Forrest is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,193 people and just one neighborhood, Forrest is the 599th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Forrest is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.99% of the Forrest workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Forrest is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Forrest who work in office and administrative support (17.65%), sales jobs (9.17%) and food service (7.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small village, Forrest does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.