Oak Forest Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Oak Forest Population Demographics top

Total Population 28,027
Male Population 13,939
Female Population 14,088
Male Population 49.73 %
Female Population 50.27 %
Median Age 42.2
Citizen US Born 24,628
Citizen not US Born 1,738
Not Citizen 1,661
Citizen US Born 87.87 %
Citizen not US Born 6.2 %
Not Citizen 5.93 %
Moved from Abroad 63
Moved from Same Country 1,426
Moved from Same State 336
Moved from Different State 27
Same House as Last Year 26,036
Moved from Abroad 0.23 %
Moved from Same Country 5.11 %
Moved from Same State 1.2 %
Moved from Different State 0.1 %
Same House as Last Year 93.36 %

Occupational Employment in Oak Forest top

White Collar 11,814
Blue Collar 3,556
White Collar 76.86 %
Blue Collar 23.14 %
Self Employees 949
Private Companies 11,765
Governmental Workers 1,521
Not for Profit Companies 1,135
Self Employees 6.17 %
Private Companies 76.55 %
Governmental Workers 9.9 %
Not for Profit Companies 7.38 %

Number of Households in Oak Forest top

Total Households 10,500
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 7,049
Non-family Households 3,451
Non-family Households 67.13 %
Family Households 32.87 %
Households with Children 3,022
Households without Children 7,478
Households with Children 3022 %
Households without Children 7478 %

Median and Average Income in Oak Forest top

Average Household Income $83,420.00
Median Household Income $73,765.00
People below Poverty Level 1,966
People above Poverty Level 25,902

Housing in Oak Forest top

Housing Units 10,777
Median Year Built 1974
Built in 1939 or Earlier 275
Built between 1940 and 1949 356
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,079
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,610
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,819
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,331
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,291
Built between 2000 and 2009 994
Built in 2010 or Later 22
Occupied Housing Units 10,500
Owner Occupied 8,220
Renter Occupied 2,280
Owner Occupied 78.29 %
Renter Occupied 21.71 %
With Mortgage 5,792
Without Mortgage 2,428
Median Value with Mortgage $188,000.00
Median Value without Mortgage $179,100.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,232.00
With Mortgage 70.46 %
Without Mortgage 29.54 %

Oak Forest Education Statistics top

No High School 908
Some High School 8,377
Some College 6,572
Associate Degree 1,852
Bachelor's Degree 3,694
Graduate Degree 1,774
No High School 4.04 %
Some High School 37.26 %
Some College 26.15 %
Associate Degree 8.24 %
Bachelor's Degree 16.43 %
Graduate Degree 7.89 %

Marital Status in Oak Forest top

Never Married 7,665
Married 12,481
Separated 217
Widowed 1,433
Divorced 1,981
Never Married 32.53 %
Married 52.98 %
Separated 0.92 %
Widowed 6.08 %
Divorced 8.41 %

Means of Transport to Work in Oak Forest top

Car 13,188
Bus or TrolleyBus 312
Subway or Elevated 68
Railroad 782
Ferryboat 0
Bicycle 0
Motorcycle 0
TaxiCab 0
Walk 92

Recently added listings in Oak Forest top

$235,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$149,900 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$99,900 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$99,900 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$79,000 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Oak Forest is an area in Cook County,Chicagoland,Illinois with a population of 28,027. There are 13,939 male residents living in Oak Forest and 14,088 female residents. The total number of households is 10,500 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 42 with 12,481 people being married and 11,296 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 76.86% white collar employees and 23.14% blue collar employees in Oak Forest.