forest Park is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Forest Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Forest Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many young professionals live in Forest Park and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Forest Park...
Population
7,782

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$245,018
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$854
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,274
National
$55,322
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Forest Park Reviews

1 review
Beautiful area, close to everything but keep your doors locked and your eyes open. The city is still changing and not everyone is good people.
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