Forest Lake, Illinois Population 2022

1,808
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Forest Lake is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,808, it is the 518th largest city in Illinois and the 11489th largest city in the United States. Forest Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.67% annually and its population has increased by 1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,784 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Forest Lake has a population density of 5,143 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forest Lake is $112,158 with a poverty rate of 3.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $303,800. The median age in Forest Lake is 42.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Forest Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forest Lakewas:

  • White: 77.48%
  • Other race: 14.78%
  • Black or African American: 5.42%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Forest Lake, Illinois is 1,808 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,784.

Forest Lake, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00177.48%
Black or African American705.42%
Asian302.32%
Some Other Race19114.78%
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Forest Lake Population by Race

Forest Lake Population Pyramid 2022

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Forest Lake Median Age

49.8


Total

42.4


Male

55.2


Female

Forest Lake Adults

There are 1,036 adults, (102 of whom are seniors) in Forest Lake.

Forest Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Lake Sex Ratio

Female

671

51.93%

Male

621

48.07%

Forest Lake Population by Age

Forest Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forest Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Non Family100%0%
All96%4%
Female74.4%25.6%
Male0%0%

96.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5292.4496
Married3382.69100
Male00
Female822.6674.4
Non Family1091.51100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Forest Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21422.57%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate18319.30%
Some College15516.35%
Associates Degree596.22%
Bachelors Degree22423.63%
Graduate Degree11311.92%
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Forest Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White683683324
Asian303013
Hispanic23521
Other Race191

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.44%.

Forest Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,181$58,438$27,270
Less Than 9th Grade$27,079$$
High School Graduate$19,883$56,528$18,867
Some College$65,368$44,226$83,750
Bachelors Degree$90,707$130,417$53,571
Graduate Degree$64,637$$67,625

$51,181

Average Earnings

$58,438

Average Male

$27,270

Average Female

Forest Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Lake Language by Age

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Forest Lake Language

80.74% of Forest Lake residents speak only English, while 19.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.00% of the population.

Forest Lake Language

Forest Lake Poverty by Race

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3.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

5.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Lake is White, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Lake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.37%.

Forest Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School0.00%
Some College18.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Forest Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forest Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,232$102,515
Families$105,588$109,685
Married Families$105,441-
Non Families$72,566$74,885
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Income by Household Type

Forest Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Forest Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Forest Lake Marital Status by Race

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Forest Lake Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War36
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Forest Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5436
55 to 6417
65 to 74
75+

Forest Lake Veterans by Age

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Forest Lake Veterans by Race

Forest Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Lake Veterans by Education

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88.2%

Labor Force Participation

82.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Lake Employment by Age

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Forest Lake Employment by Race

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Forest Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.97%

Born in Forest Lake

80.80%

Native Born

19.20%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

17.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.80% of Forest Lake residents were born in the United States, with 57.97% having been born in Illinois. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6590.00%
20111,671120.72%
20121,683120.72%
20131,695120.71%
20141,707120.71%
20151,719120.70%
20161,731120.70%
20171,743120.69%
20181,755120.69%
20191,767120.68%
20201,784170.96%
20211,796120.67%
20221,808120.67%

Forest Lake Population by Year