Forest Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Forest Park has a 2020 population of 14,373. Forest Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 0.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,339 in 2010.
The average household income in Forest Park is $84,007 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,130 per month, and the median house value is $245,900. The median age in Forest Park is 39.5 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forest Parkwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.23%.
85.70% of Forest Park residents speak only English, while 14.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is Native, with 84.93% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Park is Hispanic, with 7.76% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Forest Park
90.93% of Forest Park residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% having been born in Illinois. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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