Forreston is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,433, it is the 580th largest city in Illinois and the 12839th largest city in the United States. Forreston is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,435 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Forreston has a population density of 1,519 people per square mile.
The average household income in Forreston is $70,679 with a poverty rate of 8.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $97,000. The median age in Forreston is 35.8 years, 33.2 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forrestonwas:
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 20.00%.
93.73% of Forreston residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Forreston is White, with 9.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Forreston 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 9.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.19%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Forreston
98.71% of Forreston residents were born in the United States, with 75.43% having been born in Illinois. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.