Also See: Forsyth, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of Forsyth had a population of 3,591 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Forsyth is located at latitude 39.9325 and longitude -88.9512 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Forsyth encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 679 feet.
The Village of Forsyth (GNIS ID: 2398901) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Forsyth: Forsythe.
|Total Population||3,591 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,577 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||3,209 (89.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||14 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$89,765|
|Average Household Income||$127,674|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$49,877|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,461 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,179 (80.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||181 (12.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||101 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$262,736|
|Average Home Value||$279,241|
|Housing Affordability Index3||158|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.08%|
|Per Capita Income||3.55%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.07%|
The table below compares Forsyth to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 402||71st|
|Population Density||# 641||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 146||89th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 253||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 84||94th|
|Diversity Index||# 399||71st|
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