Forsyth County is located in northern Georgia. The County Seat is Cumming and the largest city is Cumming. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.forsythco.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 204,302 and the 2010 census population was 175,511. The land area is 224.02 square miles and there are 783.5 persons per square mile.
86.4% of the population is White, 3.3% is Black or African American, 9.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 8.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 91.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 43.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $258,200, there are 58,080 households, an average of 3.14 persons per household. The per capita income is $34,582, the median household income is $86,569, and 7.6% of the persons in Forsyth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 19,448. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,960,919, and sales per capita were $12,382. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.5%.
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