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Oak Forest, Illinois




Oak Forest (city), Illinois

   People QuickFactsOak ForestIllinois
Population, 2003 estimate 28,22912,653,544
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 0.6%1.9%
Population, 2000 28,05112,419,293
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 3.5%8.6%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.7%7.1%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 26.0%26.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 9.2%12.1%
Female persons, percent, 2000 50.2%51.0%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)90.4%73.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)3.6%15.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.2%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)2.7%3.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)ZZ
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)1.7%5.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.5%1.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 5.9%12.3%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 68.2%56.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 5.8%12.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.8%19.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 89.3%81.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 22.5%26.1%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 32.628.0
 
Housing units, 2000 10,0224,885,615
Homeownership rate, 2000 81.7%67.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $149,200$130,800
 
Households, 2000 9,7854,591,779
Persons per household, 2000 2.812.63
Median household income, 1999 $60,073$46,590
Per capita money income, 1999 $23,487$23,104
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 3.6%10.7%
   Business QuickFactsOak ForestIllinois
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 173,749275,968,383
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 155,303108,002,177
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $5,439$8,992
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 16,10114,826,805
Total number of firms, 1997 1,895882,053
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 F12.5%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 34.2%27.2%
   Geography QuickFactsOak ForestIllinois
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 655,584
Persons per square mile, 2000 4,965.4223.4
FIPS Code 5463817
Counties



(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 U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:23 EST

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