Forest Park, IL

14,137 Population
2.4 square miles 5,886.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
5,886.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
33.4%
was 33.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.1%
was 12.6%
 
Percent Under 18
15.9%
was 15.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 12.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.2%
was 9.9%
 
Median Household Income
$51,552
was $51,927
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.1
45.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
295.7
was 295.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,555.8
was 5,494.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,824
was 7,822
 
Median Rent
$967
was $958
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,287
was 7,207
 
Homeownership Rate
52.6%
was 52.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,257.7
was 3,256.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.5%
was 15.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
1.9
was 1.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
84.9%
was 87.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 98.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.0%
was 92.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.7%
was 46.2%
 

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