Forsyth, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 4,130 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 1,677  (40.6%)
Females: 2,453  (59.4%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31029.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,971 (it was $30,523 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$33,971
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,823 (it was $19,097 in 2000)

Forsyth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $161,885 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$161,885
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $179,796; detached houses: $179,081

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forsyth: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.0%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forsyth, GA (2019)
    • 2,09950.5%Black alone
    • 1,88345.3%White alone
    • 882.1%Two or more races
    • 621.5%Asian alone
    • 220.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Forsyth, Georgia as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forsyth is 83 to 1.


Crime rates in Forsyth by year

Type

2007

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(71.9)
1
(19.4)
2
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
3
(74.3)
4
(99.4)
2
(49.5)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(239.6)
4
(77.7)
6
(117.4)
6
(156.3)
5
(129.6)
4
(101.0)
2
(49.5)
3
(74.5)
3
(74.2)
7
(167.9)
1
(24.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(287.5)
19
(369.1)
13
(254.4)
11
(286.6)
9
(233.3)
11
(277.8)
15
(371.4)
10
(248.4)
11
(272.1)
17
(407.8)
9
(220.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(862.5)
41
(796.4)
17
(332.6)
33
(859.8)
13
(337.0)
26
(656.6)
18
(445.7)
19
(472.0)
14
(346.4)
16
(383.8)
31
(759.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
172
(4,121)
174
(3,380)
164
(3,209)
179
(4,664)
115
(2,981)
195
(4,924)
200
(4,952)
204
(5,068)
114
(2,820)
119
(2,854)
134
(3,283)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(503.1)
10
(194.3)
9
(176.1)
9
(234.5)
2
(51.8)
11
(277.8)
9
(222.8)
9
(223.6)
7
(173.2)
5
(119.9)
17
(416.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index452.3319.2283.1369.7232.5371.2445.2405.2267.2301.8318.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Forsyth, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (12.9%), German (9.0%), English (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), African (2.2%), British (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 716 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 830 people per square mile   (low).

Forsyth, Georgia map

107 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This city:

2.6%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,049 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,326 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (21.6 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (56.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (642.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Culloden-Bolingbroke, GA (2.4 miles ),
Barnesville, GA (3.6 miles ),
Aldora, GA (3.7 miles),
Yatesville, GA (3.8 miles ),
Culloden, GA (3.9 miles ),
Flovilla, GA (3.9 miles ),
Milner, GA (4.0 miles ),
Hillsboro, GA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 83.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,807 (+67.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 733 (45.5%)

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Forsyth, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Forsyth, GA in 2019
Forsyth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2006: 310 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2007: 237 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2008: 107 buildings, average cost: $387,900
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $24,200
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $142,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Forsyth, GA residents
Average permit cost in Forsyth, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Forsyth, GA
Historical housing units in Forsyth, GA
Most common industries in Forsyth, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Machinery (8.1%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Forsyth, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)

Average climate in Forsyth, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Forsyth-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Forsyth city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 tornado 35.9 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forsyth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from Forsyth center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Forsyth center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Forsyth 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 193.6 miles away from Forsyth center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from Forsyth 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 Monroe County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forsyth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forsyth:

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

Airports and heliports located in Forsyth:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forsyth:

  • Gordon State College (about 13 miles; Barnesville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,336)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 20 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Mercer University (about 22 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 26 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 35 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 38 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 42 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)

Public high schools in Forsyth:

  • MARY PERSONS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,132, Location: 310 MONTPELIER AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (Location: 300 PATROL RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forsyth:

  • T.G. SCOTT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,030, Location: 70 THORNTON RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • SAMUEL E. HUBBARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 923, Location: 558 GA HIGHWAY 83 S, Grades: PK-5)
  • KATHERINE B. SUTTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1315 GA HIGHWAY 83 N, Grades: PK-5)
  • MONROE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL- BANKS STEPHENS CAMPUS (Location: 66 THORNTON RD, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Forsyth:

  • LIGHTHOUSE ACADEMY (Students: 6, Location: 2287 HIGHWAY 41 S, Grades: 2-7)
See full list of schools located in Forsyth

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Forsyth (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Forsyth Main Branch at 101 North Lee Street, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forsyth Branch at 35 South Lee Street, branch established on 1920/03/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ga Forsyth Branch at 180 N Lee Street, branch established on 2010/03/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Monroe County Bank: at 1 East Main Street, branch established on 1908/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $94.3 mil, Deposits: $86.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bank Company
  • The Farmers Bank: at 88 North Lee Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.7 mil, Deposits: $60.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Persons Banking Co., Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Forsyth:

Marital status in Forsyth, GA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Forsyth:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Forsyth
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forsyth, GA (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17827
Black Protestant1,92914
Mainline Protestant1,55811
Other411
Catholic--
None16,718-
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: 3
This county:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

29.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monroe County:

14.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forsyth:

47.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forsyth:

42.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Forsyth:

30.0
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Forsyth:

13.9%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Forsyth:

51.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Forsyth:

79.9%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forsyth, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$49,339$42,2913$2,892
Streets and Highways 13$49,162$45,3800$0
Firefighters 12$41,321$41,3215$3,443
Other Government Administration 11$20,939$22,8430$0
Electric Power 9$35,785$47,7130$0
Financial Administration 5$17,630$42,3120$0
Police - Other 5$10,766$25,8382$416
Other and Unallocable 5$16,508$39,6190$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,558$30,6960$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,196
Totals for Government 75$244,006$39,04111$7,947

Forsyth government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $75,000 ($18.16)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($1.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.73)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.48)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,064,000 ($1952.54)
    Police Protection: $1,756,000 ($425.18)
    General - Other: $1,003,000 ($242.86)
    Central Staff Services: $888,000 ($215.01)
    Regular Highways: $703,000 ($170.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $351,000 ($84.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000 ($49.39)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($18.16)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($10.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($10.17)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($4.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($3.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($24.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000 ($24.70)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($16.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($4.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.48)

Forsyth government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,422,000 ($344.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $287,000 ($69.49)
    Other: $64,000 ($15.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($1.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $911,000 ($220.58)
    Other: $617,000 ($149.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $307,000 ($74.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $197,000 ($47.70)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($2.42)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.48)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,104,000 ($2446.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000 ($516.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $267,000 ($64.65)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - Property: $476,000 ($115.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $378,000 ($91.53)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $240,000 ($58.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $200,000 ($48.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $114,000 ($27.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $64,000 ($15.50)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $35,000 ($8.47)
    Other License: $21,000 ($5.08)

Forsyth government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,085,000 ($746.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,513,000 ($608.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($242.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $428,000 ($103.63)

Forsyth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $293,000 ($70.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,888,000 ($1909.93)

7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Georgia average:

9.04%

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 Bibb County, GA  2.09% ($53,906 average AGI)
to Lamar County, GA  0.32% ($26,966)
to Henry County, GA  0.31% ($39,321)
Businesses in Forsyth, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx1Waffle House2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forsyth:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Forsyth:

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

TV broadcast stations around Forsyth:

  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Forsyth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Forsyth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.2mTotal length
  • $18,540,000Total costs
  • 634,150Total average daily traffic
  • 6,329Total average daily truck traffic
  • 647,655Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Forsyth, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forsyth, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forsyth)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Forsyth, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forsyth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CRUCE KENNETH RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 129JZ , Serial Number: 60321, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James E Thomas, 4686 Johnstonville Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029
  • Aircraft: PHILLIPS WILLIAM D RV-8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 288WP , Serial Number: 81808, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2011
    Registrant (Individual): William D Phillips, 118 Chriswood Dr, Forsyth, GA 31029
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3601X , Serial Number: 298, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Joshua Thomas Harrell, 498 Renouf Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029
  • Aircraft: BRIAN L WHITE VANS AIRCRAFT RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 373WT , Serial Number: 71327, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Brian L White, 130 Citation Ct, Forsyth, GA 31029
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42016 , Serial Number: 18258810, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Everett Wayne Roush, 356 Logwall Church Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5177W , Serial Number: 28-212, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2019
    Registrant (Individual): David Lee Sexton, 70 Derby Dr, Forsyth, GA 31029

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 80. The highest number of fires - 188 took place in 2014, and the least - 20 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forsyth, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (36.6%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forsyth, GA
    • 50036.6%Outside Fires
    • 41030.0%Structure Fires
    • 33824.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1198.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forsyth, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forsyth, Georgia:

  • Quality Inn Forsyth Platinum Hospitality Group dba Quality Inn, 951 Hwy 42 N, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9260
  • Red Roof Inn, 480 Holiday Cir, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-5691, Fax: (478) 994-3254
  • Super 8, 436 Tift College Rd, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-5101, Fax: (478) 994-3409
  • Holiday Inn Express, 520 Holiday Cir, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9697, Fax: (478) 994-3594
  • Comfort Suites Forsyth, 343 Harold G Clark Pkwy, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9494, Fax: (478) 994-9474
  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites Forsyth, 400 Russell Pkwy, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 885-2500, Fax: (478) 885-2600
  • Hampton Inn, 360 N Frontage Rd, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-9990, Fax: (478) 994-8880
  • Days Inn Forsyth, 343 N Lee St, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 , Phone: (478) 994-2900, Fax: (478) 994-1885
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Forsyth, Georgia
Most common first names in Forsyth, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12068.3 years
John11071.1 years
Mary10777.1 years
William8270.9 years
Willie7469.8 years
Robert7068.0 years
Annie5879.6 years
George4276.2 years
Ruth3279.5 years
Charlie3172.4 years
Most common last names in Forsyth, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11677.8 years
Davis7973.4 years
Johnson5574.4 years
Zellner4271.5 years
Brown3772.7 years
Jones3765.6 years
Jackson3076.6 years
Freeman2979.1 years
Watts2971.3 years
Wilson2971.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forsyth, GA
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forsyth, GA
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas


Forsyth compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 22 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2021.