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Housing Stability

The Housing Stability factor examines home ownership rates and the percentage of aging adults that wish to remain in their current residence and are confident that they will be able to do so.

Indicators:

Households with Older Adults

%

Approximately 19% of households (30,685) in Forsyth County house one adult 60 years or older.

%

Approximately 12% of households (18,480) in Forsyth County house two or more adults 60 years or older.

Time in Forsyth County

40% of aging adults have lived in Forsyth County for 50 years or more. When we look at the data by age, race, and income, we see significantly higher percentages of adults aged 75 or older, African Americans, and mid and low- income aging adults living in Forsyth County for 50 years or more.

Time in Home

Home Ownership

20% of aging adults rent their homes. When we look at the data by gender, race, and income, we see significantly higher percentages of aging adult females, African Americans, and mid and low-income groups renting.

Desire to Stay in Home

Generally aging adults would like to stay in their home for as long as possible and are confident that they will be able to afford to do so.

Housing Type

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