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Income/capita 56%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 61%
IndexForsythIllinoisNational
Income per capita$46,680$31,502$29,829
Median household income$76,579$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,024$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$63,194$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,396$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level1.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Forsyth is 56% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Forsyth is 38% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Forsyth is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Forsyth is 92% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $51,047$76,579$153,158
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Forsyth median earnings by income bracket

      Forsyth employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.0%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services5.7%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%4.3%
      Public administration5.3%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.4%
      Education, health & social services15.2%48.3%
      Other14.9%18.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Long Creek, IL1,508$80,85946%
      Boody, IL259$77,03139%
      Chestnut, IL134$70,31327%
      Mount Zion, IL5,894$66,12520%
      LaPlace, IL161$63,47215%
      Forsyth, IL3,421$76,57938%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sharpsburg, PA3,421$32,43141%
      Justin, TX3,422$77,81341%
      Gibson City, IL3,423$42,28124%
      Story City, IA3,423$53,8933%
      Pine Lawn, MO3,423$28,57348%
      Forsyth, IL3,421$76,57938%
      Source: The Forsyth, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).