Forsyth, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Forsyth, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Forsyth had a population of 4,031 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Forsyth is located at latitude 33.0345 and longitude -83.9381 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forsyth (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Forsyth (GNIS ID: 2403638) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Forsyth is located within Forsyth Division of Monroe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forsyth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Forsyth, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,031
Population in Households 3,644
Population in Familes 3,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 387
Population Density1 685
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,656
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,150
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,029 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 627 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $107,833
Average Home Value $155,092
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,710
Average Household Income $53,308
Per Capita Income $20,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.53%
Households 1.17% 0.62%
Families 1.97% 0.53%
Median Household Income   -2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forsyth to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 188 70th
Population Density1 # 251 60th
Diversity Index2 # 249 60th
Median Household Income # 364 42nd
Per Capita Income # 262 58th

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