Forsyth, IL

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Forsyth Profile


Overview

Forsyth is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,479 people and just one neighborhood, Forsyth is the 396th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Forsyth is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Forsyth is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forsyth who work in management occupations (17.25%), sales jobs (9.95%), and healthcare (9.25%).

Also of interest is that Forsyth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Forsyth is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Forsyth really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Forsyth perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

As is often the case in a small village, Forsyth doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Forsyth Demographics

If knowledge is power, Forsyth is a pretty powerful place. 53.41% of the adults in Forsyth have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Forsyth in 2018 was $46,744, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,976 for a family of four.

Forsyth is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Forsyth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forsyth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Forsyth include German, Irish, English, Scandinavian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Forsyth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Forsyth, IL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Argenta-Oreana Elementary School
400 W South St
Oreana, IL 62554
PK-05
Argenta-Oreana High School
Po Box 469
Argenta, IL 62501
09-12
Argenta-Oreana Middle School
Po Box 439
Argenta, IL 62501
06-08
Maroa-Forsyth Grade School
Po Box 738
Maroa, IL 61756
PK-05
Maroa-Forsyth Middle School
Po Box 738
Maroa, IL 61756
06-08
Maroa-Forsyth Senior High School
610 W Washington St
Maroa, IL 61756
09-12
Warrensburg-Latham Elem School
100 N West St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
PK-05
Warrensburg-Latham High School
427 W North St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
09-12
Warrensburg-Latham Middle School
425 W North St
Warrensburg, IL 62573
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MAROA FORSYTH CUSD 2


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.4% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.8% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 2.0%

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WARRENSBURG-LATHAM CUSD 11


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.2% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.5% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 2.0%

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