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Forsyth County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 224.0 square miles
Population Density 783.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 195,405
Population change 11.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 29.3%
65 and over 10.7%
Females 50.3%
White 86.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.6
Asian 8.2%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 3.3%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 43.8%
Veterans 10,111
Households and Housing
Households 58,080
Persons per household 3.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $86,569
The per capita income $34,582
Live below the poverty line. 7.6%
housing units 68,239
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $258,200
Residents owning their homes. 85.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 19,448
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 4.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.4%
Black-owned firms 1.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,960,919
Retail sales per capita $12,382
Manufacturers shipments $2,318,605
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,503,452