U.S. Beacon November 14, 2018

Oak Forest, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.607583     Longitude: -87.750575
Population 28,116 (2005)
Elevation of Oak Forest, Illinois: 672 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1754638, place: Oak Forest city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 21,570 (100%)
In labor force: 15,268 (70.78%)
--Civilian labor force: 15,268 (70.78%)
----Employed: 14,683 (68.07%)
----Unemployed: 585 (2.71%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.8%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 6,302 (29.22%)
Females 16 years and over: 10,994 (50.97%)
In labor force: 7,108 (32.95%)
--Civilian labor force: 7,108 (32.95%)
----Employed: 6,745 (31.27%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,152 (9.98%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,414 (6.56%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 14,514 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 11,398 (78.53%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,257 (8.66%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 1,274 (8.78%)
Walked: 143 (0.99%)
Other means: 89 (0.61%)
Worked at home: 353 (2.43%)
Mean travel time to work: 32.6 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 14,683 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 4,724 (32.17%)
Service occupations: 1,680 (11.44%)
Sales and office occupations: 4,633 (31.55%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 11 (0.07%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 1,761 (11.99%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,874 (12.76%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 11 (0.07%)
Construction: 1,167 (7.95%)
Manufacturing: 1,676 (11.41%)
Wholesale trade.: 606 (4.13%)
Retail trade: 2,030 (13.83%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 878 (5.98%)
Information: 499 (3.4%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,263 (8.6%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,407 (9.58%)
Educational, health and social services: 3,048 (20.76%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,101 (7.5%)
Other services (except public administration): 577 (3.93%)
Public administration: 420 (2.86%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 12,704 (86.52%)
Government workers: 1,477 (10.06%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 487 (3.32%)
Unpaid family workers: 15 (0.1%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 9,722 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 385 (3.96%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 267 (2.75%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 894 (9.2%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 876 (9.01%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,401 (14.41%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,531 (26.03%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,813 (18.65%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,134 (11.66%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 279 (2.87%)
$200,000 or more: 142 (1.46%)
Median household income: $60,073

With earnings: 8,524 (87.68%)
--Mean earnings: $66,695
With Social Security income: 1,976 (20.33%)
--Mean Social Security income: $13,454
With Supplemental Security Income: 266 (2.74%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $7,757
With public assistance income: 129 (1.33%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,665
With retirement income: 1,483 (15.25%)
--Mean retirement income: $19,490

Families: 7,318 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 151 (2.06%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 89 (1.22%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 325 (4.44%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 543 (7.42%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,014 (13.86%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,067 (28.25%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,678 (22.93%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 1,072 (14.65%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 257 (3.51%)
$200,000 or more: 122 (1.67%)
Median family income: $68,862

Per capita income: $23,487

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $48,808
Female full-time, year-round workers: $30,137

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 194 (2.65%)
--With related children under 18 years: 123 (1.68%)
----With related children under 5 years: 79 (1.08%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 74 (1.01%)
--With related children under 18 years: 59 (0.81%)
----With related children under 5 years: 39 (0.53%)
Individuals: 998 (13.64%)
--18 years and over: 769 (10.51%)
----65 years and over: 82 (1.12%)
--Related children under 18 years: 222 (3.03%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 139 (1.9%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 400 (5.47%)

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