Living in Park Forest, IL

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

Park Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Population
21,563
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$73,600
Median Income
$53,938
Median Rent
$1,211

Park Forest SnackAbility

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

Park Forest, IL Crime Report

408
Total Crimes
1,910.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-22.87%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Park Forest
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 408 1,910.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 85 398.0 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 4.7 6.6 5.0
Robbery 29 135.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 39 182.6 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 323 1,512.3 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 70 327.7 271.7 340.5
Larceny 210 983.2 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 43 201.3 148.2 219.9

Park Forest, IL Cost Of Living

89
Park Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Park Forest Illinois National Average
Overall 89 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 62 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100

Rankings for Park Forest in Illinois

Map Of Park Forest, IL

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Population over time in Park Forest

Year Population % Change
2019 21,563 -0.6%
2018 21,699 0.1%
2017 21,672 -0.7%
2016 21,831 -0.4%
2015 21,928 -2.5%
2014 22,490 0.0%
2013 22,480 0.2%
2012 22,424 -0.3%
2011 22,489 0.7%
2010 22,330 -

Race / Ethnicity in Park Forest

White
25.0% (5,398)
African American
66.0% (14,223)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (99)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.1% (247)
Two Or More
2.8% (603)
Hispanic
4.6% (993)
Race Park Forest IL USA
White 25.0% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 66.0% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.6% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Park Forest

Female
53.1% (11,460)
Male
46.9% (10,102)
Gender Park Forest IL USA
Female 53.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (646)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (646)
High School / GED
25.0% (5,390)
Some College
30.0% (6,468)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,587)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,665)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,725)
Professional Degree
1.0% (215)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (215)
Education Park Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 30.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 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 Park Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.8% (190,276)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (67,023)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (184,251)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (222,658)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (331,101)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.2% (479,707)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (277,633)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.1% (325,076)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (43,678)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (34,892)
Income Park Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.1% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 8.3% 7.7%

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