Forney, Texas Population 2021

34,410
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Forney is a city located in Kaufman County Texas. With a 2020 population of 34,410, it is the 99th largest city in Texas and the 1149th largest city in the United States . Forney is currently growing at a rate of 11.64% annually and its population has increased by 134.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,661 in 2010. Forney reached it's highest population of 34,410 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Forney has a population density of 2,325 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forney is $99,937 with a poverty rate of 4.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,308 per month, and the median house value is $204,600. The median age in Forney is 31.5 years, 30.7 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Forney Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forney was:

  • White: 79.30%
  • Black or African American: 14.58%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forney, Texas is 34,410 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,649.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,661.

Forney, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,01679.30%
Black or African American3,12814.58%
Asian4702.19%
Some Other Race4221.97%
Two or More Races3621.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.28%
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Forney Population by Race

Forney Population Pyramid $2021

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Forney Median Age

31.5


Total

30.7


Male

32.1


Female

Forney Adults

There are 14,633 adults, (1,680 of whom are seniors) in Forney.

Forney Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Forney Sex Ratio

Female

10,588

49.34%

Male

10,871

50.66%

Forney Population by Age

Forney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.7%6.3%
Married93.1%6.9%
All85.2%14.8%
Female70.2%29.8%
Non Family62.8%37.2%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5493.2885.2
Married4,3603.7493.1
Non Family1,3171.3462.8
Female5373.7970.2
Male3353.9793.7

3.7

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Forney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3182.44%
9th to 12th Grade6424.92%
High School Graduate3,46226.56%
Some College3,54727.21%
Associates Degree1,31510.09%
Bachelors Degree2,62420.13%
Graduate Degree1,1298.66%
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Forney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,0438,5552,732
Black1,8901,804380
Hispanic1,7951,420505
Asian247247140
Other Race2011345
2+ Races1505023
Native American6161

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.68%.

Forney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,050$57,780$51,146
Less Than 9th Grade$50,343$51,119$
High School Graduate$50,725$54,333$35,615
Some College$51,673$62,312$43,162
Bachelors Degree$62,346$67,635$60,769
Graduate Degree$67,604$76,513$62,946

$54,050

Average Earnings

$57,780

Average Male

$51,146

Average Female

Forney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forney Language by Age

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Forney Language

86.84% of Forney residents speak only English, while 13.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.47% of the population.

Forney Language

Forney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7185654.12%
Black3,1243009.60%
Hispanic3,816401.05%
Asian450347.56%
Multiple362184.97%
Other422102.37%

4.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.52%

Male Poverty Rate

5.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forney is Black, with 9.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forney is Hispanic, with 1.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.22%.

Forney Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.18%
Less Than 9th Grade5.73%
Some College3.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.13%

Forney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.22%
Female Employed2.31%
Male Employed1.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,716$99,937
Families$110,320$109,600
Married Families$114,693-
Non Families$51,862$58,263
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Income by Household Type

Forney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forney Married by Age and Sex

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Forney Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Forney Marital Status by Race

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Forney Marital Status

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1,407

Number of Veterans

1,177

Male Veterans

230

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War535
First Gulf War467
Vietnam340
Korea64
World War II

Forney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54608
65 to 74249
18 to 34213
55 to 64208
75+129

Forney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0318.85%
Black31614.95%
Hispanic1797.80%
Asian4013.11%
2+ Races209.76%

Forney Veterans by Race

Forney Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forney Veterans by Education

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75.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Forney Employment by Age

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Forney Employment by Race

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Forney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.26%

Born in Forney

95.38%

Native Born

4.62%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

2.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.38% of Forney residents were born in the United States, with 74.26% having been born in Texas. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forney Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,4103,58711.64%
202030,8233,58713.17%
201927,2363,58715.17%
201823,6493,42916.96%
201720,2201,3757.30%
201618,8451,5358.87%
201517,3107354.43%
201416,5758935.69%
201315,6826524.34%
201215,0305103.51%
201114,5205754.12%
201013,9458,3579.58%
20005,5881,5183.22%
19904,0700.00%

Forney Population by Year