Forreston, Illinois Population 2021

1,333
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Forreston is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,333, it is the 577th largest city in Illinois and the 9163rd largest city in the United States . Forreston is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -7.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,446 in 2010. Forreston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Forreston has a population density of 1,413 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forreston is $70,679 with a poverty rate of 10.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $96,000. 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: 96.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Forreston, Illinois is 1,333 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,341.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,446.

Forreston, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,50096.84%
Two or More Races251.61%
Black or African American181.16%
Asian60.39%
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Forreston Population by Race

Forreston Population Pyramid $2021

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Forreston Median Age

35.8


Total

33.2


Male

37.4


Female

Forreston Adults

There are 1,082 adults, (242 of whom are seniors) in Forreston.

Forreston Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forreston Sex Ratio

Female

743

47.97%

Male

806

52.03%

Forreston Population by Age

Forreston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forreston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.2%62.8%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
All69.7%30.3%
Married78.7%21.3%
Male81.1%18.9%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forreston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6342.4469.7
Married3243.1978.7
Non Family2141.1859.8
Male532.5381.1
Female433.0537.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Forreston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.58%
9th to 12th Grade585.72%
High School Graduate39438.86%
Some College30930.47%
Associates Degree10610.45%
Bachelors Degree838.19%
Graduate Degree484.73%
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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
White965891131
Hispanic2929
Black1818
2+ Races22

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 white people with a rate of 13.58%.

Forreston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,438$49,500$37,143
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$43,438$55,268$22,054
Some College$42,639$43,194$36,250
Bachelors Degree$62,917$67,500$58,750
Graduate Degree$82,000$101,875$81,250

$44,438

Average Earnings

$49,500

Average Male

$37,143

Average Female

Forreston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forreston Language by Age

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Forreston Language

92.70% of Forreston residents speak only English, while 7.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.61% of the population.

Forreston Language

Forreston Poverty by Race

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10.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forreston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forreston is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forreston is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.38%.

Forreston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.22%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater9.92%
High School8.12%

Forreston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed2.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Forreston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forreston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,559$70,679
Families$65,000$88,434
Married Families$79,706-
Non Families$30,167$33,642
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Income by Household Type

Forreston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

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 35-44, 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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145

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War59
Vietnam23
First Gulf War18
Korea9
World War II5

Forreston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5445
18 to 3439
65 to 7430
75+23
55 to 648

Forreston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12511.79%
Black18100.00%
Hispanic49.76%
2+ Races250.00%

Forreston Veterans by Race

Forreston Veterans by Education

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5.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forreston Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

1%

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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75.53%

Born in Forreston

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Forreston residents were born in the United States, with 75.53% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Forreston Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,333-4-0.30%
20201,337-4-0.30%
20191,341-4-0.30%
20181,345-10-0.74%
20171,355-7-0.51%
20161,362-11-0.80%
20151,373-12-0.87%
20141,385-11-0.79%
20131,396-16-1.13%
20121,412-8-0.56%
20111,420-16-1.11%
20101,4360.00%

Forreston Population by Year