Forestville

Another small town in Sonoma County that was first settled in the 1860s.
Another small town in Sonoma County that was first settled in the 1860s, this one once had a bohemian reputation that attracted writers and artists from San Francisco who were seeking a country refuge.
 
Located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, Forestville covers about 5 square miles, is home to about 3,300 people, and is host to numerous wineries, bed and breakfast inns, and nearby Russian River businesses.
 
With an unofficial motto of “The Good Life”, if you’re seeking a quiet place to live near redwood forests, homes in Forestville can offer many items on your wish list.
 
 

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Overview for Forestville, CA

6,602 people live in Forestville, where the median age is 42.6 and the average individual income is $42,256. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,602

Total Population

42.6 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,256

Average individual Income

Around Forestville, CA

There's plenty to do around Forestville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

4
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including WineBerry Lodge, Dehlinger Winery, and Square Peg Winery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.02 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.18 miles 42 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.53 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.49 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Forestville, CA

Forestville has 2,655 households, with an average household size of 2.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Forestville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,602 people call Forestville home. The population density is 283.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,602

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.6

Median Age

52.62 / 47.38%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,655

Total Households

2.45

Average Household Size

$42,256

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Forestville, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Forestville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Forestville Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
2nd - 8th
2/5

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