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Forsyth County, NC

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Forsyth County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatWinston-Salem, NC
  • Population350,670
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 408.1499
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 859.2000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010350,670186 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010859.20185 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201827.5%367 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201813.0%608 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.7%1516 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016887.202376 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201623.4%2370 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20168.801630 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201827.4%3012 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201511.4%2386 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201823.0%975 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$556,255,000.00243 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201191.941850 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201965.4%918 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20151.9077 of 176
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20183563 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.76889 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$883,074.85125 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$28,280,011,000.0072 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.3%1148 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)20152,434,82931 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201237.7%497 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201848213 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018468 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201821356 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,628235 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201912,126.482498 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,378,000,000.00132 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$10,661,000,000.00157 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$2,905,000,000.0078 of 2178
Population (County)2050551,000177 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$220,065.00768 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050403,000159 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205041,000209 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050850102 of 2780
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