Quick Facts

244,252

Population

495,488

Projected Population in 2040

247

Square Miles

$101,743

Median Household Income

$321,000

Median Home Value

$41,585

Per Capita Income

2.98

Persons per Household

3.6%

Annual Growth Rate

Source: U.S. Census, JobsEQ

Ranked #1 in the State for

Healthiest County

8 Years in a Row

Most Affluent County

(#8 in US)

Community for Incoming Investment

(Top 10 in US)

Concentration of Tech Talent

Public School System

Fastest Growing County

(#30 in US)

Sources: U.S. Census, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, SmartAsset.com, 24/7 Wall Street, GA Department of Education, GA Power, Statistica.com

Education

21

Elementary Schools

10

Middle Schools

6

High Schools

3

Academies of Creative Education

1

Virtual 6-12 School

1

College and Career High School

Sources: GA Department of Education, U.S. Census

Quality of Life

4

Nearby Airports

207.6

Miles of Lake Lanier Shoreline

25

Parks

51+

Miles of Walking Paths & Trails

52

Baseball/Softball Fields

32

Rectangular Sports Fields

42

Tennis Courts

21

Playgrounds

Source: Forsyth County Government

Economic Indicators

7,746

Total number of businesses

116,715

Total employees (Dec. 2020)

120,777

Workforce (Dec. 2020)

27.654

Millage rate

7%

Sales tax

6%

Corporate income tax rate

Sources: U.S. Census, GA Department of Labor, Forsyth County Government

Demographics

2016

2010

Source: U.S. Census

Weather

70.2° F

Average Annual High

47.2° F

Average Annual Low

1 inch

Average Annual Snowfall

54.15 inches

Average Annual Rainfall

Source: U.S. Climate Data