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Forsyth County Statistics

Facts

Land area224.0 square miles
Population Density783.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)195,405
Population change11.3%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1829.3%
65 and over10.7%
Females50.3%
White86.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race9.6
Asian8.2%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American3.3%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school91%
Had a bachelor degree or higher43.8%
Veterans10,111

Households and Housing

Households58,080
Persons per household3.1
Living in the same house for one year or more89.1%
Median household income$86,569
The Per capita income$34,582
Live below the poverty line7.6%
Housing units68,239
Multi-unit structures4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$258,200
Residents owning their homes85.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms19,448
Women-owned firms27.5%
Asian-owned firms4.3%
Hispanic-owned firms4.4%
Black-owned firms1.9%
Native American-owned firms0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,960,919
Retail sales per capita$12,382
Manufacturers shipments$2,318,605
Merchant wholesaler sales$2,503,452
Source US Census Data