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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.
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.
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.
19% of Forsyth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Forsyth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.
Taney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forsyth political report.
The average commute time for Forsyth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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