Forsyth County GA Information


Forsyth County Subdivisions

Forsyth County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 238,034
Population in Households 237,338
Population in Familes 211,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 696
Population Density2 1,063
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $96,525
Average Household Income $119,559
Per Capita Income $40,279


Total Housing Units 85,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68,083 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,886 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,646 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $312,700
Average Home Value $368,747


Total Households 79,969
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 63,555
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 3.76% 3.66%
Households 3.66% 3.6%
Families 3.56% 3.53%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


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, 2018 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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