Forestville is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 417 people and just one neighborhood, Forestville is the 451st largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Forestville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Forestville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.63% of the Forestville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Forestville is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forestville who work in office and administrative support (14.57%), food service (12.55%) and management occupations (10.12%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Forestville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Forestville 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. Forestville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Forestville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Forestville may be for you.
As is often the case in a small village, Forestville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.