Forest View, Illinois Population 2024

744

Forest View is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Forest View has a 2024 population of 744. Forest View is currently declining at a rate of -1.59% annually and its population has decreased by -5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 791 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest View is $111,220 with a poverty rate of 2.13%. The median age in Forest View is 34.9 years: 32.5 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Forest View Demographics

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

  • White: 83.3%
  • Other race: 9.93%
  • Two or more races: 5.1%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
636.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.94% (-47)
The current population of Forest View, Illinois is 744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 791.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89883.3%
Other race1079.93%
Two or more races555.1%
Native American121.11%
Asian40.37%
Black or African American20.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest View Population by Race

Forest View Population Pyramid 2024

Forest View Median Age

34.9

Total

32.5

Male

40.5

Female

Forest View Adults

There are 732 adults, (181 of whom are seniors) in Forest View.

Forest View Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest View Sex Ratio

Female51147.4%
Male56752.6%

Forest View Population by Age

Forest View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3083.595.84.2
Married2024.131000
Non Family681.1583.816.2
Female344.4494.15.9
Male43.51000

4.15

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

95.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest View Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade365.19%
Associates Degree9513.71%
Bachelors Degree8311.98%
Graduate Degree314.47%
High School Graduate20129%
Less Than 9th Grade223.17%
Some College22532.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest View Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest View Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White44542887
Hispanic23919822
Other Race53423
2+ Races36305
Native American633
Asian444
Black220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Forest View Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,500$113,068$56,484
Graduate Degree$58,750$56,125$76,071
High School Graduate$41,176$41,324$0
Less Than 9th Grade$46,406$44,375$0
Overall$51,618$54,107$46,893
Some College$47,315$55,147$45,278

$51,618

Average Earnings

$54,107

Average Male

$46,893

Average Female

Forest View Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest View Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest View Language

75.73% of Forest View residents speak only English, while 24.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.28% of the population.

Forest View Language

Forest View Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White536234.29%

2.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.76%

Male Poverty Rate

2.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest View

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest View is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest View is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.01%.

Forest View Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.9%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
Some College0.31%

Forest View Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.43%
Male Employed1.07%
Female Employed0.93%
Female Unemployed0%

Forest View Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest View Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,167$121,477
Households$104,091$111,220
Married Families$127,292$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,167$74,434

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest View Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest View Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest View Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Forest View Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest View Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam33
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Forest View Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7418
75+12
55 to 6410
18 to 340
35 to 540

Forest View Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White406.45%

Forest View Veterans by Race

Forest View Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest View Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Forest View Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest View Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest View Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.53%

Born in Forest View

91.47%

Native Born

8.53%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

3.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.47% of Forest View residents were born in the United States, with 85.53% having been born in Illinois. 4.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest View Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029686-11-1.58%
2028697-12-1.69%
2027709-12-1.66%
2026721-11-1.5%
2025732-12-1.61%
2024744-12-1.59%
2023756-7-0.92%
2022763-12-1.55%
2021775-16-2.02%
202079112618.95%
2019665-7-1.04%
2018672-8-1.18%
2017680-5-0.73%
2016685-7-1.01%
2015692-5-0.72%
2014697-2-0.29%
2013699-3-0.43%
201270230.43%
201169900%
201069900%

Forest View Population by Year