Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2018

Forsyth County, Georgia's estimated population is 227,967 with a growth rate of 3.59% 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
2017211,300-16,667-7.31%
2017227,9677,9003.59%
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
White175,339
Asian22,318
Black or African American6,230
Two or More Races4,372
Some Other Race2,505
American Indian and Alaska Native495
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander41

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Forsyth County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

37.7


Male

38.6


Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Adults

There are 150,770 adults, (23,423 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

106,414

50.36%

Male

104,886

49.64%

Forsyth County, Georgia Households and Families

Forsyth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Forsyth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All84.3%15.7%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female63.1%36.9%

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forsyth County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,4682.9984.3
Married49,9453.3890.1
Non Family12,6911.373.5
Female5,7053.2863.1
Male2,1273.2268.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade4,7683.50%
9th to 12th Grade5,3793.95%
High School Graduate22,96216.87%
Some College25,04518.40%
Associates Degree9,6837.11%
Bachelors Degree45,51533.44%
Graduate Degree22,76416.72%

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White105,07399,49951,733
Asian14,06713,31711,014
Hispanic10,9827,4732,916
Black4,0803,9201,723
Multiple Races1,7561,644867
Other Race1,353853263
Native American26919681
Islander2619

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 78.30%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,296$73,691$40,212
Less Than High School$23,806$26,988$17,357
High School Grad$31,542$36,068$25,397
Some College$43,400$54,863$33,937
Bachelors Degree$72,636$100,792$49,874
Graduate Degree$86,027$110,220$57,807

$54,296

Average Earnings

$73,691

Average Male

$40,212

Average Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

Forsyth County, Georgia Language by Age

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

79.69% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 20.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.90% of the population.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White157,7006,9764.42%
Hispanic19,8964,66923.47%
Asian22,3131,0324.63%
Other2,43078932.47%
Black6,1045909.67%
Multiple4,3543678.43%
Native4888818.03%

6.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.71%

Male Poverty Rate

7.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Other, with 32.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is White, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.47%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.07%
High School9.41%
Some College5.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.69%
Male Unemployed15.88%
Female Employed4.07%
Male Employed2.63%

Forsyth County, Georgia Income

Forsyth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$96,445$117,676
Families$108,147$129,030
Married Families$117,774$138,534
Non Families$45,921$61,726

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.3%

Male Marriage Rate

63.1%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by War

10,510

Number of Veterans

9,740

Male Veterans

770

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,389
First Gulf War2,721
Second Gulf War1,537
Korea1,006
World War II336

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,263
65 to 742,580
75+2,093
55 to 641,729
18 to 34845

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7057.63%
Black50511.42%
Hispanic3472.71%
Asian1501.01%
2 or More1135.00%
Other291.85%
Indian82.56%

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment Status

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Age

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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