Forsyth County GA Information


Forsyth County Subdivisions

Forsyth County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 205,465
Population in Households 204,844
Population in Familes 182,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 621
Population Density1 917
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 68,786
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 54,718
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,365 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,421 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,106 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $301,902
Average Home Value $352,537


Median Household Income $96,465
Average Household Income $119,481
Per Capita Income $40,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.05% 3.37%
Households 2.82% 3.28%
Families 2.68% 3.19%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Forsyth County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forsyth County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 9 95th
Population Density1 # 7 96th
Diversity Index2 # 118 26th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.