Forreston employment information

Income per capita$21,009$30,019$28,555
Median household income$41,759$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,547$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,521$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$32,888$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,029$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate11.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forreston is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forreston is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forreston is 96% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forreston is 20% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Forreston median earnings by income bracket

Forreston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector19.7%5.9%
Financial & insurance services2.0%10.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.4%23.7%
Public administration3.8%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%1.1%
Education, health & social services5.6%34.1%

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Pearl City, IL940$52,2502%
Adeline, IL72$50,0007%
Forreston, IL1,657$41,75922%

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Clinton, LA1,657$38,54228%
Schoolcraft, MI1,657$40,33725%
Ball Ground, GA1,657$67,32126%
Lewisport, KY1,656$45,86214%
Prairie City, IA1,656$60,41713%
Forreston, IL1,657$41,75922%
Source: The Forreston, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.