Forest City, Illinois

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Forest City
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Mason
Elevation 493 ft (150 m)
Coordinates 40°22′12″N 89°49′46″W / 40.37000°N 89.82944°W / 40.37000; -89.82944Coordinates: 40°22′12″N 89°49′46″W / 40.37000°N 89.82944°W / 40.37000; -89.82944
Area 0.52 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.52 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 287 (2000)
Density 547.8/sq mi (212/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61532
Area code 309
Location of Forest City within Illinois
Location of Forest City within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Forest City, Illinois

Forest City is a village in Mason County, Illinois, United States. The population was 287 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Forest City is located at 40°22′12″N 89°49′46″W / 40.37000°N 89.82944°W / 40.37000; -89.82944 (40.370103, -89.829504).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Forest City has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 182
1900 309
1910 306 −1.0%
1920 314 2.6%
1930 269 −14.3%
1940 240 −10.8%
1950 278 15.8%
1960 249 −10.4%
1970 301 20.9%
1980 298 −1.0%
1990 321 7.7%
2000 287 −10.6%
2010 246 −14.3%
Est. 2015 232 [3] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 287 people, 101 households, and 81 families residing in the village. The population density was 547.8 people per square mile (213.1/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 200.4 per square mile (78.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.61% White, 1.05% Native American, and 0.35% from two or more races.

There were 101 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.3% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 114.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,855. About 4.3% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.