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People

Total Population 3,993
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,287
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 33.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,972
% Above Poverty Level 62.9%
% Below Poverty Level 37.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $661
Median House Value $102,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 5.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Forsyth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NW of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 31029
Phone Area Codes 478
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.034
Longitude -83.938

Forsyth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORSYTH 6 NNW
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station THOMASTON 2 S
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 57 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station EXPERIMENT
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnesville 6,609 $36,739
Culloden 254 $36,250
Flovilla 500 $41,364
Jackson 4,949 $45,343
Milner 1,140 $48,591

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Forsyth High Schools

MARY PERSONS HIGH SCHOOL
310 MONTPELIER AVENUE
478-994-2812
A Title I School.
Serves 1,062 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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