Forsyth, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 2,560 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +51.8%
Males: 1,241  (48.5%)
Females: 1,319  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 65653.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,863 (it was $31,801 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$40,863
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,197 (it was $21,436 in 2000)

Forsyth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,748 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Forsyth:

$126,748
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $147,245; detached houses: $147,365; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,823

Median gross rent in 2019: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forsyth: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.5%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forsyth, MO (2019)
    • 2,25387.9%White alone
    • 1154.5%Hispanic
    • 702.7%Two or more races
    • 491.9%Black alone
    • 491.9%Asian alone
    • 230.9%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Forsyth, Missouri as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forsyth is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in Forsyth by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.8)
1
(58.0)
2
(117.4)
2
(88.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(87.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(116.4)
2
(117.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.0)
4
(234.9)
5
(220.9)
5
(217.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(128.9)
12
(492.8)
4
(163.5)
6
(247.3)
6
(246.2)
5
(193.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(407.5)
2
(117.8)
5
(293.9)
16
(927.5)
11
(645.9)
16
(707.0)
15
(651.3)
12
(525.2)
14
(601.6)
11
(451.7)
7
(286.2)
7
(288.5)
3
(123.1)
6
(232.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(3,143)
40
(2,356)
28
(1,646)
45
(2,609)
73
(4,287)
74
(3,270)
66
(2,866)
54
(2,363)
46
(1,977)
80
(3,285)
80
(3,271)
87
(3,586)
49
(2,011)
49
(1,898)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(174.6)
3
(176.7)
2
(117.6)
2
(115.9)
2
(117.4)
2
(88.4)
6
(260.5)
4
(175.1)
3
(128.9)
4
(164.3)
4
(163.5)
5
(206.1)
3
(123.1)
1
(38.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(116.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index191.5140.2160.5236.5384.6302.3224.5171.6157.3319.9290.7229.6148.1134.0

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, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Missouri average:

2.37
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Forsyth, MO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (15.9%), Irish (14.0%), American (12.7%), English (10.7%), Norwegian (2.1%), British (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1928

Elevation: 947 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,253 people per square mile   (low).

Forsyth, Missouri map

107 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.2%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $920 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $877 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (36.5 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (161.9 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (340.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Rockaway Beach, MO (1.7 miles ),
Kissee Mills, MO (1.9 miles ),
Merriam Woods, MO (2.0 miles ),
Kirbyville, MO (2.3 miles ),
Bull Creek, MO (2.3 miles ),
Taneyville, MO (2.4 miles ),
Hollister, MO (2.7 miles ),
Branson, MO (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 93.11 W

Area code: 417

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Forsyth, MO residents
Average permit cost in Forsyth, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +403 (+31.4%).
Most common industries in Forsyth, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.5%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.4%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Forsyth, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Religious workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)

Average climate in Forsyth, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Forsyth-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Forsyth city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forsyth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 563% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from Forsyth center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from Forsyth center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taney County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forsyth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forsyth:

  • FORSYTH CARE CENTER (477 COY BLVD, PO BOX 640)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forsyth:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BRANSON, MO)
  • BRANSON DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BRANSON, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-BRANSON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRANSON, MO)
  • HEALING HANDS HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRANSON, MO)

Amtrak station near Forsyth:

  • 7 miles: BRANSON (BOB EVANS REST., HWY. 76 & 65) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forsyth:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 37 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 38 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 38 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 39 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 64 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 66 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Crowder College (about 70 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public high schools in Forsyth:

  • FORSYTH HIGH (Students: 457, Location: 178 PANTHER ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • DELMINA WOODS YOUTH FACILITY (Location: 8872 STATE HWY H, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Forsyth:

  • RIVERVIEW BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 13901 US HIGHWAY 160, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forsyth:

  • FORSYTH MIDDLE (Students: 355, Location: 178 PANTHER ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • FORSYTH ELEM. (Location: 178 PANTHER ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Forsyth

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Forsyth Library http://www.forsythmolibrary.org Across from Taney County Courthouse P.O. Box 522 Forsyth, MO 65653

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forsyth: White Swan Camp (A), City of Forsyth Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forsyth include: Shadow Rock Public Use Area (1), Shadowrock Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Metal Art & Silhouettes (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 13362 US Highway 160), Custom Ornamental Iron (Art Museums; 13362 US Highway 160).

Courts: Taney - Associate Circuit Court Division #1- Criminal & Probate (132 David Street), Taney - Associate Circuit Court Division #2- Civil & Small Claims (132 David Street), Associate & Probate Court (132 David Street).

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

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

FORSYTH (Population served: 1,686, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
SENIOR FRIENDSHIP SITE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2014), St BCA signed (APR-16-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2014), St BCA signed (APR-16-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TANEY COUNTY MEMORIAL POST 5168 (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUN-13-2011), St Other (SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif issued (OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUN-13-2011), St Other (SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif issued (OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2007), St Public Notif issued (2 times from JUN-13-2011 to OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2007), St Public Notif issued (2 times from JUN-13-2011 to OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Forsyth in 2010:

  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Forsyth (2011 data):

  • First Home Savings Bank: Forsth Branch at 20377 U.S. Highway 160, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $197.5 mil, Deposits: $172.1 mil, headquarters in Mountain Grove, MO, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Peoples Bank of the Ozarks: Forsyth 160 Branch at 15775 Us Hwy 160, branch established on 1993/01/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $284.8 mil, Deposits: $237.1 mil, headquarters in Nixa, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Service Company
  • First Community Bank of the Ozarks: Forsyth Branch at 15261 U.S. Highway 160, branch established on 1998/01/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $100.2 mil, Deposits: $88.0 mil, headquarters in Branson, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: M & L Holding Company
  • Great Southern Bank: at 15695 Us Highway 160, branch established on 2010/12/13. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Forsyth Facility at Main Street And Highway 160, branch established on 1899/01/01. 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
  • Branson Bank: Forsyth Branch at 15514 Us Hwy 160, branch established on 2006/12/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.5 mil, Deposits: $134.1 mil, headquarters in Branson, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Branson Bancshares, Inc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Forsyth Branch at 16124 Us Highway 160, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Forsyth:

Marital status in Forsyth, MO
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

For population 25 years and over in Forsyth:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Missouri average:

10.9

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, MO (based on Taney County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,79759
Mainline Protestant2,16110
Catholic2,1352
Other1,68910
None31,893-
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: 10
Taney County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Taney County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Taney County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Taney County:

16.42 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Taney County:

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.1%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.1%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Forsyth:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.5%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forsyth:

38.3%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Forsyth:

75.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forsyth, MO 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 6$16,629$33,2580$0
Financial Administration 3$12,874$51,4960$0
Water Supply 2$6,023$36,1380$0
Sewerage 2$6,156$36,9360$0
Police - Other 1$2,090$25,0800$0
Firefighters 1$2,865$34,3800$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,631$31,5720$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,732$32,7840$0
Totals for Government 17$52,000$36,7060$0

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $883,000 ($344.92)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $550,000 ($214.84)
    Water Utilities: $434,000 ($169.53)
    Police Protection: $364,000 ($142.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $129,000 ($50.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($50.00)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($30.47)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($30.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $33,000 ($12.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($5.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($16.80)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($12.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($8.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $604,000 ($235.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($31.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $371,000 ($144.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($85.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($8.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $40,000 ($15.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($13.67)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($140.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $89,000 ($34.77)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $775,000 ($302.73)
    Property: $166,000 ($64.84)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.13)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($2.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000 ($775.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,824,000 ($712.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $161,000 ($62.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,275,000 ($888.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,000 ($32.42)

9.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Missouri average:

7.04%

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 Greene County, MO  0.93% ($32,115 average AGI)
from Stone County, MO  0.92% ($36,383)
from Christian County, MO  0.64% ($39,648)


9.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Missouri average:

7.16%

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 Greene County, MO  1.17% ($30,715 average AGI)
to Christian County, MO  0.88% ($44,838)
to Stone County, MO  0.87% ($31,559)
Businesses in Forsyth, MO
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forsyth:

  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KOMC (1220 AM; 1 kW; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON, L.P.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMRF (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARSHFIELD, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forsyth:

  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLFC (88.1 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MOUNTAINTOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXR (101.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: STEREO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KCOZ (91.7 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS)
  • KWFC (89.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXUS (97.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSPW (96.5 FM; SPARTA, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO-FM (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KOMG (92.9 FM; OZARK, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forsyth:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBNS-CA (Channel 38; BRANSON, MO; Owner: THE VACATION CHANNEL, INC.)
  • KNJD-LP (Channel 59; BRANSON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K05JQ (Channel 5; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MILLER FAMILY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • K25BD (Channel 25; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • K41FQ (Channel 41; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWBS-LP (Channel 56; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Forsyth, Missouri
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Missouri average
  • Fatal accident count6759
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10320
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2385
  • Fatalities7594
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16839
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents448
See more detailed statistics of Forsyth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.8mTotal length
  • $3,473,000Total costs
  • 20,318Total average daily traffic
  • 1,119Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,681Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forsyth)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 15700 Us Hwy 160 (Lat: 36.692694 Lon: -93.120528), Call Sign: WPYR614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2003, Expiration Date: 10/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2013, Certifier: Brent Johnson, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 36.830111 Lon: -93.109639, Call Sign: WQZT387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.150 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2017, Expiration Date: 07/27/2027, Certifier: Carey Hull, Registrant: Wireless Usa, 2519 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, Phone: (573) 659-8228, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ST03RW414, 13967 Us Hwy 160 (274129 / Hodge Mo) (Lat: 36.716278 Lon: -93.124500), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQSF974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • FORSYTH, Shadow Rock Dr. Blk. 9 (Lat: 36.687000 Lon: -93.118778), Overall height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: KPP76,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/1998, Registrant: Gte Midwest Inc, Mc Hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1202X, N1202X, N-1202X, Serial Number: 2605, Year manufactured: 1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Brady Creative Services LLC, Po Box 100, Forsyth, MO 65653
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8430J, N8430J, N-8430J, Serial Number: 15066330, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/1999
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Daniel E Gilbert, Po Box 1300, Forsyth, MO 65653, Other Owners: Rosemary Gilbert
  • Aircraft: AERONCA K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18836, N18836, N-18836, Serial Number: K-102, Year manufactured: 1937, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Gad Enterprises Inc, Po Box 175, Forsyth, MO 65653
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/09/2018
  • Aircraft: LINDEN DANIEL AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5124X, N5124X, N-5124X, Serial Number: 1025, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 12/11/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Durham, Po Box 175, Forsyth, MO 65653
    Deregistered: Yes

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 fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 82 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forsyth, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forsyth, MO
    • 32045.2%Outside Fires
    • 25435.9%Structure Fires
    • 7210.2%Other
    • 628.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forsyth, MO
Most common first names in Forsyth, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6077.4 years
James5774.6 years
Robert5674.4 years
William5678.8 years
Mary4278.2 years
Charles3978.5 years
Dorothy2278.7 years
George2277.3 years
Margaret2077.8 years
Walter1977.9 years
Most common last names in Forsyth, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2780.9 years
Smith2176.4 years
Williams2073.5 years
Johnson2073.9 years
Gideon1979.7 years
Miller1983.5 years
Davis1577.7 years
Baker1570.4 years
Jones1480.3 years
Morgan1368.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forsyth, MO
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forsyth, MO
  • 87.4%Electricity
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Forsyth compared to Missouri state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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