Forsyth, Georgia Population 2024

4,937

Forsyth is a city located in Monroe County Georgia. Forsyth has a 2024 population of 4,937. It is also the county seat of Monroe County.Forsyth is currently growing at a rate of 2.11% annually and its population has increased by 9.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,526 in 2020.

The average household income in Forsyth is $79,107 with a poverty rate of 17.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forsyth is 43.3 years, 39.4 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Forsyth Demographics

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

  • White: 54.21%
  • Black or African American: 42.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Other race: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
838.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.08% (411)
The current population of Forsyth, Georgia is 4,937 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,526.

Forsyth, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,46654.21%
Black or African American1,91642.12%
Two or more races861.89%
Other race541.19%
Native American270.59%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forsyth Population by Race

Forsyth Population Pyramid 2024

Forsyth Median Age

43.3

Total

39.4

Male

48.9

Female

Forsyth Adults

There are 3,597 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth.

Forsyth Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth Sex Ratio

Female2,54155.86%
Male2,00844.14%

Forsyth Population by Age

Forsyth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0182.185941
Married8022.8972.227.8
Non Family7471.0749.550.5
Female3262.6336.863.2
Male1432.8784.615.4
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forsyth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 white people with a rate of 40.83%.

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,504

Average Earnings

$55,599

Average Male

$37,020

Average Female

Forsyth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forsyth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forsyth Language

96.33% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Forsyth Language

Forsyth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,84539121.19%
White2,26025111.11%
Hispanic27411040.15%
Other481531.25%
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17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is Hispanic, with 40.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.77%.

Forsyth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.85%
High School13.8%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%
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Forsyth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed10.83%
Female Employed10.65%
Male Employed1.83%
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Forsyth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forsyth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forsyth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Forsyth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forsyth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

168

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Forsyth Veterans by War

count

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Forsyth Veterans by Age

count

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Forsyth Veterans by Race

Forsyth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forsyth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forsyth 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

77.69%

Born in Forsyth

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 77.69% having been born in Georgia. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forsyth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,4471021.91%
20285,3451021.95%
20275,2431021.98%
20265,1411022.02%
20255,0391022.07%
20244,9371022.11%
20234,8351022.16%
20224,7331022.2%
20214,6311052.32%
20204,5262596.07%
20194,267210.49%
20184,246541.29%
20174,192200.48%
20164,172421.02%
20154,130110.27%
20144,119-14-0.34%
20134,133360.88%
20124,09710.02%
20114,0961052.63%
20103,9912155.69%
20003,776-492-11.53%
19904,268-356-7.7%
19804,62488823.77%
19703,736391.05%
19603,69757218.3%
19503,125
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Forsyth Population by Year