Oak Forest is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Oak Forest has a 2020 population of 27,382. Oak Forest is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,478 in 2010.
The average household income in Oak Forest is $89,621 with a poverty rate of 4.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,095 per month, and the median house value is $202,400. The median age in Oak Forest is 41.8 years, 38.7 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Forestwas:
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 black people with a rate of 50.10%.
83.39% of Oak Forest residents speak only English, while 16.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.37% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Forest is Asian, with 12.59% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Forest is Multiple, with 1.88% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oak Forest
88.96% of Oak Forest residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Illinois. 6.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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