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Population in 2012: 1,421 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 

Males: 706  (49.7%)
Females: 715  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61030.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,178 (it was $36,554 in 2000)
Forreston:

$41,178
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,541

Forreston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,145 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Forreston:

$89,145
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,367; Detached houses: $133,069; In 2-unit structures: $134,255; Mobile homes: $14,419

Median gross rent in 2012: $593.

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  • White alone - 1,391 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forreston: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (41.6%), Irish (14.6%), United States (12.6%), English (3.7%), Dutch (2.9%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/05/1888

Elevation: 937 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,710 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Forreston:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forreston village:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

22 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Forreston, Illinois as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forreston to the number of sex offenders is 711 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,312 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,214 (2.2%)

Forreston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (28.0 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (66.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (99.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Adeline, IL (2.2 miles) , German Valley, IL (2.8 miles ), Shannon, IL (2.9 miles ), Leaf River, IL (3.0 miles ), Mount Morris, IL (3.0 miles ), Polo, IL (3.1 miles ), Freeport, IL (3.4 miles ), Ridott, IL (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $395,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code: 815

Forreston household income distribution Forreston home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+7.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Forreston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Forreston village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forreston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from Forreston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ogle County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forreston topographic map

Birthplace of: Mary Frances Winston Newson - Mathematician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forreston:

  • PINECREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, IL)
  • STEPHENSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • POLO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; POLO, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Forreston, IL

Operable nuclear power plants near Forreston:

  • 17 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forreston:

  • Rock Valley College (about 33 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,903)
  • Ashford University (about 38 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 39 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 44 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 62 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 62 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • McHenry County College (about 63 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)

Public high school in Forreston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Forreston:

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Library in Forreston:

  • FORRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,899; Location: 204 FIRST AVENUE; 15,642 books; 516 audio materials; 1,078 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Forreston: Forreston City Hall (A), Forreston Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Ogle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forreston, IL

Forreston compared to Illinois state average:

Forreston, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in Forreston (2011 data):

  • Forreston State Bank: at 200 Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $94.8 mil, Deposits: $82.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: High Point Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Forreston travel time to work - commute


Forreston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Forreston village (based on Ogle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.68%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents30.5%14.5%14.0%5.9%4.8%
Congregations5.5%12.3%16.4%8.2%2.7%
NameReformed Church in AmericaNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.1%3.1%3.1%17.3%
Congregations5.5%4.1%1.4%1.4%42.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Ogle County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ogle County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
State:

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

11.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$321
Other Government Administration 1$2,626$31,5127$753
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,107
Streets and Highways 1$3,669$44,0280$0
Sewerage 1$3,126$37,5120$0
Water Supply 1$3,126$37,5120$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,636
Totals for Government 4$12,547$37,64115$3,817

Forreston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $28,000 ($19.70)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($9.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($4.93)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $326,000 ($229.42)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($105.56)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($83.04)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($53.48)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($52.78)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($21.11)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($21.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($10.56)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($8.44)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($9.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $57,000 ($40.11)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($7.74)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $184,000 ($129.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.93)

Forreston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $162,000 ($114.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($21.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($21.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($15.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($71.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $167,000 ($117.52)
    All Other: $62,000 ($43.63)
    Highways: $60,000 ($42.22)
  • Tax - Property: $131,000 ($92.19)
    NEC: $9,000 ($6.33)

Forreston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($80.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $235,000 ($165.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($147.78)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($66.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($17.59)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($14.07)

Forreston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($25.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $928,000 ($653.06)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($5.63)

6.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Winnebago County, IL  1.27% ($44,646 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IL  1.06% ($42,005)
from Lee County, IL  0.52% ($33,870)


6.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.46% ($38,233 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.68% ($36,879)
to Lee County, IL  0.65% ($30,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forreston:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forreston:

  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Forreston:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)

Forreston fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 1990 06:22 PM, Locust, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Walnut St @ N City Limits (Lat: 42.134444 Lon: -89.582778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 94 m, Call Sign: WNYA541
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 06/23/2023
    Registrant: Mutual Aid Box Alarm Communications, 409 W. Nippersink Road, Round Lake, IL 60073, Phone: (847) 546-6001, Fax: (847) 546-0758, Email:
  • 707 N Walnut (Lat: 42.133361 Lon: -89.583444), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPBS687
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1400 MHz, 47.1800 MHz, 47.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • Walnut St At North Village Limits (Lat: 42.134472 Lon: -89.582889), Call Sign: KNJR568
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.5000 MHz, 42.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2004, Expiration Date: 09/12/2014
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 8535 W Rt 26 (Lat: 42.134472 Lon: -89.582889), Call Sign: WNVK588, Licensee ID: L00062943
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2010, Expiration Date: 02/06/2021
    Registrant: County Of Ogle, 103 Jefferson, Oregon, IL 61061, Phone: (815) 732-2136
  • 1.5 Mi E Of Harper 17280 W Harper Rd (Lat: 42.208361 Lon: -89.516778), Call Sign: KNCK765
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2022
    Registrant: Mobile Electronics, Inc., Forreston, IL 61030, Phone: (815) 938-2586, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • SOUTH ADELINE, Columbine Road, 0.4 Mi N Of West Grove Road (Lat: 42.105556 Lon: -89.531667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WPOT295
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/09/2019, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • FORRESTON, 7495 N. Columbine Rd (Lat: 42.120833 Lon: -89.534444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.9 m, Call Sign: WPZV474
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/23/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • FORRESTON, Lat: 42.125694 Lon: -89.578000, Call Sign: WQJG742
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: Carol Gagliardi
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • FORRESTON WT, E Willow St & Cedar Ave (Lat: 42.120556 Lon: -89.575278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPE796
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/25/2022, Certifier: Brad D Middleton
    Registrant: T6 Wireless, Inc., 1890 Chrysler Dr, Belvidere, IL 61008, Phone: (815) 547-3885, Fax: (815) 380-6500, Email:
  • CH72XC012, 7495 N Columbunie Rd (Lat: 42.120806 Lon: -89.534583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.2 m, Overall height: 125.9 m, Call Sign: WQPU327
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Walnut St N Village Limit (Lat: 42.134444 Lon: -89.582889), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KJV94
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.000 MHz, 6770.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K9DUG
    Grant Date: 03/29/1994, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2006
    Registrant: Carroll M Cooley, 411 South Walnut St, Forreston, IL 61030
  • Call Sign: K9EYI, Licensee ID: L01174330
    Grant Date: 09/06/2006, Expiration Date: 11/27/2016
    Registrant: Michael K Meyers, 13320 W Springdale Rd, Forreston, IL 61030-9503
  • Call Sign: KA9ZSL
    Grant Date: 12/08/1987, Expiration Date: 12/08/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999
    Registrant: Irwin J Rysdam, Box 545, Forreston, IL 61030
  • Call Sign: WB9VEG, Licensee ID: L01140081
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 09/11/2016
    Registrant: Eric C Welch, 7289 Columbine Rd, Forreston, IL 61030
  • Call Sign: KC9RMG, Licensee ID: L01503763
    Grant Date: 02/22/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2020, Certifier: Erik E Cavazos Jr
    Registrant: Erik E Cavazos Jr, 7067 N Mile Rd, Forreston, IL 61030-9221

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ 44 SERIES (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 252JK , Serial Number: 525-0166, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Kaney Citation LLC, 14347 W Coffman Rd, Forreston, IL 61030
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-105 SPECIAL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 329T , Serial Number: 18-2443, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): E James Kaney, 14347 W Coffman Rd, Forreston, IL 61030



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9608.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Forreston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forreston, IL

Most common first names in Forreston, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2278.5 years
Robert1971.4 years
George1479.2 years
Donald1271.5 years
William1178.3 years
Edward1181.0 years
Henry1081.1 years
Clarence1081.5 years
Margaret981.5 years
Dorothy977.2 years
Most common last names in Forreston, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Swalve1480.6 years
Ratmeyer1387.4 years
Greenfield1278.6 years
Timmer979.7 years
Alberts980.1 years
Ludewig981.7 years
Dewall987.1 years
Stukenberg982.7 years
Kaney879.1 years
Wubbena875.7 years

Forreston on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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