Forsyth, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Forsyth, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Forsyth had a population of 2,390 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Forsyth is located at latitude 36.6851 and longitude -93.1199 in Taney County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forsyth (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Taney County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Forsyth (GNIS ID: 2394793) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Forsyth is located within Township of Swan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Taney County.

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Forsyth, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,390
Population in Households 2,265
Population in Familes 1,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 1,026
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,914
Average Household Income $56,209
Per Capita Income $25,571


Total Housing Units 1,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $136,569
Average Home Value $167,126


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 611
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.27% 0.54%
Households 0.18% 0.45%
Families -0.08% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Forsyth, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forsyth to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 233 78th
Population Density # 353 66th
Diversity Index # 424 59th
Median Household Income # 637 38th
Per Capita Income # 373 64th

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