Forney, Texas

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Population in 2017: 20,336 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +263.9%
Males: 9,772  (48.1%)
Females: 10,564  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75126.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,472 (it was $52,014 in 2000)
Forney:

$76,472
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,696 (it was $21,217 in 2000)

Forney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,957 (it was $89,400 in 2000)
Forney:

$200,957
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,196.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forney: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forney, TX (2017)
    • 11,88865.7%White alone
    • 3,23117.8%Hispanic
    • 2,24912.4%Black alone
    • 3321.8%Asian alone
    • 2561.4%Two or more races
    • 260.1%Other race alone
    • 170.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Forney, Texas as of September 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forney is 469 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Forney by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
4
(36.8)
3
(21.4)
3
(18.9)
4
(23.6)
6
(34.8)
5
(33.4)
5
(33.0)
4
(24.6)
1
(5.8)
9
(49.1)
5
(26.0)
4
(19.8)
7
(32.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(33.6)
2
(18.4)
5
(35.7)
4
(25.2)
5
(29.5)
9
(52.1)
5
(33.4)
5
(33.0)
2
(12.3)
2
(11.7)
2
(10.9)
3
(15.6)
8
(39.7)
5
(23.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(78.5)
11
(101.1)
14
(99.9)
11
(69.4)
14
(82.5)
10
(57.9)
20
(133.6)
11
(72.5)
13
(80.0)
29
(168.9)
12
(65.5)
16
(83.1)
12
(59.5)
6
(28.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(728.8)
60
(551.5)
69
(492.2)
160
(1,009)
108
(636.2)
106
(614.0)
69
(460.9)
N/A91
(559.8)
51
(297.1)
49
(267.6)
58
(301.3)
45
(223.3)
22
(102.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
194
(2,175)
220
(2,022)
194
(1,384)
241
(1,520)
225
(1,325)
288
(1,668)
199
(1,329)
237
(1,562)
184
(1,132)
163
(949.5)
190
(1,037)
240
(1,247)
233
(1,156)
218
(1,016)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(269.1)
27
(248.2)
25
(178.3)
33
(208.1)
16
(94.2)
22
(127.4)
17
(113.6)
21
(138.4)
33
(203.0)
39
(227.2)
27
(147.4)
26
(135.1)
23
(114.1)
27
(125.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
3
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.2)
2
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)194.3194.5151.9184.7161.0174.9158.0156.1140.1118.9127.7123.8110.796.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Forney, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (21.0%), English (10.9%), German (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Irish (2.0%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 7.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,593 people per square mile   (average).

Forney, Texas map

956 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This city:

5.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,967 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,553 (2.0%)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 32.75 N, Longitude: 96.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,282 (-12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,343 (14.9%)

Area codes: 469, 972

Distribution of median household income in Forney, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forney, TX in 2017
Forney satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 94 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2002: 343 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 382 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2004: 529 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 592 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2006: 511 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 197 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2009: 107 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2010: 155 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2011: 130 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2012: 178 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2013: 220 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2014: 135 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2015: 96 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2016: 279 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2017: 655 buildings, average cost: $230,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Forney, TX residents
Average permit cost in Forney, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,451 (+35.1%).
Most common industries in Forney, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Forney, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)

Average climate in Forney, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Forney, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.355. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.355
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.20
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Forney-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Forney-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 441.2 miles away from Forney center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Forney center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kaufman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forney:

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

Airports located in Forney:

See details about airports located in Forney, TX

Amtrak station near Forney:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forney:

  • Eastfield College (about 13 miles; Mesquite, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,323)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 20 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Richland College (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • El Centro College (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 24 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Brookhaven College (about 26 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)

Public high schools in Forney:

  • FORNEY H S (Students: 1,586, Location: 800 FM 741 S, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH FORNEY H S (Students: 451, Location: 6170 N MASON BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • FORNEY ACADEMIC CENTER (Location: 309 S BOIS D ARC ST, Grades: 6-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Forney:

  • WARREN MIDDLE (Students: 660, Location: 811 S BOIS D ARC, Grades: 7-8)
  • HENDERSON EL (Students: 641, Location: 12755 FM 1641, Grades: PK-6)
  • KATHRYN WOLFE CRISWELL EL (Students: 571, Location: 401 HWY 740 N, Grades: PK-6)
  • NELL HILL RHEA EL (Students: 563, Location: 250 MONITOR BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • BLACKBURN EL (Students: 535, Location: 2401 CONCORD DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • L E CLAYBON EL (Students: 506, Location: 1011 FM 741, Grades: PK-6)
  • MARGARET TAYLOR SMITH EL (Students: 476, Location: 1750 IRON GATE BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • BROWN MIDDLE (Location: 1050 WINDMILL FARMS BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • CROSBY EL (Location: 495 DIAMOND CREEK DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • LEWIS EL (Location: 1309 LUCKENBACH DR, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Forney

Library in Forney:

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

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

Birthplace of: Tex Erwin - Baseball player.

Kaufman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forney and their reported violations in the past:

QUAIL HOLLOW RV PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

82.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Forney (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Forney:

Marital status in Forney, TX
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Forney:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forney
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forney, TX (based on Kaufman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,39596
Catholic6,0643
Mainline Protestant4,55422
Black Protestant1,86016
Other1,2826
Orthodox431
None54,152-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Kaufman County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Kaufman County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kaufman County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kaufman County:

16.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Forney:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forney:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forney:

35.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Forney:

81.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forney, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$120,920$60,4600$0
Other and Unallocable 18$75,464$50,3094$8,953
Firefighters 17$81,001$57,1770$0
Police - Other 9$30,956$41,2750$0
Financial Administration 8$36,020$54,0300$0
Parks and Recreation 8$29,424$44,1360$0
Water Supply 8$20,349$30,5240$0
Other Government Administration 4$33,418$100,2540$0
Sewerage 3$7,877$31,5080$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,101$32,4040$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,011$36,0660$0
Totals for Government 104$449,541$51,8704$8,953

Forney government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,227,000 ($847.12)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($5.16)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($3.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($0.69)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,597,000 ($275.23)
    Police Protection: $2,673,000 ($131.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,620,000 ($79.66)
    Sewerage: $1,583,000 ($77.84)
    Central Staff Services: $1,468,000 ($72.19)
    General - Other: $1,415,000 ($69.58)
    Financial Administration: $976,000 ($47.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $940,000 ($46.22)
    Regular Highways: $763,000 ($37.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $505,000 ($24.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($22.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $335,000 ($16.47)
    Health - Other: $118,000 ($5.80)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($3.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,205,000 ($157.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $325,000 ($15.98)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($8.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($1.28)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,150,000 ($253.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $181,000 ($8.90)

Forney government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,715,000 ($84.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $566,000 ($27.83)
    Other: $255,000 ($12.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,439,000 ($119.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $224,000 ($11.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $130,000 ($6.39)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($3.64)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,526,000 ($320.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $172,000 ($8.46)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($0.98)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $6,616,000 ($325.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,443,000 ($169.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,342,000 ($164.34)
    Other License: $1,119,000 ($55.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $71,000 ($3.49)

Forney government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,561,000 ($4010.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,177,000 ($3745.92)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,605,000 ($521.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,221,000 ($256.74)

Forney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $180,000 ($8.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,707,000 ($1903.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,506,000 ($172.40)

10.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  4.86% ($52,760 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.54% ($37,649)
from Rockwall County, TX  0.47% ($67,139)


8.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.78% ($41,644 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.67% ($43,199)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($48,598)
Businesses in Forney, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Panda Express1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Chick-Fil-A1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forney:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Forney:

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

TV broadcast stations around Forney:

  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
Forney fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Forney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 827ft / 252mTotal length
  • $836,000Total costs
  • 655,799Total average daily traffic
  • 84,216Total average daily truck traffic
  • 935,365Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Forney, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 281950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forney, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$148,2236$143,93714$149,8112$96,865
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$195,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$152,1752$108,3406$149,0120$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$132,1431$251,6904$184,7200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$114,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.01

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

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forney, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forney, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 108. The highest number of reported fires - 171 took place in 2005, and the least - 44 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forney, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.1%), and Structure Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forney, TX
    • 95559.1%Outside Fires
    • 31819.7%Structure Fires
    • 22313.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1207.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forney, TX
Most common first names in Forney, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5872.8 years
William3571.3 years
Mary3481.4 years
John2776.9 years
Charles2569.1 years
Robert2574.9 years
Dorothy2173.6 years
Joe1775.8 years
Annie1682.4 years
Thomas1574.1 years
Most common last names in Forney, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2269.8 years
Adams1873.7 years
Johnson1673.4 years
Williams1673.9 years
Walker1577.3 years
Jones1578.1 years
Thomas1379.0 years
Davis1383.1 years
King1271.0 years
Taylor1177.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forney, TX
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forney, TX
  • 56.3%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas


Forney compared to Texas state average:

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

Forney on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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