Forsyth County

  1. Forsyth County Legal Resources
  2. Forsyth County Statistics
  3. Forsyth County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Forsyth County Employment Information
  5. Forsyth County Family Information
  6. Forsyth County Education Information
  7. Forsyth County Business Information
  8. Forsyth County Public Benefits Information
  9. Forsyth County Criminal Information
  10. Forsyth County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Forsyth County Cities
  12. Forsyth County Zip Codes


Forsyth County Legal Resources

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Forsyth County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 306,067
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 4,725 / 2,860 / 42
  • Land Area (2000): 1,060.846 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 8.607 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 52,000.000 acres (210.392 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 783
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 61.20%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.10%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $1,200,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 58,000,000 / 6,000,000 / 47,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 10.90%
  • Physicians (2004): 1,946
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 3 (1,753)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 49,844
  • Federal Spending (2004): $2,050,323
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Forsyth County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 133,093
Building Permits Issued (2006): 2,951
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $343,032

Forsyth County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 556,502 90.83%
 Rural, Farm 1,557 0.25%
 Rural, Non-farm 54,594 8.91%

Forsyth County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Employment Information

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Forsyth County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 146,537 140,627 5,910 4.03% 40
1991 144,707 138,105 6,603 4.56% 46
1992 146,301 138,649 7,652 5.23% 52
1993 147,405 141,100 6,305 4.28% 43
1994 149,895 144,212 5,683 3.79% 38
1995 150,900 145,832 5,068 3.36% 34
1996 155,267 150,111 5,156 3.32% 33
1997 157,098 152,553 4,545 2.89% 29
1998 156,605 152,342 4,264 2.72% 27
1999 156,911 153,180 3,731 2.38% 24
2000 161,677 156,463 5,213 3.22% 32
2001 163,211 155,513 7,698 4.72% 47
2002 166,169 156,703 9,466 5.70% 57
2003 166,018 156,751 9,268 5.58% 56
2004 166,589 158,260 8,329 5.00% 50
2005 169,107 161,134 7,973 4.71% 47
2006 173,596 166,183 7,413 4.27% 43
2007 171,606 164,066 7,541 4.39% 44
2008 173,728 163,899 9,829 5.66% 57
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 172,117 163,607 8,510 4.94% 49
Feb 2008 171,723 162,953 8,770 5.11% 51
Mar 2008 172,352 163,739 8,613 5.00% 50
Apr 2008 172,989 164,500 8,489 4.91% 49
May 2008 173,477 163,820 9,657 5.57% 56
Jun 2008 174,222 163,772 10,450 6.00% 60
Jul 2008 177,803 166,241 11,562 6.50% 65
Aug 2008 175,126 163,649 11,477 6.55% 66
Sep 2008 173,740 162,807 10,933 6.29% 63
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Forsyth County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 16,938 10.93%
2. Health Care 9,208 5.94%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 8,724 5.63%
4. Finance and Insurance 8,046 5.19%
5. Educational Services 7,570 4.89%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 7,368 4.76%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 6,942 4.48%
8. Public Administration 5,406 3.49%
9. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 5,178 3.34%
10. Repair and Maintenance 4,374 2.82%
11. Truck Transportation 3,962 2.56%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 3,430 2.21%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 3,338 2.15%
14. Metal Manufactuing 3,226 2.08%
15. Apparel Manufacturing 2,860 1.85%
16. Other Transportation 2,610 1.68%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 2,514 1.62%
18. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,470 1.59%
19. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 2,286 1.48%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,250 1.45%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 26,692 18.19%
2. Educational Services 18,228 12.42%
3. Finance and Insurance 13,274 9.05%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 9,146 6.23%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 7,454 5.08%
6. Social Assistance 6,126 4.17%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 4,752 3.24%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 4,002 2.73%
9. Department and Other General Stores 3,444 2.35%
10. Public Administration 3,208 2.19%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 3,040 2.07%
12. Air Transportation 2,916 1.99%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 2,880 1.96%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 2,406 1.64%
15. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 2,208 1.50%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,162 1.47%
17. Construction 1,866 1.27%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,862 1.27%
19. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,644 1.12%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,506 1.03%

Forsyth County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 8,438 5.45%
2. Other Management Occupations 7,430 4.80%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 6,404 4.13%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 6,380 4.12%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 6,128 3.96%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 6,006 3.88%
7. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 5,202 3.36%
8. Computer Specialists 4,932 3.18%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 4,844 3.13%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 4,704 3.04%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 4,436 2.86%
12. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 4,058 2.62%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,754 2.42%
14. Top Executives 3,740 2.41%
15. Other Construction Trades 3,188 2.06%
16. Construction Laborers 3,038 1.96%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 2,924 1.89%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 2,842 1.83%
19. Business Operations Specialists 2,798 1.81%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 2,754 1.78%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 9,310 6.34%
2. Secretaries and Admins 8,122 5.54%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 7,356 5.01%
4. Registered Nurses 6,208 4.23%
5. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 5,188 3.54%
6. Other Management Occupations 5,040 3.43%
7. Other Production Occupations 4,854 3.31%
8. Cashiers 4,456 3.04%
9. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 4,306 2.93%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 4,044 2.76%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 4,016 2.74%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,946 2.69%
13. Customer Service Representatives 3,926 2.68%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3,610 2.46%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 3,372 2.30%
16. Business Operations Specialists 3,314 2.26%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 3,142 2.14%
18. Child Care Workers 2,916 1.99%
19. Accountants and Auditors 2,782 1.90%
20. Computer Specialists 2,672 1.82%

Forsyth County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 281,458 58.56%
15-35 hours 50,881 10.59%
1-14 hours 12,750 2.65%
No regular hours 135,532 28.20%

Forsyth County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 6,098 2.11%
5 AM-5:29 AM 4,678 1.62%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 7,984 2.77%
6 AM-6:29 AM 21,115 7.32%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 31,333 10.86%
7 AM-7:29 AM 50,107 17.37%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 53,353 18.50%
8 AM-8:29 AM 34,153 11.84%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 16,071 5.57%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 13,408 4.65%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 5,756 2.00%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 2,980 1.03%
Noon-3:59 PM 20,409 7.08%
4 PM-11:59 PM 20,970 7.27%

Forsyth County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 6,734 2.33%
5-9 28,327 9.82%
10-14 52,548 18.22%
15-19 64,845 22.48%
20-24 56,305 19.52%
25-29 17,591 6.10%
30-34 32,004 11.10%
35-39 4,700 1.63%
40-44 4,802 1.66%
45-59 9,510 3.30%
60-89 5,526 1.92%
At least 90 5,523 1.91%

Forsyth County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 1,980 0.69% 224,370 77.79%
30-44 1,048 0.36% 40,458 14.03%
45-59 566 0.20% 8,944 3.10%
At least 60 838 0.29% 10,211 3.54%

Forsyth County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 210 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 37,795 12.77%
 Car / truck / van, solo 238,058 80.45%
 Motorcycle 246 0.08%
 Other 2,034 0.69%
 Public transportation 4,432 1.50%
 Walked 5,640 1.91%
 Worked at home 7,509 2.54%

Forsyth County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Family Information

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Households (2000): 248,046 (592,196 people)
Families (2000): 164,772 (484,196 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 66,677
People at same address in 1995: 300,417

Forsyth County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 23,572 9.49%
$10,000-$14,999 14,007 5.64%
$15,000-$19,999 15,654 6.31%
$20,000-$24,999 16,588 6.68%
$25,000-$29,999 16,028 6.46%
$30,000-$34,999 16,058 6.47%
$35,000-$39,999 15,209 6.13%
$40,000-$44,999 14,485 5.83%
$45,000-$49,999 12,533 5.05%
$50,000-$59,999 23,572 9.49%
$60,000-$74,999 27,049 10.89%
$75,000-$99,999 24,851 10.01%
$100,000-$124,999 11,888 4.79%
$125,000-$149,999 5,556 2.24%
$150,000-$199,999 5,198 2.09%
$200,000 or more 6,023 2.43%

Forsyth County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 35,821 28.92%
 Family, 2 people 37,510 30.29%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 5,183 4.18%
 Family, 3 people 19,984 16.14%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 707 0.57%
 Family, 4 people 15,366 12.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 271 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 5,855 4.73%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 99 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 1,808 1.46%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 43 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 1,170 0.94%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 34 0.03%

Forsyth County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 200,953 30.49%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 89,164 13.53%
Public Assistance 6,202 0.94%
Retirement 43,732 6.64%
Self Employment 24,800 3.76%
Social Security 62,882 9.54%
Supplemental Security 7,847 1.19%
Wage / Salary 195,327 29.64%
Other 28,174 4.27%

Forsyth County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 70,686 57.14%
 With children under 18 53,019 42.86%

Forsyth County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 19,244 8.42%
 Married 140,462 61.49%
 Never Married 63,434 27.77%
 Widowed 5,298 2.32%

Forsyth County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 28,116 10.83%
 Married 141,835 54.64%
 Never Married 61,848 23.83%
 Widowed 27,786 10.70%

Forsyth County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Education Information

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Forsyth County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 29,251 6.27%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 58,888 12.63%
 High school diploma or equivalent 125,662 26.94%
 Some college, no degree 103,524 22.20%
 Associate degree 26,516 5.69%
 Bachelors degree 83,399 17.88%
 Graduate or professional degree 39,133 8.39%

Forsyth County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 5,220 1.71% 6,378 2.08% 11,598 3.79%
Kindergarten 8,689 2.84% 1,290 0.42% 9,979 3.26%
Grades 1-4 30,814 10.07% 3,740 1.22% 34,554 11.29%
Grades 5-8 29,089 9.50% 3,711 1.21% 32,800 10.72%
Grades 9-12 27,141 8.87% 2,834 0.93% 29,975 9.79%
Undergrad college 19,202 6.27% 11,828 3.86% 31,030 10.14%
Graduate or professional school 2,568 0.84% 3,918 1.28% 6,486 2.12%
Total 122,723 40.10% 33,699 11.01% 156,422 51.11%

Forsyth County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $5,019,788,000
Retail sales (2002): $4,589,485,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $502,788,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $11,087,436
Retired workers (2005): 37,165

Forsyth County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 72 65 119 127 141
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 0 1 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 8 24 33 30
1999 - Construction 103 81 265 203 241
1999 - Educational Services 6 10 27 19 10
1999 - Finance & Insurance 72 72 131 113 201
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 49 58 180 169 219
1999 - Information 16 13 30 22 27
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 10 6 25 22 19
1999 - Manufacturing 37 28 133 123 91
1999 - Mining 0 1 2 1 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 75 68 227 212 326
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 105 88 192 130 341
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 31 21 80 64 112
1999 - Retail Trade 100 124 423 441 399
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 19 29 39 37 46
1999 - Unclassified 27 10 1 0 2
1999 - Utilities 1 0 2 4 2
1999 - Wholesale Trade 38 39 135 112 171
1999 - Total 774 721 2,035 1,833 2,380
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 60 71 147 109 135
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 1 2
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 9 5 30 27 37
2000 - Construction 83 83 276 199 244
2000 - Educational Services 6 4 22 23 14
2000 - Finance & Insurance 56 39 114 118 245
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 55 43 224 160 188
2000 - Information 21 14 26 22 33
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 6 10 16 27 23
2000 - Manufacturing 25 38 123 141 85
2000 - Mining 1 0 1 1 2
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 65 64 237 187 350
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 120 102 216 132 318
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 31 20 57 72 139
2000 - Retail Trade 120 112 415 399 433
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 27 28 46 29 40
2000 - Unclassified 29 15 0 5 6
2000 - Utilities 0 1 1 6 1
2000 - Wholesale Trade 43 34 132 113 175
2000 - Total 758 683 2,084 1,771 2,470
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 71 56 138 130 126
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 2 3 0 1
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 9 12 33 27 29
2001 - Construction 99 107 199 235 260
2001 - Educational Services 6 2 30 22 13
2001 - Finance & Insurance 86 87 144 104 199
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 49 49 208 165 207
2001 - Information 14 21 19 26 36
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 9 4 18 26 26
2001 - Manufacturing 27 36 123 142 74
2001 - Mining 0 1 1 1 2
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 63 66 233 180 361
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 104 95 206 171 314
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 42 31 66 55 148
2001 - Retail Trade 126 128 377 431 434
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 25 25 37 40 44
2001 - Unclassified 12 17 2 2 10
2001 - Utilities 0 0 3 4 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 28 43 127 125 168
2001 - Total 773 782 1,967 1,886 2,453
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 62 80 120 141 122
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 1 1 2 3
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 13 4 28 34 29
2002 - Construction 85 112 197 236 246
2002 - Educational Services 7 5 23 22 19
2002 - Finance & Insurance 86 41 137 105 255
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 80 52 220 180 182
2002 - Information 20 18 23 25 31
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 6 11 23 18 26
2002 - Manufacturing 25 34 103 154 77
2002 - Mining 1 1 2 0 1
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 75 65 215 240 313
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 119 101 181 178 339
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 62 36 74 68 137
2002 - Retail Trade 127 130 396 453 385
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 21 33 47 45
2002 - Unclassified 21 13 1 0 1
2002 - Utilities 0 0 1 2 5
2002 - Wholesale Trade 38 50 125 134 141
2002 - Total 844 775 1,903 2,039 2,357
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 50 58 113 125 114
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 2 1 5
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 11 29 32 32
2003 - Construction 101 79 206 212 227
2003 - Educational Services 7 5 34 20 19
2003 - Finance & Insurance 102 92 132 134 227
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 58 59 210 177 211
2003 - Information 11 8 17 23 54
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 8 24 17 24
2003 - Manufacturing 25 29 104 124 90
2003 - Mining 0 0 0 0 4
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 70 65 213 215 352
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 107 98 187 196 337
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 33 41 80 60 166
2003 - Retail Trade 115 129 364 424 439
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 27 23 40 32 52
2003 - Unclassified 5 13 0 0 3
2003 - Utilities 0 1 2 5 0
2003 - Wholesale Trade 33 68 120 123 162
2003 - Total 758 787 1,877 1,920 2,518
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 54 48 128 101 142
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 2 4
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 10 8 30 28 34
2004 - Construction 101 93 229 205 223
2004 - Educational Services 7 8 26 26 21
2004 - Finance & Insurance 78 64 165 137 235
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 55 57 205 187 214
2004 - Information 18 10 28 31 34
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 5 31 20 22
2004 - Manufacturing 21 30 114 114 91
2004 - Mining 0 1 1 1 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 63 54 214 191 366
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 97 92 176 165 380
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 42 37 70 70 162
2004 - Retail Trade 93 106 422 341 474
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 19 23 48 39 47
2004 - Unclassified 16 4 1 0 2
2004 - Utilities 0 0 3 2 1
2004 - Wholesale Trade 34 38 103 112 172
2004 - Total 712 678 1,996 1,772 2,625
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 58 42 127 114 148
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 3 3
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 19 13 24 34 30
2005 - Construction 104 75 223 209 256
2005 - Educational Services 9 6 26 31 16
2005 - Finance & Insurance 82 88 131 142 253
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 72 46 219 179 217
2005 - Information 13 12 25 32 43
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 8 14 25 34
2005 - Manufacturing 19 20 107 111 100
2005 - Mining 0 0 1 1 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 85 70 192 240 336
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 100 89 190 175 362
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 43 38 63 75 166
2005 - Retail Trade 125 111 365 418 429
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 24 12 47 36 54
2005 - Unclassified 6 13 0 0 1
2005 - Utilities 0 0 2 3 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 42 31 114 108 171
2005 - Total 806 674 1,871 1,936 2,621

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Public Benefits Information

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Forsyth County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 527,189 88.96%
 Below Poverty Level 65,418 11.04%

Forsyth County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $14,395 $214 $31,339 $490 $181 $6,309 $52,714 $27,079 $24,961 $13,699
1971 $15,650 $191 $33,463 $620 $181 $6,513 $56,427 $30,593 $23,665 $13,944
1972 $16,701 $126 $35,877 $817 $233 $6,041 $59,669 $30,593 $14,200 $14,486
1973 $17,584 $239 $37,097 $921 $233 $2,851 $58,686 $36,230 $14,290 $14,615
1974 $18,141 $3,416 $37,502 $1,117 $233 $4,359 $61,352 $40,061 $26,860 $28,135
1975 $19,123 $6,527 $52,433 $1,263 $233 $8,931 $81,983 $47,949 $28,700 $20,899
1976 $21,692 $7,098 $54,794 $1,606 $233 $8,622 $86,947 $52,256 $53,535 $19,693
1977 $23,427 $8,081 $62,251 $0 $0 $12,583 $98,261 $58,533 $58,920 $18,124
1978 $25,304 $9,031 $65,615 $0 $0 $9,459 $100,378 $64,885 $63,180 $18,777
1979 $36,846 $9,919 $63,157 $0 $0 $10,436 $110,439 $69,442 $60,335 $18,175
1980 $37,168 $11,014 $67,739 $0 $0 $11,764 $116,671 $75,455 $65,820 $25,777
1981 $39,551 $11,959 $80,555 $0 $0 $13,031 $133,137 $19,682 $71,639 $24,423
1982 $40,457 $12,792 $84,265 $0 $0 $15,637 $140,359 $91,224 $71,102 $22,614
1983 $43,640 $13,644 $85,970 $0 $0 $15,087 $144,697 $92,852 $67,870 $23,796
1984 $48,315 $17,361 $86,238 $0 $0 $16,558 $151,111 $99,159 $76,534 $25,609
1985 $53,278 $24,036 $87,932 $0 $0 $23,410 $164,620 $110,772 $87,047 $35,720
1986 $54,476 $27,077 $98,348 $0 $0 $20,023 $172,847 $121,755 $82,395 $30,816
1987 $59,752 $31,698 $113,180 $0 $0 $25,496 $198,428 $128,855 $76,285 $30,258
1988 $69,613 $37,577 $121,510 $0 $0 $19,979 $211,102 $139,611 $92,967 $70,369
1989 $71,551 $39,543 $137,402 $0 $0 $25,181 $234,134 $152,272 $87,326 $55,659
1990 $81,245 $41,580 $152,513 $0 $0 $42,009 $275,767 $163,242 $110,676 $76,038
1991 $90,822 $42,932 $176,904 $0 $0 $42,862 $310,588 $173,295 $139,657 $99,578
1992 $99,332 $43,605 $167,347 $0 $0 $41,183 $307,862 $178,545 $139,032 $80,775
1993 $101,353 $45,615 $165,177 $0 $0 $39,801 $306,331 $174,182 $153,533 $72,975
1994 $111,998 $49,506 $184,821 $0 $0 $26,290 $323,109 $182,891 $157,330 $73,817
1995 $117,392 $35,761 $200,776 $0 $0 $26,704 $344,872 $188,378 $136,994 $60,882
1996 $120,265 $38,809 $194,967 $0 $0 $28,868 $344,100 $188,390 $161,665 $59,553
1997 $124,029 $39,624 $226,786 $0 $0 $31,636 $382,451 $189,990 $177,105 $74,568
1998 $130,204 $42,645 $260,345 $0 $0 $30,425 $420,974 $241,907 $191,444 $96,425
1999 $133,932 $45,261 $287,266 $0 $0 $31,079 $452,277 $244,771 $214,659 $94,601
2000 $140,062 $46,360 $313,015 $0 $0 $34,235 $487,312 $295,736 $222,848 $90,400
2001 $146,116 $48,813 $318,004 $0 $0 $42,866 $506,986 $305,226 $240,600 $112,074
2002 $158,941 $50,384 $324,317 $0 $0 $38,184 $521,442 $310,784 $285,283 $146,320
2003 $174,026 $50,879 $322,852 $0 $0 $39,890 $536,768 $316,531 $293,416 $158,202
2004 $178,677 $68,345 $310,909 $0 $0 $42,910 $532,496 $326,399 $361,533 $169,017
2005 $186,199 $67,367 $389,587 $0 $0 $44,728 $620,514 $353,038 $339,605 $129,076
2006 $198,586 $72,272 $405,944 $0 $0 $50,560 $655,090 $378,251 $377,582 $154,423


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $33,439 $1,086 $217 $1,503 $0 $25 $49,619
$479 $8,225 $884 $1,733 $73 $1,955
1971 $38,002 $1,000 $277 $1,696 $0 $36 $56,864
$595 $9,505 $605 $2,971 $73 $2,104
1972 $38,002 $1,265 $4,867 $1,935 $0 $0 $61,722
$641 $11,207 $314 $1,382 $96 $2,013
1973 $33,722 $1,182 $841 $2,489 $0 $0 $56,913
$879 $11,466 $279 $2,621 $96 $3,338
1974 $46,563 $2,649 $189 $2,957 $0 $409 $71,882
$1,194 $11,439 $210 $1,794 $96 $4,382
1975 $72,585 $2,799 $217 $2,904 $0 $185 $106,943
$1,467 $15,840 $1,409 $2,319 $96 $7,122
1976 $66,241 $2,404 $834 $16,690 $0 $339 $112,417
$1,813 $13,843 $1,428 $1,282 $96 $7,447
1977 $72,729 $1,979 $590 $11,459 $0 $6,012 $120,983
$2,065 $14,446 $2,076 $1,483 $0 $8,144
1978 $75,693 $3,322 $417 $11,866 $25 $1,645 $122,195
$1,943 $14,348 $1,514 $530 $0 $10,892
1979 $82,806 $3,281 $300 $7,664 $0 $1,503 $125,354
$2,390 $12,103 $2,252 $509 $0 $12,546
1980 $87,689 $4,033 $345 $8,339 $0 $1,824 $131,938
$2,627 $10,013 $2,283 $488 $0 $14,297
1981 $96,921 $3,814 $510 $8,158 $0 $2,545 $140,286
$3,273 $10,728 $2,864 $466 $0 $11,007
1982 $99,216 $3,944 $602 $9,278 $26 $2,867 $145,663
$3,599 $11,388 $2,728 $443 $0 $11,572
1983 $101,789 $4,726 $650 $9,547 $0 $2,540 $151,018
$3,244 $11,446 $3,467 $419 $0 $13,190
1984 $110,647 $4,770 $645 $10,319 $0 $2,799 $164,662
$3,463 $11,902 $3,409 $395 $0 $16,313
1985 $148,099 $4,881 $3,702 $11,075 $5 $2,914 $207,520
$3,793 $12,058 $4,515 $370 $0 $16,108
1986 $135,219 $6,083 $4,129 $14,635 $0 $3,142 $198,837
$3,679 $12,366 $4,586 $342 $0 $14,656
1987 $149,895 $6,540 $684 $15,845 $0 $2,814 $241,623
$4,025 $12,892 $4,100 $316 $0 $44,512
1988 $158,205 $7,263 $782 $18,062 $0 $2,707 $247,404
$5,103 $13,860 $4,463 $287 $0 $36,672
1989 $172,277 $9,152 $741 $18,886 $0 $4,137 $272,108
$5,620 $14,944 $5,477 $256 $0 $40,618
1990 $205,684 $8,250 $835 $31,165 $0 $5,366 $325,000
$6,165 $15,779 $5,514 $225 $0 $46,017
1991 $213,341 $8,622 $645 $30,763 $0 $5,229 $355,052
$5,931 $19,346 $6,978 $200 $0 $63,997
1992 $209,229 $7,666 $769 $31,865 $0 $10,088 $365,695
$7,465 $22,222 $9,093 $167 $0 $67,131
1993 $217,605 $7,810 $711 $35,999 $0 $6,783 $391,434
$7,327 $24,642 $8,630 $133 $0 $81,794
1994 $221,659 $8,147 $911 $31,175 $0 $1,253 $374,455
$9,253 $28,431 $9,196 $98 $0 $64,332
1995 $236,543 $8,616 $900 $43,549 $0 $1,524 $419,139
$15,917 $34,153 $8,095 $97 $0 $69,745
1996 $250,490 $9,316 $858 $24,838 $0 $1,704 $407,634
$9,738 $33,322 $7,509 $48 $0 $69,811
1997 $282,519 $9,665 $2,217 $26,886 $25 $2,272 $442,142
$8,930 $35,272 $8,345 $27 $0 $65,984
1998 $308,427 $9,985 $1,649 $25,063 $44 $2,290 $481,702
$9,143 $38,489 $9,116 $0 $0 $77,496
1999 $332,292 $10,418 $2,332 $25,400 $0 $2,818 $513,243
$10,667 $42,703 $10,081 $0 $0 $76,532
2000 $344,994 $11,381 $2,997 $60,228 $0 $4,882 $568,638
$10,763 $48,397 $10,307 $0 $0 $74,689
2001 $348,869 $11,160 $5,195 $59,469 $0 $8,788 $583,019
$11,272 $51,580 $10,416 $0 $0 $76,270
2002 $361,941 $12,688 $14,618 $60,010 $0 $8,351 $609,357
$12,035 $53,174 $11,991 $0 $0 $74,549
2003 $375,469 $11,438 $12,628 $61,760 $0 $7,916 $631,301
$11,536 $59,318 $7,035 $0 $0 $84,201
2004 $432,157 $12,918 $3,534 $30,602 $0 $8,704 $675,304
$12,265 $56,890 $18,419 $0 $0 $99,815
2005 $431,517 $13,492 $4,037 $87,788 $0 $8,915 $739,977
$12,482 $55,074 $21,248 $0 $0 $105,424
2006 $462,729 $13,837 $968 $88,159 $0 $10,446 $771,753
$13,838 $57,545 $19,232 $0 $0 $104,999

Forsyth County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,102
Forsyth County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Forsyth County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Forsyth County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 41,735 13.64%
10-19 Years 39,942 13.05%
20-29 Years 43,324 14.16%
30-39 Years 48,314 15.79%
40-49 Years 46,875 15.32%
50-59 Years 35,085 11.46%
60-69 Years 23,082 7.54%
70-79 Years 18,157 5.93%
80-89 Years 7,934 2.59%
90+ Years 1,619 0.53%

Forsyth County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 146,217 47.77%
 Female 159,850 52.23%

Forsyth County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 202,338 66.11%
 African-American 77,041 25.17%
 Hispanic/Latino 19,577 6.40%
 Asian 3,133 1.02%
 Multiracial 2,728 0.89%
 Amerindian 783 0.26%
 Other Race 397 0.13%
 Pacific Islander 70 0.02%

Forsyth County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 71,806 19.64%
2. United States Or American 69,010 18.87%
3. English 66,461 18.17%
4. Irish 43,450 11.88%
5. Scotch Irish 17,066 4.67%
6. Italian 13,539 3.70%
7. Scottish 13,288 3.63%
8. French Non-Basque 10,074 2.75%
9. Polish 7,908 2.16%
10. Dutch 7,834 2.14%

Forsyth County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 519,642 90.87%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 38,588 6.75%
3. French 2,304 0.40%
4. Chinese 1,606 0.28%
5. German 1,350 0.24%
6. Greek 1,244 0.22%
7. Vietnamese 972 0.17%
8. Italian 648 0.11%
9. Russian 418 0.07%
10. Polish 418 0.07%

Forsyth County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 572,981 93.52%
 Naturalized immigrant 7,884 1.29%
 Not a citizen 31,788 5.19%

Forsyth County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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