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Demographics

People

Total Population3,421
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens22.2%
Employed Population 16+1,468
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married70.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.4%
Median Earnings25+$52,835
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,406

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,366
% Above Poverty Level98.8%
% Below Poverty Level1.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,535
Median House Value$213,500

Ancestry

German27%
Irish22.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22%
English11.3%
Italian4.6%
Polish3.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Norwegian1.9%
Arab1.6%
Scottish1.3%
Australian1.3%
African1.3%
Ghanaian1.3%
Swedish0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Basque0.1%
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Forsyth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes62535
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.92
Approximate Longitude-88.95

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)

StationDECATUR
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationTUSCOLA
Distance36.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Argenta1,125$67,857
Decatur74,063$50,176
Latham297$56,250
Maroa1,724$64,583
Oreana848$52,422

Forsyth Public Libraries

Forsyth Public Library
268 SOUTH ELWOOD STREET
Forsyth, Illinois
(217) 877-8174

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