Forsyth County GA Information


Forsyth County Subdivisions

Forsyth County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 228,348
Daytime Population: Workers 79,692
Daytime Population: Residents 127,147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 206,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 227,766
Population in Familes 203,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 582
Population Density2 1,019
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $92,546
Average Household Income $112,862
Per Capita Income $38,044


Total Housing Units 81,620 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63,715 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,059 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,846 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $304,847
Average Home Value $352,307


Total Households 76,774
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 61,090
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 3.7% 3.63%
Households 3.59% 3.57%
Families 3.49% 3.49%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.27%


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, 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 # 8 96th
Population Density # 7 96th
Diversity Index # 103 35th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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