Forsyth is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,592 people and just one neighborhood, Forsyth is the 396th largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Forsyth real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Forsyth house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Forsyth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (14.80%), healthcare (10.86%) and office and administrative support (10.38%).
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
In addition, Forsyth is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Forsyth is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Forsyth a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Forsyth has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Forsyth’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.