Forrest, Illinois Population 2022

1,005
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Forrest is a city located in Livingston County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,005, it is the 684th largest city in Illinois and the 14840th largest city in the United States. Forrest is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,041 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Forrest has a population density of 1,557 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forrest is $69,300 with a poverty rate of 9.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $94,100. The median age in Forrest is 38.8 years, 40.1 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Forrest Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forrestwas:

  • White: 94.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.41%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forrest, Illinois is 1,005 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,041.

Forrest, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94094.47%
Black or African American80.80%
Some Other Race232.31%
Two or More Races242.41%
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Forrest Population by Race

Forrest Population Pyramid 2022

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Forrest Median Age

40.2


Total

39.9


Male

42.6


Female

Forrest Adults

There are 793 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Forrest.

Forrest Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forrest Sex Ratio

Female

527

52.96%

Male

468

47.04%

Forrest Population by Age

Forrest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forrest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
Male76.9%23.1%
All67.5%32.5%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family48.1%51.9%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forrest Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4562.1867.5
Married2392.6482.4
Male132.7776.9
Female712.5952.1
Non Family1331.0848.1

2.6

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Forrest Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.09%
9th to 12th Grade476.60%
High School Graduate27438.48%
Some College17124.02%
Associates Degree11315.87%
Bachelors Degree679.41%
Graduate Degree182.53%
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Forrest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forrest Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races22229
White63959476
Black88
Other Race228
Hispanic3511

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.91%.

Forrest Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,344$52,083$35,625
Less Than 9th Grade$22,232$$23,281
High School Graduate$41,125$51,250$22,321
Some College$49,688$67,500$32,344
Bachelors Degree$58,750$41,250$60,489
Graduate Degree$62,500$$66,250

$47,344

Average Earnings

$52,083

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

Forrest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forrest Language by Age

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Forrest Language

97.31% of Forrest residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Forrest Language

Forrest Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9139310.19%
OtherNaN%
Multiple24625.00%

9.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

8.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forrest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forrest is White, with 10.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forrest is Multiple, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

Forrest Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.29%
High School12.77%
Some College2.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Forrest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Employed4.95%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forrest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forrest Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,058$70,620
Families$75,417$82,628
Married Families$87,813-
Non Families$35,536$40,217
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Income by Household Type

Forrest Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Forrest Married by Age and Sex

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Forrest 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 45-54.

Forrest Marital Status by Race

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Forrest Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War2
Vietnam29
Korea3
World War II3

Forrest Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 547
55 to 64
65 to 7426
75+9

Forrest Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White415.54%
Other Race834.78%

Forrest Veterans by Race

Forrest Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forrest Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Forrest Employment by Age

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Forrest Employment by Race

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Forrest 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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80.30%

Born in Forrest

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Forrest residents were born in the United States, with 80.30% having been born in Illinois. 2.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forrest Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,2200.00%
20111,202-18-1.48%
20121,184-18-1.50%
20131,166-18-1.52%
20141,148-18-1.54%
20151,130-18-1.57%
20161,112-18-1.59%
20171,094-18-1.62%
20181,076-18-1.65%
20191,058-18-1.67%
20201,041-17-1.61%
20211,023-18-1.73%
20221,005-18-1.76%

Forrest Population by Year