Park Forest, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Park Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Population
20,715
Unemployment
10.0%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$73,300
Median Income
$56,393
Median Rent
$1,247

Park Forest SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
4

Park Forest, IL Cost Of Living

87
Park Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Park Forest Illinois National Average
Overall 87 98 100
Services 98 95 100
Groceries 95 97 100
Health 111 99 100
Housing 60 96 100
Transportation 112 105 100
Utilities 91 94 100

Rankings for Park Forest in Illinois

Map Of Park Forest, IL

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Population over time in Park Forest

Year Population % Change
2020 20,715 -4.5%
2019 21,699 0.1%
2018 21,672 -0.7%
2017 21,831 -0.4%
2016 21,928 -2.5%
2015 22,490 0.0%
2014 22,480 0.2%
2013 22,424 -0.3%
2012 22,489 0.7%
2011 22,330 -

Race / Ethnicity in Park Forest

White
22.9% (4,743)
African American
68.3% (14,146)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (90)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.1% (226)
Two Or More
2.5% (528)
Hispanic
4.7% (982)
Race Park Forest IL USA
White 22.9% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 68.3% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.7% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Park Forest

Female
53.3% (11,038)
Male
46.7% (9,677)
Gender Park Forest IL USA
Female 53.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (414)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (828)
High School / GED
23.0% (4,764)
Some College
28.0% (5,800)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (2,900)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (3,314)
Master's Degree
10.0% (2,071)
Professional Degree
2.0% (414)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (207)
Education Park Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Park Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
7.6% (158,294)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (58,505)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (187,673)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (184,380)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (266,693)
$50,000 to $74,999
25.9% (537,440)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.8% (327,225)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (278,344)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (58,758)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (14,183)
Income Park Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 25.9% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.8% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 8.8% 8.3%

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