Forney, Texas Population 2024

40,345

Forney is a city located in Kaufman County and Rockwall County Texas. Forney has a 2024 population of 40,345. Forney is currently growing at a rate of 11.37% annually and its population has increased by 69.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,871 in 2020.

The average household income in Forney is $108,591 with a poverty rate of 6.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forney is 32 years, 30.8 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Forney Demographics

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

  • White: 70.63%
  • Black or African American: 16.06%
  • Two or more races: 7.28%
  • Asian: 3.38%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Native American: 0.04%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
15.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,552.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
69.01% (16,474)
The current population of Forney, Texas is 40,345 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,871.

Forney, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,84770.63%
Black or African American4,05816.06%
Two or more races1,8407.28%
Asian8543.38%
Other race6352.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.1%
Native American90.04%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Forney Population by Race

Forney Population Pyramid 2024

Forney Median Age

32

Total

30.8

Male

34.3

Female

Forney Adults

There are 18,244 adults, (1,763 of whom are seniors) in Forney.

Forney Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forney Sex Ratio

Female11,68146.23%
Male13,58853.77%

Forney Population by Age

Forney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,5202.967327
Married4,8343.4789.410.6
Non Family2,0381.3743.756.3
Female1,2103.4457.342.7
Male4383.4571.728.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forney Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6644.27%
9th to 12th Grade6334.07%
High School Graduate3,40621.92%
Some College4,20727.07%
Associates Degree1,5479.95%
Bachelors Degree3,87624.94%
Graduate Degree1,2087.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,6579,9393,573
Black2,3952,365765
Hispanic1,8781,385361
2+ Races818553145
Other Race42626830
Asian376340243
Islander262626
Native American990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Forney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$60,737$68,713$57,179
Less Than 9th Grade$54,063$57,833$0
High School Graduate$61,207$65,326$38,648
Some College$59,881$68,059$49,829
Bachelors Degree$62,120$73,789$58,340
Graduate Degree$82,533$91,724$66,797

$60,737

Average Earnings

$68,713

Average Male

$57,179

Average Female

Forney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forney Language

89.35% of Forney residents speak only English, while 10.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.91% of the population.

Forney Language

Forney Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,2129726.39%
Asian80730237.42%
Hispanic4,5482836.22%
Multiple1,84020311.03%
Black4,0581283.15%
Other6358012.6%

6.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.6%

Male Poverty Rate

7.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forney is Asian, with 37.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forney is Black, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.

Forney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.76%
High School10.92%
Some College5.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%

Forney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed5.73%
Male Employed2.94%
Female Employed1.91%
Male Unemployed0%

Forney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$102,107$108,591
Families$123,459$120,228
Married Families$138,915$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,553$64,485

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Forney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Forney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,459

Number of Veterans

1,171

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War683
First Gulf War406
Vietnam151
Korea74
World War II0

Forney Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54648
55 to 64258
18 to 34248
75+211
65 to 7494

Forney Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0387.89%
Black35111.76%
Hispanic1404.76%
2+ Races706.55%

Forney Veterans by Race

Forney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Forney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.88%

Born in Forney

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.46% of Forney residents were born in the United States, with 73.88% having been born in Texas. 1.95% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960,9374,1187.25%
202856,8194,1197.82%
202752,7004,1188.48%
202648,5824,1199.26%
202544,4634,11810.21%
202440,3454,11911.37%
202336,2264,11812.83%
202232,1084,82517.69%
202127,2833,41214.29%
202023,871-3,457-12.65%
201927,3283,63115.32%
201823,6973,45417.06%
201720,2431,3767.29%
201618,8671,5568.99%
201517,3117354.43%
201416,5768935.69%
201315,6836524.34%
201215,0315123.53%
201114,5195734.11%
201013,9468,358149.57%
20005,5881,51837.3%
19904,07000%

Forney Population by Year