For population 25 years and over in Forsyth:
For population 15 years and over in Forsyth city:
130 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,027 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (21.6 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (56.8 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (642.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Culloden-Bolingbroke, GA (2.4 miles) , Barnesville, GA (3.6 miles ), Aldora, GA (3.7 miles) , Yatesville, GA (3.8 miles ), Culloden, GA (3.9 miles ), Flovilla, GA (3.9 miles ), Milner, GA (4.0 miles ), Hillsboro, GA (4.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 83.94 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,119 (+54.6%)
Area code: 478
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Forsyth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -659 (-14.9%).
Work and jobs in Forsyth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Forsyth, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Forsyth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Forsyth city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/30/1953, a category F4 tornado 35.9 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Forsyth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from Forsyth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Peppi Zellner - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Mar 14, 1975).
Hospitals/medical centers in Forsyth:
Airports and heliports located in Forsyth:
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Local government website: WWW.CITYFORSYTH-GA.ORG
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Forsyth and their reported violations in the past:GEORGIA DIST ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GA. BAPTIST CONV.-CAMP KALEO (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:L & D CAMPGROUND (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 95.5% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Forsyth compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Forsyth (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forsyth, Georgia:
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Religion statistics for Forsyth city (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Forsyth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,330 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,880 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Forsyth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 150,390
Total average daily truck traffic: 710
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forsyth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Forsyth, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forsyth)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Forsyth)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.