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Population in 2012: 15,877 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +184.1%
Males: 7,682  (48.4%)
Females: 8,195  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  31.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75126.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,757 (it was $52,014 in 2000)
Forney:

$72,757
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,059

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $137,644 (it was $89,400 in 2000)
Forney:

$137,644
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,637; Detached houses: $148,981; Townhouses or other attached units: $290,633; Mobile homes: $43,943; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $96,824

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,267.

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  • White alone - 9,832 (70.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,099 (15.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,335 (9.6%)
  • Two or more races - 315 (2.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 193 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forney: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.5%), English (10.2%), Irish (9.1%), United States (7.7%), French (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 7.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,024 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Forney:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forney city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

473 residents are foreign born (0.5% Africa).

This city:  3.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Forney, Texas as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forney to the number of sex offenders is 690 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,678 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,594 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (8.6 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (14.5 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (18.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Travis Ranch, TX (1.9 miles ), Talty, TX (2.4 miles ), Heath, TX (2.6 miles ), Sunnyvale, TX (2.6 miles ), McLendon-Chisholm, TX (2.8 miles ), South Rockwall, TX (2.9 miles) , Seagoville, TX (2.9 miles ), Mesquite, TX (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 94 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2002: 343 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 382 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2004: 529 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 592 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2006: 511 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 197 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2009: 107 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2010: 155 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2011: 130 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2012: 178 buildings, average cost: $186,900

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Latitude: 32.75 N, Longitude: 96.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,127 (-14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,401 (19.6%)

Area codes: 469, 972

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Crime rates in Forney by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0002
per 100,000 0.00.00.026.0
Rapes 2115
per 100,000 35.017.115.465.0
Robberies 0103
per 100,000 0.017.10.039.0
Assaults 14111410
per 100,000 245.0188.5216.1130.0
Burglaries 39485351
per 100,000 682.4822.3818.3663.0
Thefts 9298123183
per 100,000 1609.81678.91899.02379.1
Auto thefts 418139
per 100,000 70.0308.4200.7117.0
Arson 0201
per 100,000 0.034.30.013.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.1) 203.8215.5214.4306.3

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Crime rate in Forney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

1.95

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Forney, Texas accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,451 (+35.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Forney-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 263% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Forney city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/4/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from Forney center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kaufman County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forney topographic map

Birthplace of: Tex Erwin - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Forney:

  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF DALLAS (Home Health Center, 711 WEST BROAD SUITE 200)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK WEST INC (Home Health Center, 763 E HWY 80 SUITE 220)
  • RIDGECREST HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 561 E RIDGECREST RD)

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Airports located in Forney:


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Amtrak station near Forney:

  • 20 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cityofforney.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forney:

  • Eastfield College (about 13 miles; Mesquite, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • Richland College (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 8,121)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 23 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Brookhaven College (about 26 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Mountain View College (about 26 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,181)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 27 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)

Public high schools in Forney:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Forney:

See full list of schools located in Forney, School District: FORNEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Forney:

  • ELLEN BROOKS WEST MEMORIAL LIBRARY OF FORNEY (Operating income: $169,143; Location: 800 FM 741; 21,160 books; 31 e-books; 579 audio materials; 1,067 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 40 other licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Official web site for the City of Forney, Texas.

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Notable locations in Forney: Forney Fire Department (A), William and Blanche Brooks House (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forney include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Little Flock Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prairie View Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Forney: Jackrabbit Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bounce Up Ventures (Arcades & Amusements; 401 East USHighway 80).

 
Kaufman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00931. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00931
U.S.:

0.05378
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.540
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.71
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forney, TX

6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Forney compared to Texas state average:

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Forney (2011 data):

  • City Bank: Forney Highway 80 Branch at 771 E. Hwy 80, branch established on 2008/03/11. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $2,020.1 mil, Deposits: $1,776.1 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: South Plains Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • First National Bank Texas: Forney Banking Center - Rc 664 at 802 E. Highway 80, branch established on 2005/05/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southside Bank: Forney Branch at 413 North Mcgraw, branch established on 2006/03/28. Info updated 2008/10/01: Bank assets: $3,303.8 mil, Deposits: $2,331.5 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southside Bancshares, Incorporated
  • The American National Bank of Texas: Forney Branch at 401 Pinson Road, branch established on 1989/03/13. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $2,334.7 mil, Deposits: $2,095.6 mil, headquarters in Terrell, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: A.N.b. Holding Company, Ltd.
  • The First National Bank of Canton: The First National Bank Of Forney A at 648 Ridgecrest Road, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $119.5 mil, Deposits: $108.2 mil, headquarters in Canton, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Forney Branch at 401 N Fm 548, branch established on 2007/06/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forney Branch at 100 West Highway 80 @ Fm 740, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forney, Texas:

  • Knights Inn-Forney, TX, 103 West Hwy 80, Forney, TX 75126 , Phone: (972) 552-3888, Fax: (972) 552-3889
  • Best Western Plus Christopher Inn And Suites, 752 Pinson Rd, Forney, TX 75126 , Phone: (972) 552-1412, Fax: (972) 552-3626
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Forney, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Forney travel time to work - commute


Forney mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (45%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forney city (based on Kaufman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.12%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents47.8%13.2%12.6%8.8%7.1%
Congregations25.8%12.4%3.4%12.4%16.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.4%1.9%1.6%1.5%3.1%
Congregations10.1%2.2%4.5%2.2%10.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Kaufman County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Kaufman County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kaufman County:

8.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$22,877$54,9050$0
Other Government Administration 8$47,307$70,9610$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,517$33,1020$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$76,193$50,7950$0
Police - Other 10$27,044$32,4530$0
Firefighters 10$37,339$44,8071$1,594
Streets and Highways 3$7,607$30,4280$0
Sewerage 3$8,781$35,1240$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,447$37,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 10$31,470$37,7640$0
Totals for Government 72$273,582$45,5971$1,594

Forney government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $903,000 ($56.87)
    Police Protection: $756,000 ($47.62)
    Regular Highways: $307,000 ($19.34)
    Libraries: $265,000 ($16.69)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($13.48)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($9.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $120,000 ($7.56)
    Fire Protection: $102,000 ($6.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($6.11)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($2.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($1.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $49,000 ($3.09)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $611,000 ($38.48)

Forney government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $541,000 ($34.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($11.72)
    All Other: $23,000 ($1.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($1.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $308,000 ($19.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($3.91)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,158,000 ($72.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,124,000 ($70.79)
    Total General Sales: $1,013,000 ($63.80)
    Public Utilities: $253,000 ($15.94)
    NEC: $113,000 ($7.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($0.57)

Forney government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $443,000 ($27.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $443,000 ($27.90)

Forney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,678,000 ($231.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $443,000 ($27.90)

12.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.23%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  5.73% ($45,157 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.87% ($32,195)
from Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($33,608)


9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dallas County, TX  3.39% ($30,904 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.96% ($27,589)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($36,496)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forney:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forney:

  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forney:

  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Forney, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 85
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 66
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Forney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$148,2236$143,93714$149,8112$96,865
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$195,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$152,1752$108,3406$149,0120$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$132,1431$251,6904$184,7200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$114,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$210,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 136
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 35

Incident types - Forney


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forney, TX

Most common first names in Forney, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5872.8 years
William3571.3 years
Mary3481.4 years
John2776.9 years
Charles2569.1 years
Robert2574.9 years
Dorothy2173.6 years
Joe1775.8 years
Annie1682.4 years
Thomas1574.1 years
Most common last names in Forney, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2269.8 years
Adams1873.7 years
Johnson1673.4 years
Williams1673.9 years
Walker1577.3 years
Jones1578.1 years
Thomas1379.0 years
Davis1383.1 years
King1271.0 years
Taylor1177.3 years
Businesses in Forney, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Panda Express1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Chick-Fil-A1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Forney on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #59 (75126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David Hooker (10)
  • Daniel J. Cooley (4)
  • William Tyler Thornhill (3)
  • Walton W. Mccarthy (3)
  • J. Paul Rouse (2)
  • John W. Ayres, Iii (2)
  • Roy Smith (2)
  • Louis J. Tijerina, Jr. (1)
  • Greg A. Hall (1)
  • John W. Sheffield (1)

Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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