Forsyth, IL Population

Population: 2,434. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,762 (+13.5% change)
Males: 1,192 (49.0%), Females: 1,242 (51.0%)

Macon County

Zip code: 62535

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $69,000
Median house value: $145,400

Races in Forsyth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), English (16.4%), Irish (13.8%), United States (8.3%), French (3.9%), Italian (3.5%).

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Forsyth

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forsyth village

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +724 (+42.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Forsyth:

  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; CLINTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forsyth:

  • DECATUR (about 10 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 38 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 49 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forsyth:

  • PIATT COUNTY (about 29 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 31 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 37 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forsyth:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 47 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
Public primary/middle school in Forsyth:

  • FORSYTH GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 137 GRANT ST; Grades: KG – 04)

Libraries

Library in Forsyth:

  • FORSYTH P.L. (Operating income: $213,359; Location: 268 S. ELWOOD STREET; 25,638 books; 620 audio materials; 654 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)

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