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Population in 2012: 3,922 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 

Males: 1,697  (43.3%)
Females: 2,225  (56.7%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31029.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,360 (it was $30,523 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$23,360
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,715

Forsyth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,192 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$122,192
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,081; Detached houses: $159,262; Mobile homes: $85,871

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • Black alone - 2,134 (55.0%)
  • White alone - 1,474 (38.0%)
  • Hispanic - 138 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 65 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 53 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.1%)

Races in Forsyth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forsyth: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.7%), United States (10.3%), Irish (4.6%), German (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 716 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 788 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Forsyth:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forsyth city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

130 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America).

This city:  3.3%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Forsyth, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forsyth to the number of sex offenders is 115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,027 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $839 (0.7%)

Forsyth satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2006: 310 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2007: 237 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2008: 107 buildings, average cost: $387,900
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $24,200
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 83.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,119 (+54.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 419 (30.0%)

Area code: 478

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Crime rates in Forsyth by Year
Type 2001 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 031200
per 100,000 0.071.919.439.10.00.0
Robberies 12104665
per 100,000 310.3239.677.7117.4156.3129.6
Assaults 19121913119
per 100,000 491.3287.5369.1254.4286.6233.3
Burglaries 353641173313
per 100,000 905.1862.5796.4332.6859.8337.0
Thefts 205172174164179115
per 100,000 5301.34120.73380.03208.84663.92980.8
Auto thefts 122110992
per 100,000 310.3503.1194.3176.1234.551.8
Arson 0100N/A0
per 100,000 0.024.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.2) 453.2417.0294.2261.0340.9214.4

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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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.92
Georgia average:

2.77

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Forsyth, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -659 (-14.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Peppi Zellner - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Mar 14, 1975).


Hospitals/medical centers in Forsyth:

  • DIALYSIS NEWCO, INC (Dialysis Facility, 91 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE)
  • MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 88 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DRIVE)
  • FORSYTH NH (Nursing Home, HWY 83 BOX 1067)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FORSYTH (Nursing Home, 521 CABINESS ROAD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF MONROE (Nursing Home, 4796 HIGHWAY 42 NORTH)
  • HILLTOP NH (Nursing Home, RT 2 BOX 619)

Political contributions by individuals in Forsyth, GA

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Local government website: WWW.CITYFORSYTH-GA.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forsyth:

  • Gordon College (about 13 miles; Barnesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,278)
  • Macon State College (about 20 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 22 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,913)
  • Mercer University (about 22 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Griffin Technical College (about 26 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 2,546)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 35 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 38 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)

Public high school in Forsyth:

Private high school in Forsyth:

  • MONROE ACADEMY (Students: 169; Location: 433 HWY 41 S; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forsyth:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add Christ United Methodist Church to the list of churches. It's right off frontage road, visible from I-75.

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Notable locations in Forsyth: Forsyth Golf Course (A), Monroe County Library (B), Monroe County Jail (C), Monroe County Courthouse (D), Forsyth City Hall (E), Forsyth Fire Department (F), Monroe County Emergency Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tower Factory Stores Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Forsyth include: Roberts Memorial Chapel (A), Kynette United Methodist Church (B), Forsyth United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Trio Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forsyth City Cemetery (1), Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Forsyth: Forsyth Commercial Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Monroe County Museum and Genealogy Room (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 126 East Johnston Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Forsyth (333 Harold G Clark Parkway), Hampton Inn (520 Holiday Cir), Best Value Inn - Forsyth (Bv) (990 Ga Highway 42 N), Econo Lodge (320 Cabaniss Road), Econo Lodge Forsyth (320 Cabiness Road), Days Inn Forsyth (343 North Lee Street), Best Western Hilltop Inn (951 Georgia Highway 42 North), Hampton Inn Forsyth (520 Holiday Circle).

 
Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.8. This is worse than average.
City:

39.8
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6

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:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
GA. BAPTIST CONV.-CAMP KALEO (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
L & D CAMPGROUND (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forsyth, GA

78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Forsyth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Forsyth (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Forsyth Main Branch at 101 North Lee Street, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forsyth Branch at 35 South Lee Street, branch established on 1920/03/01. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ga Forsyth Branch at 180 N Lee Street, branch established on 2010/03/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Monroe County Bank: at 1 East Main Street, branch established on 1908/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $94.3 mil, Deposits: $86.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bank Company
  • The Farmers Bank: at 88 North Lee Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.7 mil, Deposits: $60.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Persons Banking Co., Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forsyth, Georgia:

  • Days Inn Forsyth, I-75 & Lee Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-2800
  • Hilltop Garden Inn, 951 Hwy 42 N, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9260
  • Super 8 Motel Forsyth, 990 Hwy 42, North, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9333
  • Comfort Inn, 333 Harold G Clark Pkwy, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-3400
  • Ramada Conference Center, 480 Holiday Cir, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-5691, Fax: (478) 994-3254
  • Super 8, 436 Tift College Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-5101, Fax: (478) 994-3409
  • Holiday Inn Express, 520 Holiday Cir, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9697, Fax: (478) 994-3594
  • Comfort Suites Forsyth, 343 Harold G Clark Pkwy, Forsyth, GA 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9494, Fax: (478) 994-9474
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Forsyth, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Forsyth travel time to work - commute


Forsyth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forsyth city (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.27%
Here34.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Progressive Primitive BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents70.3%18.7%3.3%1.7%1.4%
Congregations44.7%26.3%2.6%5.3%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.7%0.7%0.6%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%7.9%
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: 3
Here:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Monroe County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Monroe County:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

10.9%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

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 7$16,353$28,0342$3,472
Other Government Administration 1$4,517$54,2046$3,219
Judicial and Legal 1$1,807$21,6840$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$63,165$32,9562$903
Police - Other 6$12,184$24,3682$288
Firefighters 6$16,304$32,6084$1,685
Streets and Highways 25$68,452$32,8571$1,196
Electric Power 10$34,304$41,1650$0
Totals for Government 79$217,086$32,97517$10,763

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,510,000 ($1149.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,051,000 ($267.98)
    General - Other: $1,029,000 ($262.37)
    Police Protection: $873,000 ($222.59)
    Central Staff Services: $861,000 ($219.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $783,000 ($199.64)
    Sewerage: $701,000 ($178.74)
    Fire Protection: $311,000 ($79.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $57,000 ($14.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000 ($22.44)
    Central Staff: $26,000 ($6.63)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($4.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,128,000 ($542.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $381,000 ($97.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,176,000 ($299.85)
    Sewerage: $589,000 ($150.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000 ($75.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,290,000 ($328.91)
    All Other: $1,229,000 ($313.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $150,000 ($38.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $117,000 ($29.83)
    Property Sale Other: $15,000 ($3.82)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,653,000 ($1186.38)
    Water Utilities: $883,000 ($225.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($5.35)
  • Tax - Property: $524,000 ($133.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $387,000 ($98.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $173,000 ($44.11)
    NEC: $84,000 ($21.42)
    Public Utilities: $82,000 ($20.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,680,000 ($2213.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,870,000 ($1751.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,810,000 ($461.50)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($46.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,965,000 ($501.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,843,000 ($724.89)

9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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:
from Bibb County, GA  2.61% ($52,333 average AGI)
from Henry County, GA  0.50% ($44,756)
from Jones County, GA  0.38% ($49,032)


7.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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:
to Bibb County, GA  2.04% ($34,433 average AGI)
to Henry County, GA  0.42% ($33,706)
to Lamar County, GA  0.31% ($26,880)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forsyth:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAF (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BARNESVILLE, GA; Owner: BARNESVILLE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forsyth:

  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W282AE (104.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forsyth:

  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Forsyth, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

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


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Forsyth


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forsyth, GA

Most common first names in Forsyth, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12068.3 years
John11071.1 years
Mary10777.1 years
William8270.9 years
Willie7469.8 years
Robert7068.0 years
Annie5879.6 years
George4276.2 years
Ruth3279.5 years
Charlie3172.4 years
Most common last names in Forsyth, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11677.8 years
Davis7973.4 years
Johnson5574.4 years
Zellner4271.5 years
Brown3772.7 years
Jones3765.6 years
Jackson3076.6 years
Freeman2979.1 years
Watts2971.3 years
Wilson2971.5 years
Businesses in Forsyth, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Ramada1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House2
Hardee's1Walmart1

Forsyth on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michele Gandy Davis (9)
  • William S. Barnes (2)
  • Michele G. Davis (2)
  • Robert J. Mckallip (1)
  • Henry Lee Hamlin, Iii (1)
  • Ryan Mckelvey (1)
  • Rebecca Ream Mckelvey (1)
  • Christopher Menard (1)
  • Herry Lee Hamlin, Iii (1)
  • Ted Battle (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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