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Forsyth County, North Carolina (NC)


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County population in 2012: 358,137 (93% urban, 7% rural); it was 306,067 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 66,326
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 23,862
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 81,252
Renter-occupied apartments: 50,975 (it was 42,599 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 410 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 867 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forsyth County: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Forsyth County, North Carolina:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 166,419  (41.7%)
Females: 184,251  (58.3%)

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Forsyth County,NC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Forsyth County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,583 ($42,097 in 1999)
This county:

$45583
North Carolina:

$43674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $695)
This county:

$532
State:

$568


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $149,500 (it was $108,900 in 2000)
Forsyth County:

$149,500
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,800 - $210,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $216,004
Here:

$216,004
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $138,682
Here:

$138,682
State:

$173,323

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,446
Here:

$101,446
State:

$158,140

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,354
Here:

$150,354
State:

$188,560

Mobile homes: $44,128
Here:

$44,128
State:

$45,354

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,184
Here:

$87,184
State:

$48,806
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,202
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 2,826

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


Forsyth County, NC map from a distance

Health of residents in Forsyth County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
77.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.
30.8% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,462 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,232 (0.9%)


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 2009: 16.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.6%
Forsyth County:

16.6%
North Carolina:

16.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Winston-Salem, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Forsyth County is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $838 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons, Lewisville, Walkertown, Rural Hall, Tobaccoville, Bethania.

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

2005 air pollution in Forsyth County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.011 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 23 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 58 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.019 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.forsyth.nc.us

Click to draw/clear Forsyth County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Forsyth County: Camp Betty Hastings (A), Camp Civitan (B), Camp Lasater (C), Bethania Golf Course (D), Pine Tree Golf Club (E), Wilshire Golf Club (F), Halls Ferry site (G), The Manor House (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forsyth County include: Hickory Ridge Church (A), Hillcrest Church (B), Hopewell Church (C), Immanuel Church (D), Jefferson Church (E), True Gospel Church (F), Antioch Church (G), Baux Mountain Church (H), Trulite Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Banner Cemetery (1), Beck Cemetery (2), Piedmont Memorial Gardens (3), Montview Memorial Park (4), Mecum Cemetery (5), Mount Pleasant Methodist Cemetery (6), Morris Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Waggoner Lake (A), Skilpot Lake (B), Morgan Pond (C), Hines Lake (D), Coon Lake (E), Walls Lakes (F), Town Fork Creek Watershed Lake Thirteen (G), Town Fork Creek Watershed Lake Two (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fivemile Branch (A), Fiddlers Creek (B), Ellison Creek (C), Double Creek (D), Cuddybum Branch (E), Coffer Creek (F), Blacks Creek (G), Bill Branch (H), Belews Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forsyth County include: Hobby Park (1), All-American Rose Selections Garden (2), Tanglewood Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Davidson County , Davie County , Guilford County , Stokes County , Surry County , Yadkin County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 18,750
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 19,836 (20% naturalized citizens)

Forsyth County:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.7%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Forsyth County with a mortgage: 50,740 (5,890 second mortgage, 9,611 home equity loan, 292 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,801

Here:

71.9% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.36%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 154,145
Total congregations: 311

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents36,951 (24.0%)29,897 (19.4%)13,631 (8.8%)13,052 (8.5%)10,964 (7.1%)
Congregations61 (19.6%)58 (18.6%)32 (10.3%)6 (1.9%)5 (1.6%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5,604 (3.6%)5,115 (3.3%)4,070 (2.6%)3,946 (2.6%)30,915 (20.1%)
Congregations13 (4.2%)11 (3.5%)5 (1.6%)6 (1.9%)114 (36.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Forsyth County - Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons, Lewisville, Walkertown

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 69
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Forsyth County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Forsyth County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Forsyth County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.7%
North Carolina:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Forsyth County:

15.7%
State:

15.6%


Agriculture in Forsyth County:

Average size of farms: 66 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,064
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $614.56
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,700
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,808
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.59%
Corn for grain: 1514 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 674 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5051 harvested acres
Vegetables: 202 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 108 acres

Tornado activity:

Forsyth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 3.7 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 58 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1989, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forsyth County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/7/1995 at 21:01:02, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Forsyth County center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Forsyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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




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





Forsyth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 118,936 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 18,887 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,864 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 41 (0%)
  • Railroad: 29 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 265 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 123 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 105 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,819 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,017 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,735 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $57,801.

7.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
North Carolina average:

8.53%


0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

0.16%
North Carolina average:

0.17%

3.71% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($19,789 average AGI)
3.36% relocated from other states ($23,407 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

3.36%
North Carolina average:

4.34%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Guilford County, NC  0.84% ($40,518 average AGI)
from Davidson County, NC  0.54% ($34,491)
from Stokes County, NC  0.34% ($31,249)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($43,741)
from Davie County, NC  0.20% ($47,519)
from Wake County, NC  0.17% ($44,435)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.16% ($34,694)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Carolina average:

7.27%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.82% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($27,097 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($21,469 average AGI)
Forsyth County:

2.36%
North Carolina average:

3.10%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Guilford County, NC  0.75% ($41,392 average AGI)
to Davidson County, NC  0.52% ($39,803)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.42% ($43,134)
to Stokes County, NC  0.34% ($34,020)
to Davie County, NC  0.28% ($67,796)
to Wake County, NC  0.23% ($47,689)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.18% ($41,509)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Forsyth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Forsyth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Forsyth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 47,834 (40,806 aged, 7,028 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23598.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 546.240
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45122.6

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1485.120
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 887.820
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44.14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88.66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 72.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 51.1
  • Other - 21.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.5
  • Poisoning - 20.9
  • Suffocation - 15.1
  • Other - 6.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 340,819

Size of family households: 40,270 2-persons, 21,508 3-persons, 16,620 4-persons, 7,444 5-persons, 2,753 6-persons, 1,867 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 42,541 1-person, 6,808 2-persons, 908 3-persons, 306 4-persons, 80 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

90.8% of residents of Forsyth County speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,691,169,000 ($5270 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $60,165,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $770,184,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $330,139,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,494,000
Federal grants: $429,686,000
Federal procurement contracts: $64,451,000 ($14,500,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $89,215,000 ($9,150,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,176,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $228,856,000
Federal Government insurance: $93,548,000

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

Births: 24,428
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 14,512
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7,671
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,710
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Forsyth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 46.61 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 194
  • 3 rooms: 1,257
  • 4 rooms: 7,026
  • 5 rooms: 19,296
  • 6 rooms: 19,378
  • 7 rooms: 14,053
  • 8 rooms: 9,680
  • 9+ rooms: 10,362
  • 1 room: 1,000
  • 2 rooms: 3,977
  • 3 rooms: 7,723
  • 4 rooms: 14,418
  • 5 rooms: 9,064
  • 6 rooms: 3,840
  • 7 rooms: 1,505
  • 8 rooms: 649
  • 9+ rooms: 423
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 1,038
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,086
  • 3 bedrooms: 46,809
  • 4 bedrooms: 14,511
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,776
  • no bedroom: 1,122
  • 1 bedroom: 11,437
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,376
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,113
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,313
  • 5+ bedrooms: 238
Cars and other vehicles available in Forsyth County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,933
  • 1 vehicle: 21,169
  • 2 vehicles: 36,268
  • 3 vehicles: 15,374
  • 4 vehicles: 4,203
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,305
  • no vehicle: 7,696
  • 1 vehicle: 21,454
  • 2 vehicles: 10,744
  • 3 vehicles: 2,182
  • 4 vehicles: 384
  • 5+ vehicles: 139

54% of Forsyth County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in North Carolina.

Forsyth County:

54.1%
State average:

54.4%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $107,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Forsyth County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (45.9%)
  • Utility gas (28.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Electricity (61.8%)
  • Utility gas (22.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,722
Here:

11.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,417
Here:

9.5%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,914
Here:

38.1%
North Carolina:

20.2%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Forsyth County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Forsyth County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Forsyth County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Forsyth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Forsyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Forsyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 75 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,601$135,3831,863$168,4217,164$172,286266$88,76722$1,512,909558$115,29636$71,028
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED66$142,63687$187,713462$160,64938$52,1321$210,00041$98,0008$47,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED228$120,140317$125,8862,076$151,711232$43,2071$240,000169$89,64547$74,745
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN229$127,323236$152,7201,631$157,39555$50,5640$091$99,12114$73,071
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS90$148,46770$170,657492$159,19330$68,0000$029$118,9313$46,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 65 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED287$188,244305$187,6898$170,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED87$200,21894$190,1067$132,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$174,57647$155,7453$199,6672$114,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$208,18818$206,4440$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$154,72211$244,2733$76,6670$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Forsyth County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William70473.1 years
James70172.7 years
Mary65379.5 years
John56576.0 years
Robert44872.4 years
Charles32273.1 years
George28374.5 years
Thomas25072.3 years
Margaret24278.3 years
Ruth23979.5 years
Most common last names in Forsyth County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith39977.0 years
Jones23276.3 years
Davis20276.4 years
Johnson16475.0 years
Brown16276.2 years
Fulp15176.9 years
Miller15177.1 years
Mabe14973.4 years
Martin14675.4 years
Taylor13576.1 years
Businesses in Forsyth County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kmart1
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AT&T4La Quinta1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware4Lane Furniture2
Aeropostale2LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor1Long John Silver's3
Applebee's3Lowe's2
Arby's5Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott4
AutoZone2Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets15
Baskin-Robbins1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's15
Bebe1Men's Wearhouse3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Brookstone1Motherhood Maternity2
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance6
Burger King8New York & Co1
CVS14Nike21
Cache1Office Depot2
CarMax1OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines2Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A6Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panera Bread3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza6
Church's Chicken3Payless3
Cinnabon 1Penske4
Clarion1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut7
Comfort Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Comfort Suites1Quality3
Costco1Quiznos4
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack4
Cricket Wireless10Red Lobster1
Crossland Economy Studios1Rite Aid9
Curves3Ruby Tuesday2
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Deb1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In4
Discount Tire2Sam's Club2
Domino's Pizza6Sears2
Dunkin Donuts4Sephora1
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Ethan Allen1Sleep Inn1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx54Staples2
Finish Line1Starbucks10
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Steak 'n Shake1
Foot Locker2Subway22
Forever 211Super 81
GNC6T-Mobile9
GameStop4T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Taco Bell6
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&R Block12Target2
Haagen-Dazs1Toys"R"Us2
Hardee's3U-Haul11
Havertys Furniture1UPS47
Holiday Inn3Vans4
Hollister Co.1Verizon Wireless3
Home Depot2Victoria's Secret1
Hot Topic1Waffle House3
IHOP2Walgreens8
J. Jill1Walmart2
JCPenney1Wendy's11
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal2
Jones New York11Whole Foods Market1
Journeys1Wingate1
KFC5YMCA7
Kincaid1
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