Forney demographics profile

StatisticForneyTexasNational
Population16,84226,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,1789791
Median age30.534.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%48%43%
Speak English86%65%79%
Speak Spanish13%30%13%
Forney, TX has a population of 16,842 and is the 2,542nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,178 per sq mi which is 1115% higher than the Texas average and 1200% higher than the national average. The median age in Forney is 31 which is approximately 11% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Forney, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 68% of Forney residents were born in Texas, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Forney is 1115% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Forney is 11% lower than Texas.
  • In Forney 83.61% of the population is White.
  • In Forney 11.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Forney 1.47% of the population is Asian.

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Forney population breakdown by race

RaceForneyTexasNational
White83.61%74.84%73.35%
Black or African American11.60%11.95%12.63%
Asian1.47%4.36%5.22%
American Indian0.15%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.21%2.50%3.06%
Other race0.95%5.79%4.75%
In Forney, 16.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Forney, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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