Forsyth, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Forsyth, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Forsyth had a population of 4,103 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 4,103
Population in Households 3,743
Population in Familes 3,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 360
Population Density2 697
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $40,600
Average Household Income $58,487
Per Capita Income $22,111


Total Housing Units 1,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,014 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 674 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $136,824
Average Home Value $188,190


Total Households 1,688
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,169
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.97% 1.01%
Households 1.12% 1.08%
Families 1.69% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

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, 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 # 188 70th
Population Density # 248 60th
Diversity Index # 252 60th
Median Household Income # 321 49th
Per Capita Income # 273 57th

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