Forestville, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Forestville, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Forestville had a population of 133 as of July 1, 2017. Forestville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forestville is located at latitude 43.6599 and longitude -82.6126 in Sanilac County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Forestville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanilac County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Forestville (GNIS ID: 2398898) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Forestville is located within Township of Delaware, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sanilac County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forestville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Forestville, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 133
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 68
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 72
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 168
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,391
Average Household Income $54,944
Per Capita Income $23,580


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 3.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (65.9%)
Median Home Value $113,636
Average Home Value $148,000


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.46%
Households -0.24% -0.71%
Families 0.38% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Forestville, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forestville to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 676 2nd
Population Density # 636 8th
Diversity Index # 663 4th
Median Household Income # 340 51st
Per Capita Income # 348 50th

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