Forsyth County Information

Forsyth in Georgia occupies 247 square miles and has a 2006 population of 150,968, a change from a 2000 population of 98,407 and 44,083 in 1990. 12.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.8% percent is 25-35, and 18.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 254 acts of violent crime reported in Forsyth in 2004, a change from 286 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,498 people: 3.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.4%.

Read more about Forsyth, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyForsyth 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area247 sq. milesRanked 2,950 of 3,140
Population 2006150,968Ranked 391 of 3,140
Population 2005140,804 
Population 200098,407Ranked 529 of 3,140
Population 199044,083Ranked 925 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion93.5% 
African American2.2% 
Asian American3% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1415.2% 
Population 15 to 2412.1% 
Population 25 to 3416.8% 
Population 35 to 4418.9% 
Population 45 to 5413.1% 
Population 55 to 648.6% 
Population 65 to 744.4% 
Population 75 and up2.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes254286
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes11 
Robberies22 
Aggravated Assaults220 
Total Property Crimes2,7332,426
Burglaries535 
Larceny Thefts1,922 
Motor Vehicle Thefts276 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population77,89257,518
Unemployed Population2,4981,355
Unemployment Rate3.2%2.4%

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