Forrest, IL 61741 ZIP Code Profile

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Forrest, IL | Wing, IL

ZIP Code 61741: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forrest, IL 61741

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pleasant Ridge, IL 61741
Wing, IL 61741

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Livingston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.752, Longitude -88.412
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 62
  • PO Box Addresses: 402
  • Residential Addresses: 199
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
    • Single Family Addresses: 194

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Forrest, IL 61741 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,673
Daytime Population: Workers 650
Daytime Population: Residents 859
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,673
Population in Familes 1,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $54,700
Average Household Income $69,351
Per Capita Income $25,577


Total Housing Units 683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $97,401
Average Home Value $120,753


Total Households 617
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 435
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.72%
Households -0.29% -0.66%
Families -0.44% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Forrest, IL 61741 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61741 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 750 46th
Population Density # 865 37th
Diversity Index # 513 63rd
Median Household Income # 669 51st
Per Capita Income # 887 36th

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