Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2024

280,269

Forsyth County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 280,269 with a growth rate of 2.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forsyth County, Georgia is the 8th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 176,736 and has seen a growth of 58.58% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029312,8496,5162.13%
2028306,3336,5162.17%
2027299,8176,5162.22%
2026293,3016,5162.27%
2025286,7856,5162.32%
2024280,2696,5162.38%
2023273,7536,5162.44%
2022267,2376,5162.5%
2021260,7217,8433.1%
2020252,8788,2543.37%
2019244,6247,2943.07%
2018237,3307,9633.47%
2017229,3678,5113.85%
2016220,8569,4884.49%
2015211,3688,6714.28%
2014202,6978,8224.55%
2013193,8757,0273.76%
2012186,8485,0202.76%
2011181,8285,0922.88%
2010176,736
199044,08316,12557.68%
198027,95811,03065.16%
197016,9284,75839.1%
196012,1701,16510.59%
195011,005-317-2.8%
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%
18508,8503,23157.5%
18405,619-307,230-98.2%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.38% (6,516)
County Website
Forsyth County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
176,736
Area
224 mi²
Density
1251 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
58.58% (103,533)
Founded
December 3, 1831

Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White176,23769.6%
Asian42,03216.6%
Two or more races17,5366.93%
Black or African American10,3914.1%
Other race6,1312.42%
Native American8670.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander310.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forsyth County, Georgia Population by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Forsyth County, Georgia Median Age

39.2

Total

38.9

Male

39.4

Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Adults

There are 186,346 adults, (31,090 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female126,45249.94%
Male126,77350.06%

Forsyth County, Georgia Population by Age

Forsyth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All84,6622.9884.815.2
Married59,7643.3891.78.3
Non Family15,7141.36832
Female5,9403.2966.533.5
Male3,2443.1774.225.8
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forsyth County, Georgia 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 County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.06%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$72,814

Average Earnings

$95,526

Average Male

$55,076

Average Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forsyth County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

75.21% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 24.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.57% of the population.

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White166,6116,7084.03%
Hispanic24,3092,62210.79%
Asian42,0321,3143.13%
Multiple17,4681,2677.25%
Other6,11193615.32%
Black10,2083643.57%
Native86718220.99%
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4.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.15%

Male Poverty Rate

5.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Native, with 20.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.26%
High School7.39%
Some College4.7%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
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Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed9.8%
Female Unemployed9.75%
Male Employed2.38%
Female Employed2.1%
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Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,439

Number of Veterans

8,669

Male Veterans

770

Female Veterans

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Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forsyth County, Georgia 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

38.16%

Born in Forsyth County, Georgia

80.1%

Native Born

19.9%

Foreign Born

10.6%

Non Citizen

9.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.1% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 38.16% having been born in Georgia. 10.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Place of Birth

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