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Forsyth is a city in Taney County, in the Branson metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for John Forsyth, secretary of state.

The latitude of Forsyth is 36.685N. The longitude is -93.119W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,659.


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Median household income
Local
$31,801
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forsyth demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Taney County Fair - June 18-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Forsyth web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Forsyth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Taney County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65653 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Forsyth residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forsyth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forsyth was $21,436, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Forsyth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Forsyth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.


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Taney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forsyth political report.

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The average commute time for Forsyth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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