Forrest, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,159 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 559  (48.2%)
Females: 600  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61741.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,452 (it was $40,677 in 2000)
Forrest:

$61,452
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,906 (it was $17,707 in 2000)

Forrest village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,095 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Forrest:

$100,095
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,900; detached houses: $145,840; townhouses or other attached units: $125,659; in 2-unit structures: $216,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,178; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,156; mobile homes: $32,686

Median gross rent in 2017: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forrest: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forrest, IL (2010)
    • 1,13593.0%White alone
    • 756.1%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Other race alone

Races in Forrest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Forrest, Illinois as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forrest is 539 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (34.0%), American (28.5%), Irish (10.6%), English (6.5%), Polish (2.1%), Hungarian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/30/1874

Elevation: 688 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,851 people per square mile   (low).

Forrest, Illinois map

27 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This village:

2.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,601 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,121 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (35.5 miles , pop. 64,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (84.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fairbury, IL (2.3 miles ),
Chatsworth, IL (2.5 miles ),
Strawn, IL (2.6 miles),
Saunemin, IL (3.1 miles ),
Sibley, IL (3.4 miles ),
Cullom, IL (3.4 miles ),
Piper City, IL (3.4 miles ),
Anchor, IL (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 88.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Distribution of median household income in Forrest, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forrest, IL in 2017
Forrest satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $152,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Forrest, IL residents
Average permit cost in Forrest, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in Forrest, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Machinery (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Forrest, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)

Average climate in Forrest, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Forrest, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Forrest-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/7/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Forrest village center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forrest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.4 miles away from Forrest center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from Forrest center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from Forrest center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Livingston County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forrest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Forrest:

  • PIPER CITY REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PIPER CITY, IL)
  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF PONTIAC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • EVENGLOW LODGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • FMC - PONTIAC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)
  • FRANCISCAN HOSPICE OF CENTRAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PONTIAC, IL)

Amtrak station near Forrest:

  • 15 miles: PONTIAC (721 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forrest:

  • Illinois State University (about 35 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 36 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 36 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 38 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 40 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Parkland College (about 44 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 46 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forrest:

See full list of schools located in Forrest

Library in Forrest:

  • FORREST PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $112,346; Location: 301 WEST JAMES STREET; 20,577 books; 615 audio materials; 957 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Forrest - Strawn - Wing Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Jan Bach - Composer, Ed Walker - Radio personality.

Livingston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Forrest (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Forrest: First State Bank Of Forrest at 133 East Krack Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $124.4 mil, Deposits: $107.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Forrest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bluestem National Bank: Forrest Branch at 500 South Center Street, branch established on 1941/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.0 mil, Deposits: $77.8 mil, headquarters in Fairbury, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bluestem Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Forrest:

Marital status in Forrest, IL
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Forrest:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forrest
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forrest, IL (based on Livingston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,73335
Evangelical Protestant4,72427
Catholic4,56410
Other2492
None19,680-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Livingston County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Livingston County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Forrest:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forrest:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forrest:

32.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forrest, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$4,190$50,2800$0
Water Supply 1$2,938$35,2560$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,740$32,8807$1,208
Streets and Highways 1$5,660$67,9200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$135
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$342
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 4$15,528$46,58410$1,985

Forrest government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $176,000 ($151.86)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($122.52)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($86.28)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($75.06)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($66.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($45.73)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($14.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($5.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $39,000 ($33.65)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($26.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.73)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $202,000 ($174.29)

Forrest government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $103,000 ($88.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($56.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($2.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($58.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($19.84)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($6.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($83.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $281,000 ($242.45)
    Highways: $30,000 ($25.88)
    Other: $6,000 ($5.18)
  • Tax - Property: $139,000 ($119.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $84,000 ($72.48)
    Other License: $6,000 ($5.18)

Forrest government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $337,000 ($290.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $337,000 ($290.77)

Forrest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $874,000 ($754.10)

4.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McLean County, IL  0.76% ($29,771 average AGI)
from La Salle County, IL  0.63% ($37,143)
from Grundy County, IL  0.33% ($43,854)


5.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLean County, IL  1.07% ($38,303 average AGI)
to La Salle County, IL  0.70% ($31,608)
to Will County, IL  0.28% ($43,175)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forrest:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forrest:

  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; LEXINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJHV-LP (95.1 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: FAITH FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forrest:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)

Forrest fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 2000 01:45 PM, Francis St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.3mTotal length
  • 21,610Total average daily traffic
  • 4,751Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,987Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Forrest, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forrest, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forrest)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • On Il47 N Edge (Lat: 40.758361 Lon: -88.402833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPFZ652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/09/2024, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 4 Mi N 1.5 Mi W (Lat: 40.802806 Lon: -88.405611), Call Sign: KQN205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Certifier: Paul E Harms, Registrant: 25627e. 1200 North Rd., Forrest, IL 61741, Phone: (815) 832-5558
  • 109 N Center St (Lat: 40.737500 Lon: -88.418056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 29 m, Call Sign: WPTG726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2001, Expiration Date: 09/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2011, Certifier: Richard Sanders, Registrant: Haney Communications, 31631 E Us Hwy 24, Chenoa, IL 61726, Phone: (815) 945-7412
  • FARMSTEAD, 25629 E. 1300 North Rd. (Lat: 40.817639 Lon: -88.439750), Call Sign: WQWM975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.495 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2015, Expiration Date: 10/07/2025, Certifier: Doug Stephens, Registrant: Haney Communications, 31631 E. 3100 North Rd., Chenoa, IL 61726, Phone: (815) 945-7412, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AC9W, Licensee ID: L01391344, Grant Date: 04/07/2018, Expiration Date: 06/08/2028, Registrant: Robert L Mayo, 318 E Bullard, Forrest, IL 61741-0095
  • Call Sign: KB9DYW, Licensee ID: L00214641, Grant Date: 03/04/2000, Expiration Date: 03/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2012, Registrant: Scott M Blunier, 101 W North St, Forrest, IL 61741
  • Call Sign: KB9ECL, Licensee ID: L00208466, Grant Date: 03/04/2000, Expiration Date: 03/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2012, Registrant: Aldine R Blunier, 101 W North St, Forrest, IL 61741

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TAMPICO TB 9C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3040X , Serial Number: 1503, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey E Kamrath, 26931 E 1300 North Rd, Forrest, IL 61741

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2005, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forrest, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.2%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forrest, IL
    • 15153.2%Structure Fires
    • 10737.7%Outside Fires
    • 196.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forrest, IL
Most common first names in Forrest, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1773.6 years
Mary1273.1 years
James963.6 years
George878.5 years
Edward781.1 years
John779.7 years
Helen682.8 years
Betty668.3 years
Donald673.5 years
Fred683.3 years
Most common last names in Forrest, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Honegger1683.3 years
Rieger1379.0 years
Metz1284.7 years
Haab786.7 years
Fellers776.2 years
Yoder677.4 years
Bryant681.7 years
Harms682.3 years
Kaisner578.6 years
Bach588.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forrest, IL
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forrest, IL
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 4.0%No fuel used


Forrest compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.