Forsyth County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 187,928 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 98,407 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 43,225
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,651
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,436
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,557 (it was 4,129 in 2000)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

34%

Land area: 226 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 805 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Forsyth County: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.9%), Manufacturing (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 86%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Forsyth County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.4%)
  • Asian alone (6.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 87,194  (28.4%)
Females: 88,317  (71.6%)

Forsyth County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Forsyth County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,052 ($68,890 in 1999)

This county:

$86052
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $965 (lower quartile is $647, upper quartile is $1,293)
This county:

$965
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $253,100 (it was $177,900 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$253,100
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $169,000 - $374,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,683
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $444

Institutionalized population: 512

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3181 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2001: 2539 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2002: 2448 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2003: 3083 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2004: 2943 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2005: 4165 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2006: 4183 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2007: 2877 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2008: 1259 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2009: 825 buildings, average cost: $127,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,186 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,405 (0.6%)

Forsyth County household income distribution in 2009 Forsyth County home values distribution Forsyth County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.1%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.9% for American Indian residents, 36.9% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.1%
Forsyth County:

8.1%
Georgia:

19.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.7% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 10 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Forsyth County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Big Creek, Chestatee, Silver City, Cumming.

Forsyth 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Forsyth County: Charleston Access Point (A), Vanns Tavern Access Point (B), Twomile Creek Access Point (C), Sawnee Campground (D), Young Deer Creek Access Point (E), Williams Ferry Access Point (F), Wildcat Creek Access Point (G), Long Hollow Access Point (H), Baldridge Marina (I), West Bank Overlook (J), Twenty West Industrial Park (K), Trotters Creek Industrial Park (L), Tidwell Access Point (M), Six Mile Creek Access Point (N), Shadburn Ferry Access Point (O), Pendley Industrial Park (P), Northgate Four Hundred Industrial Park (Q), North Industrial Park (R), North Four Hundred Industrial Park (S), Mount Zion Access Point (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grassland Crossing Shopping Center (1), Cumming 400 Shopping Center (2), Greens Corners Shopping Center (3), Lanier Village Shopping Center (4), Johns Creek Shopping Center (5), Sharon Green Shopping Center (6), Shops at Laurel Springs Shopping Center (7), Tri-County Plaza Shopping Center (8), North Cumming Corners Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forsyth County include: Siloam Baptist Church (A), Pine Ridge Church (B), Pine Crest Baptist Church (C), New Light Church (D), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (E), Mission Church (F), Kingdom Hall Church (G), Deer Creek Shores Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: James Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Sawnee View Gardens (3), Sewell Cemetery (4), Mars Hill Cemetery (5), Ebenezer Cemetery (6), Bagley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pine Lake (A), Anderson Lake (B), Cumming Twin Lakes (C), Odum Lake (D), Twin Lakes (E), Reservoir Five (F), Reservoir Four (G), Cumming Twin Lake Number Two (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Young Deer Creek (A), Yellow Creek (B), Baldridge Creek (C), Twomile Creek (D), Thalley Creek (E), Taylor Creek (F), Starr Creek (G), Squattingdown Creek (H), Hurricane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forsyth County include: Shady Grove Park (1), Bethel Park (2), West Bank Public Use Area (3), Athens Park (4), Bald Ridge Creek Public Use Area (5), Midway Park (6), Central Park (7), Mary Alice Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cherokee County , Dawson County , Fulton County , Gwinnett County , Hall County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,978
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,883 (27% naturalized citizens)

Forsyth County:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,433
  • 1990 to 1994: 851
  • 1985 to 1989: 786
  • 1980 to 1984: 395
  • 1975 to 1979: 380
  • 1970 to 1974: 194
  • 1970 to 1974: 222
  • 1965 to 1969: 622

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.1%

Forsyth County marital status for males Forsyth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Forsyth County with a mortgage: 22,586 (2,323 second mortgage, 3,056 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,701

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Forsyth County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,65982
Catholic16,6432
Mainline Protestant10,99917
Other9814
Orthodox7003
None101,529-
Forsyth County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Forsyth County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Forsyth County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 104
This county:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Forsyth County:

8.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Forsyth County:

24.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Forsyth County:

Average size of farms: 64 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,773
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1259.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,097
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,118
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.26%
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 31 acres

Tornado activity:

Forsyth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2722079.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/11/1959, a tornado injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forsyth County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Forsyth County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.5 miles away from Forsyth County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 360.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Forsyth County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (46%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • India (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Forsyth County (%):

  • United States or American (22%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Forsyth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 41,780 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 5,716 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 109 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 22 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 67 (0%)
  • Taxi: 63 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Walked: 318 (1%)
  • Other means: 372 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,752 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Forsyth County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 188 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 133 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Forsyth County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 239 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $87,045.

8.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

5.46% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($39,038 average AGI)
2.91% relocated from other states ($29,691 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

2.91%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  2.03% ($71,176 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.88% ($59,760)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.37% ($69,009)
from Cobb County, GA  0.35% ($74,417)
from Dawson County, GA  0.34% ($41,604)
from Hall County, GA  0.27% ($36,815)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.27% ($46,935)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,003 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.09%

4.16% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($27,213 average AGI)
2.67% relocated to other states ($28,695 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

2.67%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  1.21% ($53,145 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.66% ($47,225)
to Dawson County, GA  0.36% ($34,931)
to Hall County, GA  0.32% ($32,017)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.28% ($43,429)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.25% ($49,064)
to Cobb County, GA  0.24% ($46,111)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.3

Births per 1000 population in Forsyth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 4.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Forsyth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Forsyth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,568 (6,644 aged, 924 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2962.880
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 59.15
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 8107.530

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1747.240
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 428.8
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.84

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53.42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.4
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 74.1
  • Other - 32.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 174,869

Size of family households: 16,420 2-persons, 10,562 3-persons, 12,582 4-persons, 5,327 5-persons, 1,764 6-persons, 968 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,427 1-person, 1,897 2-persons, 265 3-persons, 129 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

23,015 married couples with children.
2,825 single-parent households (735 men, 2,090 women).

91.4% of residents of Forsyth County speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $262,353,000 ($1990 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,515,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $137,449,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,533,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $255,000
Federal grants: $68,596,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,010,000 ($553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,511,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $116,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $106,082,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,435,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,347
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,328
Here:

24 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,133
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +32,117
Here:

+229 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Forsyth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 16.26 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,831
  • 2000 to 2004: 30,827
  • 1990 to 1999: 21,321
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,303
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,482
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,862
  • 1950 to 1959: 871
  • 1940 to 1949: 338
  • 1939 or earlier: 415
Rooms in houses/apartments in Forsyth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 116
  • 3 rooms: 441
  • 4 rooms: 1,532
  • 5 rooms: 4,276
  • 6 rooms: 5,859
  • 7 rooms: 5,017
  • 8 rooms: 5,326
  • 9+ rooms: 7,851
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 253
  • 3 rooms: 500
  • 4 rooms: 904
  • 5 rooms: 1,088
  • 6 rooms: 731
  • 7 rooms: 244
  • 8 rooms: 227
  • 9+ rooms: 159
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Forsyth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 42
  • 1 bedroom: 299
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,972
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,035
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,975
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,113
  • no bedroom: 53
  • 1 bedroom: 486
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,629
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,593
  • 4 bedrooms: 301
  • 5+ bedrooms: 67
Cars and other vehicles available in Forsyth County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 571
  • 1 vehicle: 4,735
  • 2 vehicles: 16,981
  • 3 vehicles: 5,854
  • 4 vehicles: 1,685
  • 5+ vehicles: 610
  • no vehicle: 263
  • 1 vehicle: 1,766
  • 2 vehicles: 1,359
  • 3 vehicles: 576
  • 4 vehicles: 106
  • 5+ vehicles: 59

42% of Forsyth County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Georgia.

Forsyth County:

41.7%
State average:

50.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $168,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Forsyth County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.0%)
  • Electricity (18.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (35.6%)
  • Utility gas (33.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,128
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 262
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 461
Here:

20.0%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Forsyth County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $39,226,000
    Water Utilities: $19,797,000
    Sewerage: $11,198,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,504,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,769,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,246,000
    Libraries: $1,461,000
    Correctional Institutions: $294,000
    Police Protection: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,706,000
    Water Utilities: $14,292,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,840,000
    Sewerage: $10,546,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,466,000
    General - Other: $8,902,000
    Regular Highways: $8,142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,585,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,418,000
    Financial Administration: $6,113,000
    Libraries: $3,781,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,545,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,624,000
    Health - Other: $1,323,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,027,000
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,630,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $9,601,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,106,000
    Police Protection: $1,079,000
    Water Utilities: $754,000
    Sewerage: $502,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Local Fire Protection: $320,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,592,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,318,000

Forsyth County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,955,000
    All Other: $3,392,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $239,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
    Public Welfare: $60,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $122,000
    All Other: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,605,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,403,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,891,000
    Rents: $49,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,330,000
    Highways: $365,000
    Public Welfare: $298,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $64,006,000
    Property: $45,821,000
    Other License: $5,631,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,693,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,781,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,513,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $971,000
    Public Utility License: $253,000

Forsyth County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,308,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,220,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,727,000

Forsyth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,065,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,513,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Forsyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Forsyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,054$203,3361,387$247,1306,665$235,862138$124,391422$220,31861$102,967
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$205,82297$243,866510$242,67314$85,50022$227,0914$109,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED117$202,231162$245,9011,926$248,76081$75,32175$200,62716$84,688
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN149$203,550204$264,3581,576$247,31649$117,75559$192,06810$110,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$223,30843$277,186348$261,2444$158,00015$193,7330$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED296$281,986273$251,7144$196,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED95$266,242108$245,1300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$307,30363$255,2543$160,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$307,85724$255,4581$417,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$261,87512$252,1670$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Forsyth County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14072.7 years
Robert10574.5 years
Mary10482.0 years
William10075.4 years
John9275.9 years
Charles5977.0 years
Thomas4871.7 years
George4575.8 years
Betty4474.7 years
Ruth4183.9 years
Most common last names in Forsyth County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6477.8 years
Martin5479.5 years
Jones4377.2 years
Brown3377.2 years
Williams2874.0 years
Anderson2578.5 years
Thomas2273.9 years
Johnson2068.7 years
Pruitt1974.2 years
Wood1979.8 years
Businesses in Forsyth County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Kroger3
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware3LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's3
Ann Taylor1New Balance1
Applebee's1New York & Co1
Arby's1Nike10
Ashley Furniture1Office Depot1
AutoZone3Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback Steakhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Panda Express1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza2
Blockbuster2Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS5PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut3
Chico's1Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Publix Super Markets4
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Discount Tire1Sears2
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel2
Dunkin Donuts1Staples1
FedEx10Starbucks5
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC4Subaru1
GameStop2Subway7
Gymboree1T-Mobile4
H&R Block3T.J.Maxx1
Haagen-Dazs1Taco Bell2
Hardee's1Talbots1
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul10
Home Depot1UPS15
Honda1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House5
Jones New York2Walgreens3
Justice1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kohl's1YMCA1

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