Living in Oak Forest, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Oak Forest SnackAbility

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

Oak Forest, IL Crime Report

341
Total Crimes
1,233.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.97%
Below National Average

Oak Forest, IL Cost Of Living

100
Oak Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

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
27,843
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
5.5%
Median Home
$187,500
Median Income
$75,991
Median Rent
$1,070

Oak Forest, IL Photos

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 27,843 -0.7%
2016 28,027 -0.1%
2015 28,055 -0.3%
2014 28,134 0.1%
2013 28,104 0.2%
2012 28,053 0.5%
2011 27,922 0.4%
2010 27,822 0.5%
2009 27,685 -
Crime/100k Oak Forest IL USA
Violent Crime 133.8 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 43.4 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 72.3 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1099.7 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 173.6 306.7 376.0
Larceny 803.1 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 123.0 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Forest

White
75.8% (21,098)
African American
5.1% (1,416)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.2% (1,174)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (185)
Hispanic
14.3% (3,970)
Race Oak Forest IL USA
White 75.8% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 5.1% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.2% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.3% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Oak Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
2.9% (79,800)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (73,536)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.4% (177,304)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (208,352)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (307,490)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (525,375)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (438,221)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.7% (631,866)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (210,803)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (131,548)
Income Oak Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.4% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.7% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Oak Forest

Female
49.0% (13,652)
Male
51.0% (14,191)
Gender Oak Forest IL USA
Female 49.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,113)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,392)
High School / GED
28.0% (7,796)
Some College
23.0% (6,403)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,062)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (5,290)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,227)
Professional Degree
1.0% (278)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (278)
Education Oak Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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