Forsyth County, NC

Population 358,137

Forsyth County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.3%

Registered Offenders

0.64% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

2,561 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 4.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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85 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 85 K-12 public schools in Forsyth County, NC and 21 private schools. Homefacts rates Forsyth County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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725 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$204,900 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.5%
  • Rented
    33.9%
  • Owned
    55.7%

1,542 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Forsyth County, NC issued 1,542 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,542 permits, 961 were issued for single family homes and 581 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Forsyth County, NC issued 1,353 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,353 permits, 851 were issued for single family homes and 502 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $573
  • 1 Bedroom: $594
  • 2 Bedrooms: $738
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,002
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,220

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Environmental Hazards

2561 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Forsyth County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Forsyth County, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.83 Average
    Forsyth County, NC is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.78°
  • February 42.43°
  • March 50.58°
  • April 59.95°
  • May 67.78°
  • June 76.97°
  • July 78.7°
  • August 77.36°
  • September 70.68°
  • October 59.25°
  • November 49.07°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Forsyth County, NC

Earthquakes
Forsyth County, NC has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Forsyth County, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Forsyth County, NC has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Forsyth County, NC has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Forsyth County, NC: $48,271

Unemployment

Unemployment in Forsyth County is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 7.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.02%
White Collar - 62.98%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

139 FCC Towers view all