Oak Forest, IL
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Oak Forest IL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||28,198||12,882,135|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||27,962||12,830,632|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.8%||0.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||27,962||12,830,632|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.1%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||24.3%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||11.2%||12.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.6%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||83.4%||71.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||4.5%||14.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.9%||4.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.3%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||13.4%||15.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||76.7%||63.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||92.5%||86.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||9.3%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||17.3%||22.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||89.9%||87.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||24.6%||31.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,433||727,919|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||30.2||28.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,672||5,296,715|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||80.6%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||25.9%||32.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$203,900||$182,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||9,647||4,772,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.90||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$28,623||$29,666|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$71,999||$56,797|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||6.4%||14.1%|
|Business Attributes||Oak Forest||Illinois|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,065||1,123,817|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||9.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.9%||5.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||20.1%||30.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||257,760,713|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||72,837||231,082,768|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||241,728||165,450,520|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$8,752||$12,947|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||24,192||25,469,026|
|Geographic Attributes||Oak Forest||Illinois|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||5.95||55,518.93|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,697.9||231.1|
|FIPS Code ||54638||17|
|Counties ||Cook County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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