Forsyth, GA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Forsyth?

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There are 4,549 residents in Forsyth, with a median age of 43.3. Of this, 44.14% are males and 55.86% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.11% of the resident pool in Forsyth, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.81%. Additionally, 1.08% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 4,052 people in Forsyth currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 4,549 4.1%
Male Population 2,008 15.2%
Female Population 2,541 -3.3%
Male population 44.14%
Female population 55.86%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 43.3 3.1%
Citizen US Born 4,372 5.5%
Citizen not US Born 128 -20.5%
Not Citizen 49 -25.8%
Citizen US Born 96.11%
Citizen not US Born 2.81%
Not Citizen 1.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 92 -6.1%
Moved from Same State 328 75.4%
Moved from Different State 47 20.5%
Same House as Last Year 4,052 0.9%
Moved from Same County 2.04%
Moved from Same State 7.26%
Moved from Different State 1.04%
Same House as Last Year 89.67%

What are the employment statistics in Forsyth?

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White-collar workers make up 75.18% of the working population in Forsyth, while blue-collar employees account for 24.82%. There are also 119 entrepreneurs in Forsyth (6.02% of the workforce); 1,172 workers employed in private companies (59.25%); and 658 people working in governmental institutions (33.27%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,487 25.5%
Blue Collar 491 -24.9%
White Collar 75.18%
Blue Collar 24.82%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 119 63.0%
Private Companies 1,172 -7.1%
Governmental Workers 658 42.7%
Not for Profit Companies 29 -34.1%
Self Employees 6.02%
Private Companies 59.25%
Governmental Workers 33.27%
Not for Profit Companies 1.47%

How many households are there in Forsyth?

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There are a total of 2,018 households in Forsyth, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 62.98% of these Forsyth households, while non-family units account for the remaining 37.02%. Additionally, 26.91% of households have children and 73.09% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,018 3.5%
Average People Per Household 2 0.9%
Family Households 1,271 18.0%
Non-family Households 747 -14.3%
Family Households 62.98%
Non-family Households 37.02%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 543 -7.0%
Households without Children 1,475 8.1%
Households with Children 26.91%
Households without Children 73.09%

What are the median and average incomes in Forsyth?

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The average annual household income in Forsyth is $79,107, while the median household income sits at $63,396 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $79,107 19.7%
Median Household Income $63,396 22.5%
People below Poverty Level 752 -27.3%
People above Poverty Level 3,611 14.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Forsyth?

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There are 2,218 housing units in Forsyth, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1974. Of the 2,018 occupied housing units in Forsyth, 58.97% are owner-occupied, while 41.03% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 46.3% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $198,800. In general, housing costs reach $808 per month in Forsyth.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 2,218 4.3%
Median Year Built 1974 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 120 -39.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 76 90.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 506 14.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 234 41.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 419 -19.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 257 -12.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 242 63.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 205 -13.9%
Built between 2010 and 2019 159 98.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,018 3.5%
Owner Occupied 1,190 20.0%
Renter Occupied 828 -13.5%
Owner Occupied 58.97%
Renter Occupied 41.03%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 551 19.8%
Without Mortgage 639 20.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $198,800 28.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $155,600 5.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $808 8.9%
With Mortgage 46.3%
Without Mortgage 53.7%

What is the level of education in Forsyth?

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Approximately 42.51% of the population in Forsyth holds a high school degree (that's 1,529 residents), while 15.62% have attained a college certificate (956 locals) and 15.68% have a bachelor's degree (564 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 120 -31.0%
Some High School 1,529 1.3%
Some College 956 13.5%
Associate Degree 412 25.2%
Bachelor's Degree 564 67.9%
Graduate Degree 410 22.0%
No High School 3.34%
Some High School 42.51%
Some College 15.62%
Associate Degree 11.45%
Bachelor's Degree 15.68%
Graduate Degree 11.4%

What is the marital status of Forsyth residents?

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A total of 1,069 people in Forsyth have never been married (which represents 28.23% of the total population), while 1,933 of them are wedded (51.04%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 113 (2.98%) and 504 (13.31%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,069 3.9%
Married 1,933 23.8%
Separated 113 11.9%
Widowed 281 6.0%
Divorced 504 -6.8%
Never Married 28.23%
Married 51.04%
Separated 2.98%
Widowed 7.42%
Divorced 13.31%

What are the most common means of transportation in Forsyth?

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Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,942 8.8%

What is the median and average household income in Forsyth by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
31029 17,227 6,271 $70,177.00 $90,929.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 31029