Forest View is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 697 people and just one neighborhood, Forest View is the 702nd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Forest View is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Forest View is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Forest View who work in office and administrative support (18.26%), sales jobs (16.57%) and personal care services (9.27%).
Also of interest is that Forest View has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Forest View has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Forest View has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Forest View than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Forest View may be for you.
One downside of living in Forest View is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Forest View, the average commute to work is 32.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small village, Forest View has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.