Forest View, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Forest View, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Forest View had a population of 696 as of July 1, 2018. Forest View ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forest View is located at latitude 41.8086 and longitude -87.7934 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Forest View (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Village of Forest View (GNIS ID: 2398897) 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 Forest View is located within Township of Stickney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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Forest View, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 696
Population in Households 691
Population in Familes 574
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 653
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $68,519
Average Household Income $76,192
Per Capita Income $28,399


Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $211,429
Average Home Value $256,458


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.12%
Households -0.18% -0.23%
Families 0.14% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Forest View, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forest View to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 808 41st
Population Density # 977 29th
Diversity Index # 110 92nd
Median Household Income # 306 78th
Per Capita Income # 630 54th

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