Forney, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,588. Estimated population in 2021: 10,579 (+89.3% change)
Males: 2,704 (48.4%), Females: 2,884 (51.6%)

Kaufman County

Zip code: 75126

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $52,014
Median house value: $93,000

Races in Forney:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.2%)
  • Hispanic (9.6%)
  • Black (7.4%)
  • Other race (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (25.0%), English (8.2%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), French (3.8%).

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Forney

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forney city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5.0% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,451 (+35.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Forney:

  • MEDICAL CENTER OF MESQUITE,THE (about 10 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
  • LAKE POINTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; ROWLETT, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT TERRELL (about 13 miles; TERRELL, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forney:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 28 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 41 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 61 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forney:

  • MESQUITE METRO (about 4 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Abbreviation: HQZ)
  • AIRPARK EAST (about 9 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: 1F7)
  • ROCKWALL MUNI (about 12 miles; ROCKWALL, TX; Abbreviation: F46)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forney:

  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 25 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 29 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 29 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)

Schools

Public high school in Forney:

  • FORNEY H S (Students: 943; Location: 800 FM 741; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Forney:

  • HENDERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 640; Location: 12755 FM 1641; Grades: PK – 06)
  • KATHRYN WOLFE CRISWELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 631; Location: 401 HWY 740 N; Grades: PK – 06)
  • L E CLAYBON ELEMENTARY (Students: 625; Location: 1011 F M 741; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FORNEY MIDDLE (Students: 579; Location: 811 S BOIS D’ARC; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JOHNSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 387; Location: 701 S BOIS D’ ARC; Grades: PK – 06)
  • A E P (Location: 600 S BOIS D’ARC ST; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Forney:

  • ELLEN BROOKS WEST MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $85,957; Location: 800 HWY 741 S; 16,693 books; 232 audio materials; 600 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)

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