Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2018

Forsyth County, Georgia's estimated population is 227,967 with a growth rate of 11.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forsyth County, Georgia is the 8th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017227,96724,12611.84%
2016203,841-16,226-7.37%
2016220,0678,6834.11%
2015211,3848,4394.16%
2014202,9458,8084.54%
2013194,1377,0113.75%
2012187,1265,0922.80%
2011182,0345,2672.98%
2010176,767132,684300.99%
199044,08316,12557.68%
198027,95811,03065.16%
197016,9284,75839.10%
196012,1701,16510.59%
195011,005-317-2.80%
194011,3226986.57%
193010,624-1,131-9.62%
192011,755-185-1.55%
191011,9403903.38%
190011,5503953.54%
189011,1555965.64%
188010,5592,57632.27%
18707,9832343.02%
18607,749-1,101-12.44%
18508,8503,23157.50%
18405,6190.00%

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White171,379
Asian19,123
Black or African American5,984
Two or More Races4,047
Some Other Race2,886
American Indian and Alaska Native393
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Forsyth County, Georgia Median Age

38.1


Total

37.6


Male

38.5


Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Adults

There are 144,931 adults, (22,626 of which are seniors) in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

102,767

50.42%

Male

101,074

49.58%

Forsyth County, Georgia Households and Families

Forsyth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forsyth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female64.3%35.7%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forsyth County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,5003.0684.2
Married47,0353.4589.9
Non Family12,0851.3173.6
Female5,5883.4564.3
Male1,7923.369.4

3.39

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forsyth County, Georgia Households

Forsyth County, Georgia Education

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7183.60%
9th to 12th Grade5,4514.16%
High School Graduate23,12317.63%
Some College25,28219.28%
Associates Degree9,2667.07%
Bachelors Degree42,71232.57%
Graduate Degree20,59115.70%

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,27197,64249,377
Asian12,04911,3029,121
Hispanic10,4086,9562,463
Black3,8023,6301,632
Multiple Races1,6501,494772
Other Race1,493869185
Native American21814849
Islander1811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 75.70%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,523$68,493$39,064
Less Than High School$22,592$25,338$17,081
High School Grad$30,090$34,149$23,458
Some College$41,699$50,851$33,710
Bachelors Degree$69,538$97,788$46,692
Graduate Degree$81,763$106,661$56,488

$51,523

Average Earnings

$68,493

Average Male

$39,064

Average Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

Forsyth County, Georgia Language by Age

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

81.04% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 18.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.80% of the population.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White155,2157,3374.73%
Hispanic18,9643,77319.90%
Asian19,1201,0445.46%
Other2,82091132.30%
Black5,84458710.04%
Multiple4,0472997.39%
Native3878923.00%

6.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.66%

Male Poverty Rate

7.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Other, with 32.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.86%
High School9.79%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.83%
Male Unemployed17.42%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed2.73%

Forsyth County, Georgia Income

Forsyth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$91,842$112,289
Families$103,916$122,942
Married Families$111,574$131,471
Non Families$44,934$60,366

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Forsyth County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by War

10,310

Number of Veterans

9,579

Male Veterans

731

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,541
First Gulf War2,393
Second Gulf War1,207
Korea1,126
World War II378

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,103
65 to 742,676
75+2,140
55 to 641,759
18 to 34632

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,6467.79%
Black46911.37%
Hispanic3342.75%
Asian1110.88%
2 or More673.06%
Other90.53%
Indian83.51%

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment Status

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Age

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Forsyth County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cumming5443622578214.37%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990