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|People QuickFacts||Forsyth County||Georgia|
|Population, 2014 estimate||NA||10,097,343|
|Population, 2013 estimate||195,405||9,994,759|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||175,511||9,688,681|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||NA||4.2%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||11.3%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.5%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||29.3%||24.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||10.7%||12.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.3%||51.1%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||86.4%||62.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||3.3%||31.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||8.2%||3.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.5%||1.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||9.6%||9.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||77.7%||54.8%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||89.1%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||13.8%||9.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||18.1%||13.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||91.4%||84.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||43.8%||28.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||29.9||27.0|
|Housing units, 2013||68,239||4,109,896|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||85.6%||65.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||4.0%||20.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$258,200||$151,300|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||3.14||2.71|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$34,582||$25,182|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$86,569||$49,179|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||7.6%||18.2%|
|Business QuickFacts||Forsyth County||Georgia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||5,393||216,3081|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||61,170||3,390,5401|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||5.4%||1.9%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||16,980||797,404|
|Total number of firms, 2007||19,448||901,105|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.9%||20.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.5%||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||4.3%||5.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||4.4%||3.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||27.5%||30.9%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||2,318,605||144,280,774|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,503,452||141,962,359|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,960,919||117,516,907|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$12,382||$12,326|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||183,104||16,976,235|
|Building permits, 2013||2,775||36,174|
|Geography QuickFacts||Forsyth County||Georgia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||224.02||57,513.49|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||783.5||168.4|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area|