Forest View, IL

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Population

858

9.58% growth

Median Age

42.8


Median Household Income

$61,094

5.37% growth

Poverty Rate

0.932%


Number of Employees

390

8.03% growth

Median Property Value

$167,200

2.14% growth

About

In 2017, Forest View, IL had a population of 858 people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $61,094. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forest View, IL grew from 783 to 858, a 9.58% increase and its median household income grew from $57,981 to $61,094, a 5.37% increase.

The population of Forest View, IL is 51.6% White Alone, 46.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.17% Asian Alone. 30.4% of the people in Forest View, IL speak a non-English language, and 93.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Forest View, IL is $167,200, and the homeownership rate is 87.2%. Most people in Forest View, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Forest View, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Forest View, IL employs 390 people. The largest industries in Forest View, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (41 people), Construction (39 people), and Retail Trade (36 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,167), Public Administration ($73,750), and Information ($54,250).

Median household income in Forest View, IL is $61,094. Males in Forest View, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Forest View, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,094

2017 value

± $8,857

5.37%

1 Year Growth

± 28%

Households in Forest View, IL have a median annual income of $61,094, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,981 in 2016, which represents a 5.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Forest View, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Forest View, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Forest View, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Forest View, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8208

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forest View, IL was Census Tract 8208 with a value of $65,188, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

0.932% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forest View, IL (8 out of 858 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Other

    8 ± 57

  2. Hispanic

    8 ± 57

  3. White

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forest View, IL is Other, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

390

2017 Value

± 83

8.03%

1 Year growth

± 29.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Forest View, IL grew at a rate of 8.03%, from 361 employees to 390 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forest View, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (55 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54 people), and Management Occupations (44 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forest View, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Forest View, IL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (55 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54 people), and Management Occupations (44 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Forest View, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.82 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.12 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Forest View, IL, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($95,375), Management Occupations ($90,000), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($87,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

390

2017 Value

± 83

8.03%

1 Year growth

± 29.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Forest View, IL grew at a rate of 8.03%, from 361 employees to 390 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forest View, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (41 people), Construction (39 people), and Retail Trade (36 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forest View, IL, though some of these residents may live in Forest View, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Forest View, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (41 people), Construction (39 people), and Retail Trade (36 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Forest View, IL has an unusually high number of Information (4.32 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.84 times), and Construction (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Forest View, IL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,167), Public Administration ($73,750), and Information ($54,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.9% of the population of Forest View, IL has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Forest View, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Forest View, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.1%

Uninsured

41.3%

Employer Coverage

19.2%

Medicaid

16.9%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.52%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forest View, IL declined by 32.1% from 14.9% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Forest View, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Forest View, IL is home to a population of 858 people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.5% of Forest View, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Forest View, IL is composed of 443 White Alone residents (51.6%), 397 Hispanic or Latino residents (46.3%), 10 Asian Alone residents (1.17%), 8 Two or More Races residents (0.932%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Forest View, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (174 speakers), Polish (11 speakers), and Other Slavic Languages (6 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.8

60

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Forest View, IL was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Forest View, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Forest View, IL residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 13.5% of Forest View, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forest View, IL was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Forest View, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Forest View, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

93.7%

2017 Citizenship

94.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.7% of Forest View, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Forest View, IL was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    443 ± 103

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    397 ± 164

  3. Asian Alone

    10 ± 10

In 2017, there were 1.12 times more White Alone residents (443 people) in Forest View, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 397 Hispanic or Latino and 10 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Forest View, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    174 speakers (26%)

  2. Polish

    11 speakers (1.65%)

  3. Other Slavic Languages

    6 speakers (0.898%)

30.4% of Forest View, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Forest View, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 26% of the overall population of Forest View, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.65% speak Polish and 0.898% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    30 ± 26

  2. Korea

    5 ± 13

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3 ± 12

Forest View, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Forest View, IL was $167,200 in 2017, which is 0.768 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,700 to $167,200, a 2.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Forest View, IL is 87.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Forest View, IL have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Forest View, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$61,094

Median Household Income

± $8,857

304

Number of Households

± 59

In 2017, the median household income of the 304 households in Forest View, IL grew to $61,094 from the previous year's value of $57,981.

The following chart displays the households in Forest View, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$167,200

2017 Median

± $11,151

$163,700

2016 Median

± $11,596

In 2017, the median property value in Forest View, IL grew to to $167,200 from the previous year's value of $163,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Forest View, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest View, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Forest View, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forest View, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

87.2%

2017 Homeownership

85.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 87.2% of the housing units in Forest View, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Forest View, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Forest View, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Forest View, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forest View, IL have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.22% of the workforce in Forest View, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11.4%

  3. Public Transit

    7.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Forest View, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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