Forsyth, Georgia Population 2021

4,148
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Forsyth is a city located in Monroe County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Monroe County. With a 2020 population of 4,148, it is the 159th largest city in Georgia and the 5300th largest city in the United States . Forsyth is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 9.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,788 in 2010. Forsyth reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Forsyth has a population density of 705 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forsyth is $64,326 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $140,700. The median age in Forsyth is 39.9 years, 32.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Forsyth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forsythwas:

  • Black or African American: 49.89%
  • White: 46.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Forsyth, Georgia is 4,148 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,130.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,788.

Forsyth, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,03449.89%
White1,87846.06%
Two or More Races842.06%
Asian591.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.54%
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Forsyth Population by Race

Forsyth Population Pyramid $2021

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Forsyth Median Age

39.9


Total

32.8


Male

42


Female

Forsyth Adults

There are 2,990 adults, (716 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth.

Forsyth Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth Sex Ratio

Female

2,422

59.41%

Male

1,655

40.59%

Forsyth Population by Age

Forsyth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forsyth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.5%70.5%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Male48.4%51.6%
All53.4%46.6%
Married79.5%20.5%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forsyth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6872.3753.4
Non Family8041.1744.8
Married5503.4179.5
Female3023.5329.5
Male313.4548.4

3.4

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Forsyth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1415.12%
9th to 12th Grade41915.20%
High School Graduate65123.62%
Some College62322.61%
Associates Degree2348.49%
Bachelors Degree34812.63%
Graduate Degree34012.34%
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Forsyth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,367907119
White1,3411,241569
Asian4040
2+ 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 42.43%.

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,750$44,074$31,808
Less Than 9th Grade$15,764$$14,167
High School Graduate$24,868$$24,868
Some College$34,399$39,356$31,098
Bachelors Degree$48,528$50,795$48,333
Graduate Degree$77,900$98,750$72,250

$38,750

Average Earnings

$44,074

Average Male

$31,808

Average Female

Forsyth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forsyth Language by Age

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Forsyth Language

95.03% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Forsyth Language

Forsyth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,00659929.86%
White1,82233718.50%
Multiple8484100.00%
Asian5959100.00%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.21%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

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 18.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.15%.

Forsyth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.37%
Some College22.67%
High School15.56%
Bachelors or Greater13.08%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed83.23%
Male Unemployed15.25%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed4.36%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,173$64,326
Families$49,583$83,104
Married Families$92,667-
Non Families$20,208$42,539
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Income by Household Type

Forsyth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth Married by Age and Sex

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Forsyth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Forsyth Marital Status by Race

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Forsyth Marital Status

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163

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War34
Korea14
World War II

Forsyth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5462
55 to 6461
65 to 7426
75+14
18 to 34

Forsyth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1399.35%
Black241.65%

Forsyth Veterans by Race

Forsyth Veterans by Education

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40.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth Employment by Age

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Forsyth Employment by Race

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Forsyth 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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82.17%

Born in Forsyth

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 82.17% having been born in Georgia. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Forsyth Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,14890.22%
20204,13990.22%
20194,13090.22%
20184,121501.23%
20174,071200.49%
20164,051401.00%
20154,01180.20%
20144,003-12-0.30%
20134,015370.93%
20123,978-1-0.03%
20113,9791062.74%
20103,873970.25%
20003,776-492-1.22%
19904,268-356-0.80%
19804,6248882.16%
19703,736390.10%
19603,6975721.70%
19503,1250.00%

Forsyth Population by Year