Forreston, Illinois Population 2022

1,433
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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.

Forreston Demographics

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

  • White: 93.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forreston, Illinois is 1,433 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,435.

Forreston, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,30593.75%
Black or African American231.65%
Asian20.14%
Some Other Race110.79%
Two or More Races513.66%
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Forreston Population by Race

Forreston Population Pyramid 2022

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Forreston Median Age

37.1


Total

34.7


Male

42.3


Female

Forreston Adults

There are 1,000 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Forreston.

Forreston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Forreston Sex Ratio

Female

633

45.47%

Male

759

54.53%

Forreston Population by Age

Forreston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forreston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male82.6%17.4%
Married78%22%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family68.9%31.1%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forreston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5652.4675.2
Married2863.3578
Male463.1582.6
Female112.82100
Non Family2221.1668.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Forreston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.28%
9th to 12th Grade677.27%
High School Graduate37140.24%
Some College24726.79%
Associates Degree919.87%
Bachelors Degree889.54%
Graduate Degree374.01%
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Forreston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forreston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races551
White871794124
Black88
Hispanic3827
Other Race11

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%.

Forreston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,239$47,125$31,176
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,125$51,346$26,667
Some College$43,512$44,464$31,667
Bachelors Degree$61,563$72,813$43,750
Graduate Degree$81,000$$81,500

$44,239

Average Earnings

$47,125

Average Male

$31,176

Average Female

Forreston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forreston Language by Age

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Forreston Language

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.

Forreston Language

Forreston Poverty by Race

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8.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forreston

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%.

Forreston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
High School7.55%
Some College13.61%
Bachelors or Greater10.40%

Forreston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.37%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forreston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forreston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,668$64,945
Families$68,036$79,773
Married Families$78,690-
Non Families$41,429$41,664
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Income by Household Type

Forreston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Forreston Married by Age and Sex

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Forreston Marriage

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

Forreston Marital Status by Race

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Forreston Marital Status

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124

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War8
Vietnam23
Korea7
World War II4

Forreston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 5432
55 to 6416
65 to 7427
75+21

Forreston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11411.69%
Black8100.00%
2+ Races233.33%
Hispanic37.89%

Forreston Veterans by Race

Forreston Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forreston Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Forreston Employment by Age

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Forreston Employment by Race

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Forreston 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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75.43%

Born in Forreston

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Forreston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4460.00%
20111,445-1-0.07%
20121,444-1-0.07%
20131,443-1-0.07%
20141,442-1-0.07%
20151,441-1-0.07%
20161,440-1-0.07%
20171,439-1-0.07%
20181,438-1-0.07%
20191,437-1-0.07%
20201,435-2-0.14%
20211,434-1-0.07%
20221,433-1-0.07%

Forreston Population by Year