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Population in 2012: 14,219 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 

Males: 6,681  (47.0%)
Females: 7,538  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60130.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,405 (it was $44,103 in 2000)
Forest Park:

$48,405
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,185

Forest Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $191,695 (it was $131,900 in 2000)
Forest Park:

$191,695
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $226,052; Detached houses: $268,756; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,622; In 2-unit structures: $270,144; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,478

Median gross rent in 2012: $945.

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  • White alone - 6,430 (45.3%)
  • Black alone - 4,905 (34.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,642 (11.6%)
  • Asian alone - 969 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 160 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 75 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.09%)

Races in Forest Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forest Park: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (10.8%), German (10.3%), Italian (7.4%), Polish (4.1%), English (3.1%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/27/1907

Land area: 2.42 square miles.

Population density: 5,874 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Forest Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Park village:

  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,929 residents are foreign born (6.9% Asia, 1.9% Europe).

This village:  13.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Forest Park, Illinois as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forest Park to the number of sex offenders is 1,422 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,743 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,667 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (1.4 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (7.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oak Park, IL (1.2 miles ), River Forest, IL (1.2 miles ), Maywood, IL (1.3 miles ), North Riverside, IL (1.4 miles ), Berwyn, IL (1.5 miles ), Broadview, IL (1.6 miles ), Riverside, IL (1.7 miles ), Melrose Park, IL (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 87.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -263 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 795 (10.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Forest Park household income distribution Forest Park home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Forest Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000200101000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.013.00.00.06.50.06.60.00.00.0
Rapes 75664277826112
per 100,000 44.631.938.238.626.013.146.145.752.213.140.277.414.0
Robberies 28314242243442353442132827
per 100,000 178.5197.6267.7270.1155.8222.9276.4228.3221.9275.987.1197.0189.7
Assaults 31333939393140363224213324
per 100,000 197.6210.4248.6250.8253.1203.3263.2234.8208.9157.6140.7232.2168.6
Burglaries 11310917717712511510791114948910986
per 100,000 720.3694.81128.31138.1811.4754.0704.1593.6744.1617.4596.3767.1604.1
Thefts 612594601601460518460531570516582537608
per 100,000 3901.13786.33831.03864.52985.83396.53026.93464.03720.43389.43899.23779.04271.2
Auto thefts 1151248888689080585549334945
per 100,000 733.0790.4560.9565.8441.4590.1526.4378.4359.0321.9221.1344.8316.1
Arson 2022000205201
per 100,000 12.70.012.712.90.00.00.013.00.032.813.40.07.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 408.0404.1453.4457.4368.4366.6398.7388.9393.3354.7312.6414.3352.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Forest Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Illinois average:

2.76

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Forest Park, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +869 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Forest Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Forest Park, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Forest Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Forest Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from Forest Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest Park topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Idelson - Television actor, Pierre Walters - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Forest Park:

  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 8311 WEST ROOSEVELT ROAD)
  • ALTENHEIM GERMAN HOME (Nursing Home, 7824 W MADISON ST)
  • BERKSHIRE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 8200 WEST ROOSEVELT ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Forest Park, IL

Amtrak stations near Forest Park:

  • 5 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.FORESTPARK.NET

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Park:

  • Dominican University (about 3 miles; River Forest, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • Triton College (about 4 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,830)
  • Elmhurst College (about 8 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 2,875)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 9,375)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 22,126)

Public elementary/middle schools in Forest Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in Forest Park:

  • ST BERNARDINE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 815 ELGIN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OAK PARK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 305 CIRCLE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI LANGUAGE ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 314 CIRCLE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Forest Park, map of school districts: FOREST PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT 91, PROVISO TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 209

Library in Forest Park:

  • FOREST PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,314,399; Location: 7555 JACKSON BOULEVARD; 76,026 books; 4,990 audio materials; 5,621 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 189 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Forest Park: Altenheim Home (A), Forest Park Village Hall (B), Forest Park Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Forest Park Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Forest Park include: Chicagoland Christian Center (A), First United Church of Christ (B), Forest Park Baptist Church (C), Living Word Christian Center (D), Saint Bernardines Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (G), Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Waldheim Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Free Sons of Israel Cemetery (3), Joseph and Sons Incorporaed Cemetery (4), Forest Home Cemetery (5), Concordia Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forest Park include: Roosevelt Park (1), Forest Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.8. This is about average.
City:

37.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0147
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.255. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 1.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  43.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forest Park, IL

People in group quarters in Forest Park in 2010:

  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Forest Park in 2000:

  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Forest Park compared to Illinois state average:

Forest Park, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Forest Park (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Forest Park Drive Up Branch at 334 Des Plaines Ave, branch established on 2005/12/20; Forest Park at 7525 Madison Street, branch established on 1940/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Forest Park National Bank and Trust Company: Forest Park National Bank And Trust at 7348 West Madison Street, branch established on 1943/05/15; Roosevelt Road Facility at 7331 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1983/05/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $191.9 mil, Deposits: $174.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Forest Park Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank: 7520 Roosevelt Rd Branch at 7520 Roosevelt Rd, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Forest Park travel time to work - commute


Forest Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forest Park village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$25,450$50,9001$255
Other Government Administration 9$55,197$73,5965$3,336
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,365
Police Protection - Officers 37$112,832$36,5949$13,875
Police - Other 15$63,772$51,01815$13,479
Firefighters 23$140,686$73,4010$0
Streets and Highways 4$21,686$65,0580$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,640$79,6800$0
Natural Resources 2$12,576$75,4560$0
Water Supply 1$6,416$76,9920$0
Transit 2$7,111$42,6662$1,742
Local Libraries 6$22,525$45,05024$14,920
Other and Unallocable 15$77,337$61,87018$11,066
Totals for Government 121$552,228$54,76675$61,038

Forest Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $522,000 ($36.71)
    Parking Facilities: $471,000 ($33.12)
    Central Staff Services: $368,000 ($25.88)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,045,000 ($284.48)
    Water Utilities: $3,767,000 ($264.93)
    Police Protection: $3,694,000 ($259.79)
    Fire Protection: $2,027,000 ($142.56)
    General Public Buildings: $1,679,000 ($118.08)
    General - Other: $874,000 ($61.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000 ($56.76)
    Libraries: $793,000 ($55.77)
    Regular Highways: $764,000 ($53.73)
    Central Staff Services: $548,000 ($38.54)
    Health Services - Other: $475,000 ($33.41)
    Parking Facilities: $184,000 ($12.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $118,000 ($8.30)
    Transit Utilities: $74,000 ($5.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $7,416,000 ($521.56)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,734,000 ($192.28)
    Benefit Payments: $1,304,000 ($91.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $435,000 ($30.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $430,000 ($30.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,076,000 ($356.99)

Forest Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $524,000 ($36.85)
    Parking Facilities: $485,000 ($34.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $313,000 ($22.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $185,000 ($13.01)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $521,000 ($36.64)
    Interest Revenue: $427,000 ($30.03)
    Local Employee Contribution: $310,000 ($21.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $392,000 ($27.57)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($9.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $362,000 ($25.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,199,000 ($84.32)
    Interest Earnings: $366,000 ($25.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,379,000 ($237.64)
    Transit Utilities: $37,000 ($2.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,902,000 ($274.42)
    Highways: $473,000 ($33.27)
    All Other: $63,000 ($4.43)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $5,415,000 ($380.83)
    Public Utilities: $1,373,000 ($96.56)
    NEC: $671,000 ($47.19)

Forest Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,695,000 ($541.18)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,600,000 ($323.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,290,000 ($512.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,600,000 ($323.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $405,000 ($28.48)

Forest Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $10,378,000 ($729.87)
    Total Other Securities: $4,816,000 ($338.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,863,000 ($552.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,710,000 ($120.26)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Park:

  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Park:

  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Park:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Forest Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 70 meters (230ft)
Total costs: $9,238,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,185,509
Total average daily truck traffic: 66,312

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Forest Park, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Forest Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7600 W Roosevelt Rd. (Lat: 41.864917 Lon: -87.814583), Call Sign: WPYP677
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2003, Expiration Date: 09/23/2013, Certifier: Terry A Stoll
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 41.850111 Lon: -87.813500, Call Sign: WQFW635
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, 151.955 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2006, Expiration Date: 10/23/2016, Certifier: John W Isaacson
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • IL-CHI5601, 7333 Harrison Street (Lat: 41.872417 Lon: -87.808667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 32.6 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQKP766
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2009, Expiration Date: 08/05/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • IL-CHI5086, 7400 Franklin St. (Lat: 41.886167 Lon: -87.810361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQLB783
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2009, Expiration Date: 11/25/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • IL-CHI5554, 1600 S Hannah Ave (Lat: 41.857778 Lon: -87.808528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Overall height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WQLB878
    Assigned Frequencies: 22125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2009, Expiration Date: 11/25/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • TS-0000012714, 7600 Roosevelt Road (Lat: 41.862500 Lon: -87.814028), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQQQ709
    Assigned Frequencies: 21820.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Arthur G Giftakis
    Registrant: Towerstream Corp., 55 Hammarlund Way, Middletown, RI 02842, Phone: (401) 848-5848, Fax: (401) 848-5130, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forest Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • GOLDEN EAGLE AVIATION LLC, 7306 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
    Certificate: D001365 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2005, Expiration Date: 07/20/2006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176B SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33119 , Serial Number: 5837, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Frank J Horehled, 318 Veterans Ct, Forest Park, IL 60130
  • Aircraft: HOFFMANN RYAN R ANTHEM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6573R , Serial Number: A1
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan R Hoffman, 1117 Thomas Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/16/2002
  • Aircraft: YOAST F (FRED) LEE EXEC 90 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7228L , Serial Number: 6025, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2000
    Registrant (Individual): George A Damolaris, 1436 Elgin Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81524 , Serial Number: 7AC140, Year manufactured: 1945
    Registrant (Individual): James Thorpe, 228 Des Plaines, Forest Park, IL 60130
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN CORP. G-1159A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 21, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC SPEY MK 511SR (1140 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 818VB , Serial Number: 302, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Living Word Christian Center, 7306 Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$208,99753$172,997299$205,3189$105,5175$445,86830$161,679
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$193,3534$210,35542$201,2971$34,0000$05$230,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$160,03020$158,676122$192,42312$88,2864$264,8256$126,808
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$147,9574$134,83555$218,8990$00$02$145,130
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$62,3403$133,59026$215,3841$170,0200$01$275,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8159.00 , 8160.00, 8161.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$181,4419$277,952
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$84,9337$223,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$120,1934$200,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$195,017
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$124,5400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8159.00 , 8160.00, 8161.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Forest Park


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest Park, IL

Most common first names in Forest Park, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19575.0 years
Mary16279.4 years
William13173.5 years
Joseph11973.9 years
Robert9470.6 years
James9172.4 years
George9076.6 years
Anna8484.5 years
Edward8375.7 years
Helen8379.9 years
Most common last names in Forest Park, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2872.3 years
Miller2581.2 years
Williams2569.6 years
Brown2474.8 years
Johnson2371.0 years
Anderson1879.3 years
Jones1778.5 years
Sullivan1678.9 years
Schultz1581.7 years
Schmidt1481.3 years
Businesses in Forest Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Quiznos1
CVS1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless1Subway4
Dunkin Donuts2Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS2
Kmart1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Forest Park, IL


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