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Forsan is a city in Howard County, in the Big Spring metro area.
Originally called Four Sands
The latitude of Forsan is 32.109N. The longitude is -101.365W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,789 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 221.
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8% of Forsan residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forsan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forsan was $17,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Forsan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Forsan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.
Howard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forsan political report.
The average commute time for Forsan workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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