Forest City demographics profile

StatisticForest CityIllinoisNational
Population22512,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)43022291
Median age41.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%44%43%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%
Forest City, IL has a population of 225 and is the 23,931st largest city in the United States. The population density is 430 per sq mi which is 94% higher than the Illinois average and 375% higher than the national average. The median age in Forest City is 42 which is approximately 12% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Forest City, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 87% of Forest City residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Forest City is 94% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Forest City is 12% higher than Illinois.
  • In Forest City 99.11% of the population is White.
  • In Forest City 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Forest City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Forest City population breakdown by race

RaceForest CityIllinoisNational
White99.11%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.89%5.86%4.75%
In Forest City, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Forest City, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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