Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2020

Forsyth County, Georgia's estimated population is 252,660 with a growth rate of 3.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forsyth County, Georgia is the 8th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020252,6608,0243.28%
2019244,6368,0243.39%
2018236,6128,0243.51%
2017228,5888,2773.76%
2016220,3119,0834.30%
2015211,2288,5694.23%
2014202,6598,8074.54%
2013193,8527,0273.76%
2012186,8255,0132.76%
2011181,8125,0622.86%
2010176,750132,667300.95%
199044,08316,12557.68%
198027,95811,03065.16%
197016,9284,75839.10%
196012,1701,16510.59%
195011,005-317-2.80%
194011,3226986.57%
193010,624-1,131-9.62%
192011,755-185-1.55%
191011,9403903.38%
190011,5503953.54%
189011,1555965.64%
188010,5592,57632.27%
18707,9832343.02%
18607,749-1,101-12.44%
18508,8503,23157.50%
18405,6190.00%

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White178,87481.35%
Asian26,04911.85%
Black or African American7,3013.32%
Two or More Races4,5732.08%
Some Other Race2,5731.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native4150.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander950.04%

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Forsyth County, Georgia Median Age

38.3


Total

38


Male

38.6


Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Adults

There are 157,730 adults, (25,021 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

110,622

50.31%

Male

109,258

49.69%

Forsyth County, Georgia Households and Families

Forsyth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forsyth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All83.6%16.4%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female64.8%35.2%

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,6752.9883.6
Married52,3403.3889.5
Non Family13,4461.371.2
Female5,6063.2164.8
Male2,2833.0868.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forsyth County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7633.35%
9th to 12th Grade5,4073.81%
High School Graduate23,57716.60%
Some College24,81117.47%
Associates Degree10,0537.08%
Bachelors Degree48,31634.02%
Graduate Degree25,09017.67%

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White107,428102,01553,969
Asian16,42515,57413,173
Hispanic11,4467,9153,104
Black4,6424,4192,033
Multiple Races1,9031,786982
Other Race1,445853413
Native American25519380
Islander2516

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,836$76,003$41,322
Less Than High School$24,707$27,397$19,485
High School Grad$31,688$37,136$25,401
Some College$45,515$57,423$35,683
Bachelors Degree$74,231$102,502$50,490
Graduate Degree$88,188$111,763$61,674

$56,836

Average Earnings

$76,003

Average Male

$41,322

Average Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

Forsyth County, Georgia Language by Age

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

78.44% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 21.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.89% of the population.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White160,5916,6254.13%
Hispanic20,8274,79923.04%
Other2,56475229.33%
Asian26,0467032.70%
Black7,1524806.71%
Multiple4,5532244.92%
Native4077919.41%

5.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.27%

Male Poverty Rate

6.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Other, with 29.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Asian, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.92%
High School8.10%
Some College5.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.08%
Male Unemployed12.12%
Female Employed3.41%
Male Employed2.68%

Forsyth County, Georgia Income

Forsyth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$101,743$122,580
Families$112,835$134,161
Married Families$122,588$143,545
Non Families$48,805$66,097

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

63.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Forsyth County, Georgia 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 County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans

10,294

Number of Veterans

9,473

Male Veterans

821

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,279
First Gulf War2,697
Second Gulf War1,452
Korea826
World War II323
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,238
65 to 742,540
75+2,157
55 to 641,584
18 to 34775
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,3837.18%
Black60711.80%
Hispanic3542.65%
2 or More1405.66%
Asian920.53%
Other724.21%

$Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia 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

38.53%

Born in Georgia

83.29%

Native Born

16.71%

Foreign Born

9.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.29% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 38.53% having been born in Georgia. 9.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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