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US Census Quick Facts

Population of Forsyth County according to the 2014 US Census is 365,298. Percentage of families living in poverty in Forsyth County according to the 2014 US Census is 19.7% or 71,963 people!

Children and Poverty

The percentage of children living in poverty in Forsyth County according to the 2013 US Census is 30.4% or 25,757 children! The current number of children in WS/FC schools receiving free or reduced lunch is approximately 27,000.

Assets and Opportunity Profile of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Did you know that 22% of Forsyth County households live in extreme asset poverty? Click here to download the Assets and Opportunity Profile of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, an invaluable tool that will help you understand the critical problems that perpetuate financial struggles among the residents of our county.