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People

Total Population16,793
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens6.9%
Employed Population 16+7,853
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married56.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,045
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone15.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,136
Median House Value$150,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42%
US/American0%
English8.4%
Irish8.7%

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

Forney Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Mesquite, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City19 miles E of Dallas, Texas
CountyKaufman
Standard Zip Codes75126
Phone Area Codes972
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude32.748
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)

StationKAUFMAN 3 SE
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp32 to 54 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp54 to 78 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationLAVON DAM
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationWILLS POINT
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip43.6 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Combine2,091$72,778
Crandall3,059$69,297
Heath7,793$154,625

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

Forney Public Libraries

Library
Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library
800 HWY 741 S
Forney, Texas
(972) 564-7027
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Forney High Schools

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800 FM 741
972-564-3890
Serves 943 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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600 S BOIS D'ARC ST
972-564-4055
A Non-traditional School

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