Living in Oak Forest, IL

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

Oak Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Population
27,617
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
5.3%
Median Home
$194,200
Median Income
$76,945
Median Rent
$1,080

Oak Forest SnackAbility

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

Oak Forest, IL Crime Report

334
Total Crimes
1,221.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.67%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Oak Forest
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 334 1,221.8 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 51 186.6 406.9 366.7
Murder 2 7.3 6.6 5.0
Robbery 15 54.9 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 25 91.5 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 283 1,035.3 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 57 208.5 271.7 340.5
Larceny 186 680.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 40 146.3 148.2 219.9

Oak Forest, IL Cost Of Living

100
Oak Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Oak Forest Illinois National Average
Overall 100 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 98 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100

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Rankings for Oak Forest in Illinois

Map Of Oak Forest, IL

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Population over time in Oak Forest

Year Population % Change
2019 27,617 -0.8%
2018 27,843 -0.7%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Forest

White
71.7% (19,814)
African American
6.4% (1,774)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
5.3% (1,460)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (96)
Two Or More
1.1% (309)
Hispanic
15.1% (4,164)
Race Oak Forest IL USA
White 71.7% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 6.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.3% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.1% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Oak Forest

Female
49.0% (13,545)
Male
51.0% (14,072)
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
5.0% (1,380)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,380)
High School / GED
27.0% (7,456)
Some College
22.0% (6,075)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,761)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (5,799)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,209)
Professional Degree
1.0% (276)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (276)
Education Oak Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Oak Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
1.8% (50,261)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (74,989)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (194,864)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (185,994)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (303,719)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (520,624)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.3% (449,666)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.6% (623,028)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.5% (234,912)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (123,638)
Income Oak Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 1.8% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.6% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.5% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 8.3% 7.7%

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