Forsyth, GA


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Forsyth is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,013 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Forsyth is the 185th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Forsyth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forsyth is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Forsyth who work in sales jobs (22.20%), food service (9.94%), and teaching (7.14%).

Being a small city, Forsyth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Forsyth with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.71% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Forsyth in 2010 was $15,976, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,904 for a family of four. Forsyth also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Forsyth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Forsyth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forsyth residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Forsyth include Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Forsyth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.

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