Forsyth is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,782, it is the 392nd largest city in Illinois and the 7804th largest city in the United States. Forsyth is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,734 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Forsyth has a population density of 1,217 people per square mile.
The average household income in Forsyth is $123,154 with a poverty rate of 9.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,610 per month, and the median house value is $225,300. The median age in Forsyth is 41.6 years, 38.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forsythwas:
Rate of Home Ownership
Average Family Size
Average Household Size
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.34%.
89.81% of Forsyth residents speak only English, while 10.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.
Overall Poverty Rate
Male Poverty Rate
Female Poverty Rate
The race most likely to be in poverty in Forsyth is White, with 10.23% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Forsyth 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 1.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.
Number of Veterans
Veteran Poverty Rate
Veteran Disability Rate
Labor Force Participation
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Forsyth
94.99% of Forsyth residents were born in the United States, with 72.63% having been born in Illinois. 2.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.