Forsyth

Forsyth

Forbes magazine named it one of the wealthiest counties in the United States in 2008.

Welcome to Forsyth

Right up Georgia 400, just north of Alpharetta is Forsyth County, one of Atlanta’s most northern suburbs, as well as one of its most exclusive. Forbes magazine named it one of the wealthiest counties in the United States in 2008. It is also the wealthiest county in Georgia. Many people who work in Atlanta are moving to the area because of its quick commute, as well as its proximity to the beautiful scenery of Lake Lanier and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The only incorporated city there is Cumming, but it is also home to several popular unincorporated communities.


Property Listings

Overview for Forsyth, GA

4,370 people live in Forsyth, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $30,952. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,370

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$30,952

Average individual Income

Brookhaven Housing Market Trends

What is the housing market like in Brookhaven today?

The Brookhaven housing market remains very competitive, with homes receiving an average of two offers and selling within approximately 24 days. Despite a slight dip in home prices, the market shows resilience and robust activity.

In April 2024, the median sale price of homes in Brookhaven was $670K, reflecting a 1.1% decrease from the previous year. However, the median sale price per square foot has increased by 1.4%, reaching $283. This indicates that while overall prices have slightly decreased, the value per square foot has appreciated, suggesting a continued demand for quality properties.

The market's brisk pace is evident as homes in Brookhaven typically sell after 24 days on the market, a slight increase from 22 days last year. This minor uptick in days on the market indicates a steady but highly active market where properties are still moving quickly.

Key Market Indicators

  • Median Sale Price: $669,950 (-1.1% year-over-year)
  • Number of Homes Sold: 76 (+40.7% year-over-year)
  • Median Days on Market: 24 (+2 days year-over-year)

Around Forsyth, GA

There's plenty to do around Forsyth, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Queen Bee Coffee - Forsyth, La Pasadita Cafe, and Scoops - Forsyth.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.07 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.41 miles 47 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.1 miles 18 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.07 miles 264 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 1.46 miles 5 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 0.61 miles 3 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Forsyth, GA

Forsyth has 1,949 households, with an average household size of 2.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Forsyth do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,370 people call Forsyth home. The population density is 740.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,370

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

39.89 / 60.11%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,949

Total Households

2.16

Average Household Size

$30,952

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Forsyth, GA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Forsyth. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mary Persons High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

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