Forsyth County Population 2017

Forsyth County's estimated population is 371,511 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forsyth County is the 4th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016371,5113,4920.95%
2015368,0192,9600.81%
2014365,0594,0101.11%
2013361,0493,2340.90%
2012357,8153,2500.92%
2011354,5653,0630.87%
2010351,50285,62432.20%
1990265,87822,1959.11%
1980243,68329,33513.69%
1970214,34824,92013.16%
1960189,42843,29329.63%
1950146,13519,66015.54%
1940126,47514,79413.25%
1930111,68134,41244.54%
192077,26929,95863.32%
191047,31112,05034.17%
190035,2616,82724.01%
189028,43410,36457.35%
188018,0705,02038.47%
187013,0503582.82%
186012,6921,52413.65%
185011,1680.00%

Forsyth County Population Growth

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Forsyth County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White247,28366.56%
Black or African American100,55227.07%
Asian8,7182.35%
Two or More Races8,0012.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9910.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4740.13%

Forsyth County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Forsyth County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kernersville23116240669504.11%
Clemmons186232007914567.82%
Lewisville127101371010007.87%
Walkertown468750213347.13%
Rural Hall293931582197.45%
Tobaccoville243426091757.19%
Bethania328350226.71%
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