Forsyth, Georgia Population 2020

4,153

Forsyth is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,153, it is the 158th largest city in Georgia and the 5283rd largest city in the United States. Forsyth is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 9.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,788 in 2010. Forsyth reached it's highest population of 4,624 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Forsyth has a population density of 705 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forsyth is $53,109 with a poverty rate of 29.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $122,100. The median age in Forsyth is 35.9 years, 30.7 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.2 males.

Forsyth Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.84%
  • White: 37.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Forsyth, Georgia is 4,153, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,788.

Forsyth, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,34557.84%
White1,51837.44%
Two or More Races1052.59%
Asian631.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.57%

Forsyth Population Pyramid 2020

Forsyth Median Age

35.9


Total

30.7


Male

39.9


Female

Forsyth Adults

There are 2,834 adults, (682 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth.

Forsyth Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth Sex Ratio

Female

2,262

55.80%

Male

1,792

44.20%

Forsyth Households and Families

Forsyth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forsyth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male43%57%
Female31.1%68.9%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5222.6154.7
Non Family6071.1847.6
Married4803.0381.7
Female2934.4231.1
Male1423.5643

3.43

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forsyth Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade803.01%
9th to 12th Grade53520.11%
High School Graduate88033.07%
Some College46617.51%
Associates Degree1535.75%
Bachelors Degree28210.60%
Graduate Degree2659.96%

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,521982109
White1,0891,013438
Asian4343
Multiple Races88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,313$38,750$25,054
Less Than High School$12,300$$12,994
High School Grad$$$14,421
Some College$34,640$34,915$31,726
Bachelors Degree$48,385$47,857$48,476
Graduate Degree$76,484$101,016$75,469

$31,313

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$25,054

Average Female

Forsyth Language

Forsyth Language by Age

Forsyth Language

95.46% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Forsyth Poverty

Forsyth Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,32375732.59%
White1,45628619.64%
Multiple1056460.95%
Asian6363100.00%

29.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.79%

Male Poverty Rate

33.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is White, with 19.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.44%
High School34.60%
Some College20.27%
Bachelors or Greater14.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.63%
Male Unemployed56.76%
Female Employed28.64%
Male Employed3.52%

Forsyth Income

Forsyth Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,417$53,109
Families$37,047$66,559
Married Families$55,577-
Non Families$21,157$29,968

Forsyth Marital Status

Forsyth Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth Married by Age and Sex

Forsyth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Forsyth Marital Status by Race

Forsyth Veterans

186

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War27
Korea14
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
35 to 5443
55 to 6436
18 to 3432
75+14
Name Veterans % of Total
Black935.82%
White937.84%

$Forsyth Veterans by Education

22.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

17.6%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.73%

Born in Georgia

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.68% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 82.73% having been born in Georgia. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,153180.44%
20194,135180.44%
20184,117511.25%
20174,066180.44%
20164,048401.00%
20154,00890.23%
20143,999-9-0.22%
20134,008360.91%
20123,9720.00%
20113,9721062.74%
20103,866900.24%
20003,776-492-1.22%
19904,268-356-0.80%
19804,6248882.16%
19703,736390.10%
19603,6975721.70%
19503,1250.00%