Forestdale is an unincorporated community situated in the Birmingham metropolitan area, which is part of Alabama, United States.
Forestdale is very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Public green spaces aren't well-distributed, which results in them being very difficult to access from numerous locations within the unincorporated community.
Roughly 60% of the properties in Forestdale were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The predominant housing types in this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area are single detached homes and townhouses. About three quarters of the population of this unincorporated community own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This unincorporated community is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Forestdale and for this reason they can be a rather long walk away. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, accessing the closest grocery store by walking is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in Forestdale. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish close by restaurants.
Driving is a great transportation option in this unincorporated community. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. However, it is challenging for people walking to navigate this part of the Birmingham metropolitan area since carrying out daily needs is impractical on foot.