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People

Total Population 16,017
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 7%
Employed Population 16+ 7,561
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 56.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.8%
Median Earnings25+ $47,660
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $40,278
Median Earnings With High School Degree $44,931

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,356
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 14.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,295
Median House Value $147,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 9.3%

Forney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Mesquite, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Kaufman
Standard Zip Codes 75126
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.748
Longitude -96.471

Forney 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 KAUFMAN 3 SE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station LAVON DAM
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station WILLS POINT
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Forney, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Heartland (75126)

Heathridge (75126)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Combine 1,983 $74,000
Crandall 2,979 $71,944
Heath 7,620 $150,081

Forney Public Libraries

Library
Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library
800 HWY 741 S
Forney, Texas
(972) 564-7027
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800 FM 741
972-564-3890
Serves 943 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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972-564-4055
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