Living in Forest Park, IL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Forest Park, Illinois Info Snack

Population
13,927
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
9.7%
Median Home
$234,100
Median Income
$62,664
Median Rent
$1,079

Forest Park SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Forest Park, IL Crime Report

631
Total Crimes
4,585.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.14%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Forest Park
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 631 4,585.4 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 60 436.0 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 7.3 6.6 5.0
Robbery 23 167.1 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 27 196.2 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 571 4,149.4 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 66 479.6 271.7 340.5
Larceny 466 3,386.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 39 283.4 148.2 219.9

Forest Park, IL Cost Of Living

108
Forest Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Forest Park Illinois National Average
Overall 108 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 108 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

Forest Park, IL Photos

Casino At Forest Park Illinois Amusement Park
Source: Public Domain
Forest Park Illinois Amusement Park Entrance And Ballroom
Source: Public Domain
Steeple Chase Ride Forest Park Illinois
Source: Public Domain
Forest Park Illinois Amusement Park Chutes
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Forest Park in Illinois

Map Of Forest Park, IL

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Population over time in Forest Park

Year Population % Change
2019 13,927 -0.8%
2018 14,041 -0.6%
2017 14,127 -0.1%
2016 14,137 -0.4%
2015 14,194 -0.1%
2014 14,202 0.0%
2013 14,202 0.1%
2012 14,194 -0.4%
2011 14,245 -0.3%
2010 14,282 -

Race / Ethnicity in Forest Park

White
53.7% (7,477)
African American
27.9% (3,886)
American Indian
0.1% (14)
Asian
6.0% (842)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (428)
Hispanic
9.2% (1,280)
Race Forest Park IL USA
White 53.7% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 27.9% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.0% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Forest Park

Female
53.9% (7,505)
Male
46.1% (6,421)
Gender Forest Park IL USA
Female 53.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.1% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
1.0% (139)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (417)
High School / GED
17.0% (2,367)
Some College
20.0% (2,785)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,253)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (3,899)
Master's Degree
16.0% (2,228)
Professional Degree
4.0% (557)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (278)
Education Forest Park IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Forest Park, Illinois

Less than $10,000
7.2% (99,734)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (38,619)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (99,137)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (172,793)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (159,853)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (227,338)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (192,501)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (220,968)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (84,206)
$200,000 or more
7.0% (97,544)
Income Forest Park IL USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.0% 8.3% 7.7%

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