Income/capita 34%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 137%
Income per capita$19,588$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,000$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,966$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,052$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$24,702$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,235$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate11.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level31.4%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forsyth is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Forsyth is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forsyth is 137% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forsyth is 108% higher than the national average

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      Forsyth employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.2%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services26.0%21.7%
      Public administration1.9%10.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%0.7%
      Education, health & social services11.0%29.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Milner, GA1,258$47,69514%
      Yatesville, GA449$45,62518%
      Culloden, GA267$34,63237%
      Barnesville, GA6,611$28,20949%
      Aldora, GA124$25,35754%
      Forsyth, GA4,059$27,00051%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pacheco, CA4,059$53,1074%
      Pittsboro, NC4,058$51,5637%
      Mahanoy City, PA4,058$27,03451%
      Manning, SC4,060$26,21153%
      North El Monte, CA4,058$67,39222%
      Forsyth, GA4,059$27,00051%
      Source: The Forsyth, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).