Forreston, Ogle County, Illinois

Forreston: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

Forreston is a city located in the county of Ogle in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,446 and a population density of 1,607 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,338 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Quick Facts about Forreston

Population : 1,338 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Ogle County
Postal code : 61030
Plate code : 815
Area : 0.9 km2
Altitude : 3,077 feet / 938 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:06:33 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 1,487 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.07% (2010-2020)
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Location of Forreston on Illinois map.
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Geography

Forreston is located at 42°7'34"N 89°34'45"W (42.1261400, -89.5792800).

Forreston map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Forreston decreased by 8.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,446 - census
2011 1,428 -1.26% estimation process
2012 1,420 -0.56% estimation process
2013 1,404 -1.14% estimation process
2014 1,393 -0.79% estimation process
2015 1,381 -0.87% estimation process
2016 1,371 -0.73% estimation process
2017 1,364 -0.51% estimation process
2018 1,353 -0.81% estimation process
2019 1,349 -0.3% estimation process
2020 1,338 -0.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 81,777
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 70,280
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 16.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 79,871
April 1, 2010 Population : 70,285
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.4%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 56.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 34.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 50.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,670
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 32.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.9%

Forreston zip code is 61030. County name: Ogle, County fips: 17141

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $986,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,554
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $768
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,396
2015-2019 Households : 29,011
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.81
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 247,683
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 987,499
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 836,874
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,662,290
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,979
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $156,400
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $69,551
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,637
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,872
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,362
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,230
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,775
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 612
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,434
2010 population per square mile : 2,914.8
2010 land area in square miles : 24.11

People born in Forreston (1)

mathematician Mary Frances Winston Newson was born in Forreston

Schools in Forreston

College & universities near Forreston, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145521 Highland Community College Freeport (IL) 61032-9341
148672 Sauk Valley Community College Dixon (IL) 61021-9112
149204 Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling Sterling (IL) 61081-3611
148399 Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College Rockford (IL) 61108
148405 Rockford University Rockford (IL) 61108-2311

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Forreston, IL

Code Name Address Type
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Forreston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forreston Post Office Forreston (IL) 61030

Other cities in Ogle County

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

City Name Population Title
Buffalo Grove 40,161 Village in Illinois, United States of America
Flagg 12,745 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rochelle 8,975 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Byron 3,650 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Oregon 3,449 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Mount Morris 2,776 Village in Illinois
Davis Junction 2,344 City in Illinois, United States of America
Polo 2,158 Town in Illinois, USA
Honey Creek 1,437 Township in Adams County, Illinois
Hillcrest 1,216 City in Illinois, United States of America
Stillman Valley 1,043 Valley in Texas, United States of America
White Rock 684 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Grand Detour 652 Census-designated place in Illinois, USA
Creston 642 City in Illinois, United States of America
Maryland 500 Township of Illinois
Monroe Center 429 City in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Forreston distances to largest Illinois cities