Forestdale, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,350 housing units in Forestdale. This represents a 4.6% growth from 4,160 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,319 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 31 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Forestdale is about 86.5%. Forestdale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Forestdale were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.10%
One Bedroom1.90%
Two Bedrooms22.10%
Three Bedrooms55.10%
Four Bedrooms16.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$93,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$79,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$425

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage51.30%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.5%