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Pros

-Small-town atmosphere
-Cost of living and housing
-Stable employment

Cons

-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Low future job growth


What Bert Has To Say About Decatur Metro Area


Decatur forms the bottom point of a 90-mile wide, 40-mile-tall diamond formed by Springfield to the west, Bloomington-Normal to the north, and Champaign-Urbana to the east. Common to the area, agriculture dominates the commercial activity and the local landscape. Agricultural processing giant Archer Daniels Midland has its headquarters in Decatur, and Caterpillar and agricultural processor Tate & Lyle also operate large plants.

Highlights


Small agricultural/industrial town - East-central Illinois, 30 miles east of Springfield See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Macon County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Forsyth
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Forsyth


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Forsyth is 6.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forsyth jobs have Increased by 0.80 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Forsyth's cost of living is 2.70% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Forsyth's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Forsyth's population is 3,584 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 181.10 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Forsyth is $202,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.95%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Forsyth public schools spend $10,834 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Forsyth. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Forsyth. Home Appreciation is up 0.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Forsyth Real Estate.
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  2/16/2014
Great Community

If you are moving to the Decatur area, Forsyth is a great community. Forsyth is close to the interstate if you have to commute. The schools are newly built and... (Read More)

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  4/10/2009
A wonderful place to call home

I have been a resident of Forsyth for two wonderful years. In addition to being a very clean / low crime town, Forsyth has a great sense of civic pride. The town is... (Read More)

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