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Forney, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Forney had a population of 18,193 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Forney is located at latitude 32.7514 and longitude -96.4511 in Kaufman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forney (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kaufman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Forney (GNIS ID: 2410521) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Forney is located within Forney Division of Kaufman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Forney, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,193
Daytime Population: Workers 6,635
Daytime Population: Residents 9,051
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 18,187
Population in Familes 16,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,310
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $82,642
Average Household Income $97,755
Per Capita Income $31,269


Total Housing Units 5,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,795 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,039 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $188,112
Average Home Value $205,507


Total Households 5,834
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 4,802
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.8% 4.27%
Households 2.57% 4.52%
Families 2.6% 4.13%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Forney, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forney to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 159 91st
Population Density # 543 69th
Diversity Index # 686 61st
Median Household Income # 149 92nd
Per Capita Income # 347 80th

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