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Forsyth County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 408.2 square miles
Population Density 859.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 361,220
Population change 3%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 14.1%
Females 52.4%
White 67.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 12.4
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 27.1%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 31.9%
Veterans 25,296
Households and Housing
Households 140,439
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.2%
Median household income $45,724
The per capita income $26,541
Live below the poverty line. 18.6%
housing units 159,215
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $150,600
Residents owning their homes. 64%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 29,162
Women-owned firms 26.3%
Asian-owned firms 2%
Hispanic-owned firms 3%
Black-owned firms 13%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,202,887
Retail sales per capita $14,953
Manufacturers shipments $16,881,466
Merchant wholesaler sales $4,542,005