Forsyth, Missouri Population 2021

2,552
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Forsyth is a city located in Taney County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Taney County. With a 2020 population of 2,552, it is the 206th largest city in Missouri and the 6770th largest city in the United States . Forsyth is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 13.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,255 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Forsyth has a population density of 759 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forsyth is $50,536 with a poverty rate of 22.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $118,600. The median age in Forsyth is 47 years, 47.4 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Forsyth Demographics

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

  • White: 91.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forsyth, Missouri is 2,552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,255.

Forsyth, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,33091.41%
Two or More Races702.75%
Black or African American491.92%
Asian471.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native291.14%
Some Other Race240.94%
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Forsyth Population by Race

Forsyth Population Pyramid $2021

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Forsyth Median Age

47


Total

47.4


Male

45.6


Female

Forsyth Adults

There are 2,054 adults, (778 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth.

Forsyth Age Dependency

99.8

Age Dependency Ratio

61

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth Sex Ratio

Female

1,312

51.47%

Male

1,237

48.53%

Forsyth Population by Age

Forsyth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forsyth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family47%53%
Male50.9%49.1%
All64.2%35.8%
Female76.8%23.2%
Married81.5%18.5%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forsyth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9782.3464.2
Non Family4321.1747
Married4223.3381.5
Female692.976.8
Male553.2250.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Forsyth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade904.67%
9th to 12th Grade20510.64%
High School Graduate74038.40%
Some College44423.04%
Associates Degree1568.10%
Bachelors Degree21411.11%
Graduate Degree784.05%
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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
White1,7051,450244
Hispanic696219
Black4933
Asian453913
2+ Races41303
Native American262613
Other Race2424

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 native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,223$35,473$21,167
Less Than 9th Grade$$$6,750
High School Graduate$21,919$28,125$19,500
Some College$22,723$27,596$21,250
Bachelors Degree$54,242$63,654$37,143
Graduate Degree$$45,833$250,000

$26,223

Average Earnings

$35,473

Average Male

$21,167

Average Female

Forsyth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forsyth Language by Age

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Forsyth Language

97.06% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Forsyth Language

Forsyth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,01740920.28%
Hispanic1085450.00%
Asian472144.68%
Multiple671826.87%
Other241250.00%
Native23521.74%

22.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.15%

Male Poverty Rate

25.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is White, with 20.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.00%.

Forsyth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.22%
High School21.38%
Some College19.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed79.07%
Female Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed17.93%
Male Employed1.70%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,476$50,536
Families$53,143$56,290
Married Families$54,352-
Non Families$25,446$40,966
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Income by Household Type

Forsyth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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

Forsyth Marital Status by Race

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Forsyth Marital Status

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258

Number of Veterans

244

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam125
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War27
World War II25
Korea25

Forsyth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+79
65 to 7479
35 to 5461
55 to 6425
18 to 3414

Forsyth Veterans by Age

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Forsyth Veterans by Race

Forsyth Veterans by Education

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27.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth Veterans by Education

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41.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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53.28%

Born in Forsyth

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 53.28% having been born in Missouri. 2.79% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,552-4-0.16%
20202,556-4-0.16%
20192,560-4-0.16%
20182,564230.91%
20172,541150.59%
20162,526120.48%
20152,514110.44%
20142,503140.56%
20132,489100.40%
20122,47920.08%
20112,47730.12%
20102,4740.00%

Forsyth Population by Year