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People

Total Population 3,493
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,581
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 68.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.6%
Median Earnings25+ $53,650
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,591

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,891
% Above Poverty Level 98.2%
% Below Poverty Level 1.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,303
Median House Value $214,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 19%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Forsyth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62535
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.932
Longitude -88.951

Forsyth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DECATUR
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station TUSCOLA
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Argenta 958 $70,865
Decatur 74,654 $50,503

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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