Forrest Livingston County, Illinois

Forrest: Village in Livingston County, Illinois

About

Forrest is a village located in the county of Livingston in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,220 and a population density of 1,821 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,124 inhabitants.

The village was created 156 years ago in 1865.

Forrest Quick Facts

Population : 1,124 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Livingston County
Postal code : 61741
Plate code : 815
Area : 0.67 km2
Altitude : 2,241 feet / 683 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:26:43 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 1,678 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.54% (2010-2020)
Weather : 14℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Forrest locator map
Location of Forrest on Illinois map.
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Forrest Illinois aerial 01A
Forrest  Illinois aerial 01A image

Geography

Forrest is located at 40°45'7"N 88°24'40"W (40.7519800, -88.4111600).

Forrest map

Weather

Forrest forecast: Partly cloudy. Low around 14, with temperatures rising to around 16 overnight. Wind chill values as low as 1. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Forrest decreased by 8.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,220 - census
2011 1,212 -0.66% estimation process
2012 1,199 -1.08% estimation process
2013 1,191 -0.67% estimation process
2014 1,180 -0.93% estimation process
2015 1,167 -1.11% estimation process
2016 1,158 -0.78% estimation process
2017 1,155 -0.26% estimation process
2018 1,136 -1.67% estimation process
2019 1,131 -0.44% estimation process
2020 1,124 -0.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 34,839
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 33,076
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 34,613
April 1, 2010 Population : 33,152
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.1%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 73.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 12.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.8%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,295
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.4%

Forrest zip code is 61741. County name: Livingston, County fips: 17105

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $716,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,772
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $671
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,014
2015-2019 Households : 13,817
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 106,052
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 192,329
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 607,455
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,956
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $118,947
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $56,660
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,803
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,796
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,522
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,034
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,549
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 248
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,299
2010 population per square mile : 4,688.1
2010 land area in square miles : 7.07

Schools in Forrest

College & universities near Forrest, IL

Code Name City ZIP
457545 Paul Mitchell the School-Normal Normal (IL) 61761

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Forrest, IL

Code Name Address Type
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL

Post offices near Forrest

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forr Post Office Forrest (IL) 61741
Fairbury Post Office Fairbury (IL) 61739
Chatsworth Post Office Chatsworth (IL) 60921
Strawn Post Office Strawn (IL) 61775
Saunemin Post Office Saunemin (IL) 61769

Other cities in Livingston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Livingston County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dwight 3,984 Village in Illinois
Fairbury 3,596 City in Livingston County, Illinois, United States
Reading 1,860 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Chatsworth 1,104 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Flanagan 1,057 City in Illinois, United States of America
Odell 957 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Rooks Creek 532 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Cullom 519 Human settlement in United States of America
Cornell 451 Village in Illinois
Saunemin 401 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Long Point 257 Village in the United States
Waldo 239 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Nevada 215 Human settlement in United States of America
Sunbury 215 Township of Illinois
Campus 157 Village in Livingston County, Illinois, United States
Charlotte 127 Unincorporated community in Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Forrest distances to largest Illinois cities