Oak Forest SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

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Oak Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Oak Forest is a suburban city about 24 miles (39 km) south-southwest of downtown Chicago in Bremen Township in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,962 at the 2010 census.
Population
28,027
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
7.1%
Median Home
$185,700
Median Income
$73,765
Median Rent
$1,034

Rankings for Oak Forest in Illinois

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Map Of Oak Forest, IL

Population over time in Oak Forest

Year Population % Change
2017 28,027 -0.1%
2016 28,055 -0.3%
2015 28,134 0.1%
2014 28,104 0.2%
2013 28,053 0.5%
2012 27,922 0.4%
2011 27,822 0.5%
2010 27,685 -

Crime in Oak Forest Per 100k

Crime Oak Forest IL USA
Violent Crime 151.3 438.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 54.0 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 68.4 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 1131.1 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 194.5 339.5 430.4
Larceny 842.9 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 93.7 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Forest

White
77.3% (21,677)
African American
5.2% (1,470)
American Indian
0.1% (29)
Asian
2.8% (785)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (82)
Two Or More
0.5% (137)
Hispanic
13.7% (3,847)
Race Oak Forest IL USA
White 77.3% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 5.2% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.7% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Oak Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
3.1% (86,883)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (120,516)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (193,386)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (201,794)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (305,494)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (515,696)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (468,050)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.7% (608,185)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (201,794)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (100,897)
Income Oak Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.7% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Oak Forest

Female
50.3% (14,087)
Male
49.7% (13,939)
Gender Oak Forest IL USA
Female 50.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oak Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.1% (1,152)
9-12th Grade
5.2% (1,468)
High School / GED
31.8% (8,913)
Some College
24.4% (6,828)
Associate's Degree
8.9% (2,487)
Bachelor's Degree
16.8% (4,716)
Master's Degree
6.7% (1,875)
Professional Degree
1.1% (309)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (275)
Education Oak Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.1% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.2% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.8% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 24.4% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.9% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.8% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.7% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.3% 1.4%

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