Forsyth, Illinois 

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Best Places to Live in Forsyth, Illinois

Small agricultural/industrial town - East-central Illinois, 30 miles east of Springfield
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Macon County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
City: Forsyth
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Forsyth is 6.80% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Forsyth jobs have increased by 0.80%. 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%. 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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Housing Market in Forsyth

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

The median home price in Forsyth is $202,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Forsyth    2 Reviews
Great Community - 2/16/2014
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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A wonderful place to call home - 4/10/2009
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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