Forsyth, Montana Population 2024

1,558

Forsyth is a city located in Rosebud County Montana. Forsyth has a 2024 population of 1,558. It is also the county seat of Rosebud County. Forsyth is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -5.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,646 in 2020.

The average household income in Forsyth is $57,714 with a poverty rate of 10.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forsyth is 38.6 years, 35 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Forsyth Demographics

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

  • White: 81.21%
  • Two or more races: 12.21%
  • Other race: 3.36%
  • Native American: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,353.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.35% (-88)
The current population of Forsyth, Montana is 1,558 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,646.

Forsyth, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,18481.21%
Two or more races17812.21%
Other race493.36%
Native American291.99%
Asian181.23%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forsyth Population by Race

Forsyth Population Pyramid 2024

Forsyth Median Age

38.6

Total

35

Male

46.3

Female

Forsyth Adults

There are 1,162 adults, (412 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth.

Forsyth Age Dependency

94.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth Sex Ratio

Female72349.59%
Male73550.41%

Forsyth Population by Age

Forsyth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6142.275941
Married3223.0376.423.6
Non Family2501.1235.664.4
Female423.1764.335.7
Male0000

3.01

Average Family Size

2.27

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade525.04%
9th to 12th Grade928.92%
High School Graduate42541.22%
Some College21721.05%
Associates Degree848.15%
Bachelors Degree10810.48%
Graduate Degree535.14%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White887771161
2+ Races1131130
Native American2930
Asian200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.15%.

Forsyth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,327$39,000$22,148
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,667$38,807$20,461
Some College$50,729$65,104$50,521
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$34,327

Average Earnings

$39,000

Average Male

$22,148

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

97.9% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 2.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Forsyth Language

Forsyth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,13214412.72%
Native29310.34%
Asian18211.11%

10.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is White, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is Native, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.29%.

Forsyth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater21.12%
Some College19.31%
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
High School4.73%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed1.55%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Forsyth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,397$57,714
Families$58,810$67,850
Married Families$60,625$-999,999,999
Non Families-$41,193

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forsyth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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

Forsyth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forsyth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

165

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War20
Korea0
World War II0

Forsyth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7456
75+46
55 to 6441
18 to 3422
35 to 540

Forsyth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White14314.9%
2+ Races2219.47%

Forsyth Veterans by Race

Forsyth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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

57.61%

Born in Forsyth

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

1.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 57.61% having been born in Montana. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forsyth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,448-22-1.5%
20281,470-22-1.47%
20271,492-22-1.45%
20261,514-22-1.43%
20251,536-22-1.41%
20241,558-22-1.39%
20231,580-22-1.37%
20221,60210.06%
20211,601-45-2.73%
20201,646-130-7.32%
20191,776-19-1.06%
20181,795-35-1.91%
20171,830-7-0.38%
20161,837-18-0.97%
20151,85550.27%
20141,85040.22%
20131,846-11-0.59%
20121,857-10-0.54%
20111,86770.38%
20101,86000%

Forsyth Population by Year