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Forreston, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Forreston had a population of 1,467 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Forreston is located at latitude 42.1265 and longitude -89.5782 in Ogle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Forreston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Village of Forreston (GNIS ID: 2398900) 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.

The Village of Forreston is located within Township of Forreston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forreston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Forreston, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,467
Population in Households 1,467
Population in Familes 1,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,624
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 596
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $121,455
Average Home Value $152,079
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,615
Average Household Income $59,239
Per Capita Income $23,776
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% -0.11%
Households 0.49% 0.0%
Families 0.91% -0.05%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Forreston, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forreston to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 597 56th
Population Density1 # 419 69th
Diversity Index2 # 814 41st
Median Household Income # 755 45th
Per Capita Income # 892 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.