Comparing Forrest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
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|Nearest Medium City||35 miles NE of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||86 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||61741|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||13 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||36.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||15 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||34.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||14 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.13|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||33||2.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,202|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||10.4%|
|French (except Basque)||3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Forrest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Pleasant Ridge (61741)
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Coloma, Michigan||90.6||28%||14.1%||15.6%||19||$46,042||7.3%||3.4%||1,595||8.9%||110.3||0.6%||10|
|2. Ashland, Missouri||81.7||28.1%||15.5%||22.9%||22||$41,136||7.8%||2.7%||1,869||10.3%||46.6||0.4%||5.9|
|3. Vonore, Tennessee||80.7||28.8%||15.1%||13.6%||27||$41,125||7.2%||4.5%||1,162||10.5%||74.9||0.9%||10.3|
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