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Forest View is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for the nearby forest preserves.
The latitude of Forest View is 41.808N. The longitude is -87.793W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 763.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Forest View demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60638 ZIP code.
12% of Forest View residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forest View ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forest View was $21,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Forest View residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Forest View, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $567. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,173.
Newspapers in Forest View include Berwyn-Cicero-Forest View-Stickney Life
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest View political report.
The average commute time for Forest View workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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