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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.


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Median household income
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$46,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Forest View was once dominated by gangster Ralph Capone, who established a local house of prostitution called "Maple Inn."

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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.

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9% of Forest View residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Forest View, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $567.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,173.


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Newspapers in Forest View include Berwyn-Cicero-Forest View-Stickney Life

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest View political report.

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The average commute time for Forest View workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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