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Forsyth County
  • County in Georgia

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade A+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade A+
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C minus

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Forsyth County is located in Georgia with a population of 236,605. Forsyth County is one of the best places to live in Georgia. In Forsyth County, most residents own their homes. In Forsyth County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Forsyth County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Forsyth County are highly rated.

About

Population
236,605

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$362,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,432
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Forsyth County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    110
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    31.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    785.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,660.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    251.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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