Forsyth County, Georgia Population 2021

Forsyth County, Georgia's estimated population is 258,770 with a growth rate of 2.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forsyth County, Georgia is the 9th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 176,723 and has seen a growth of 46.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021258,7707,2592.89%
2020251,5117,2592.97%
2019244,2527,2593.06%
2018236,9938,0533.52%
2017228,9408,4593.84%
2016220,4819,2314.37%
2015211,2508,6524.27%
2014202,5988,7974.54%
2013193,8017,0083.75%
2012186,7934,9992.75%
2011181,7945,0712.87%
2010176,723132,640300.89%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
2.89%
County Website
State
Founded
December 3, 1831
County Seat
2010 Population
176,723
Growth Since 2010
46.43%
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Forsyth County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White180,89179.21%
Asian29,53512.93%
Black or African American8,0133.51%
Two or More Races5,2612.30%
Some Other Race3,9001.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native6870.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.04%
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Forsyth County, Georgia Population by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Forsyth County, Georgia Median Age

38.5


Total

38.1


Male

38.9


Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Adults

There are 164,774 adults, (26,669 of whom are seniors) in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Forsyth County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forsyth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

114,856

50.29%

Male

113,527

49.71%

Forsyth County, Georgia Population by Age

Forsyth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forsyth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Male70.4%29.6%
All84%16%
Married90.4%9.6%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forsyth County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,7532.9784
Married54,7893.3790.4
Non Family14,0331.2970.1
Female5,7323.1762.7
Male2,1993.1870.4

3.3

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Forsyth County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6983.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,7323.87%
High School Graduate23,02815.55%
Some College25,58117.28%
Associates Degree10,3436.99%
Bachelors Degree51,32734.66%
Graduate Degree27,36018.48%
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Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White109,674104,52456,069
Asian18,77817,80915,210
Hispanic11,9068,0153,462
Black5,2414,9742,583
Other Race2,3561,224452
2+ Races2,1782,0471,154
Native American408269157
Islander2818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.00%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,050$81,337$42,503
Less Than 9th Grade$24,120$27,366$18,259
High School Graduate$34,183$41,567$26,235
Some College$46,031$61,101$35,227
Bachelors Degree$78,251$106,276$50,945
Graduate Degree$89,119$116,080$63,206

$60,050

Average Earnings

$81,337

Average Male

$42,503

Average Female

Forsyth County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forsyth County, Georgia Language by Age

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Forsyth County, Georgia Language

77.51% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 22.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.93% of the population.

Forsyth County, Georgia Language

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White163,1626,6714.09%
Hispanic21,6514,77822.07%
Other3,89186422.21%
Asian29,5306492.20%
Black7,8344906.25%
Multiple5,2403226.15%
Native687426.11%

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

6.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Other, with 22.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth County, Georgia is Asian, with 2.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.49%.

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.89%
High School8.89%
Some College5.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.47%
Male Unemployed10.97%
Female Employed3.80%
Male Employed2.42%

Forsyth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forsyth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,218$128,476
Families$119,045$140,604
Married Families$128,939$150,109
Non Families$50,505$69,627
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Income by Household Type

Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.3%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Forsyth County, Georgia Marital Status

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10,286

Number of Veterans

9,429

Male Veterans

857

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,491
First Gulf War2,828
Second Gulf War1,484
Korea694
World War II208

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,239
65 to 742,634
75+2,262
55 to 641,423
18 to 34728

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,3807.06%
Black5369.22%
Hispanic2882.06%
2+ Races1655.97%
Other Race893.15%
Asian750.38%
Native American417.78%

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Forsyth County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Forsyth County, Georgia 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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38.30%

Born in Forsyth County, Georgia

82.50%

Native Born

17.50%

Foreign Born

9.84%

Non Citizen

7.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.50% of Forsyth County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 38.30% having been born in Georgia. 9.84% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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