Forest Park employment information

IndexForest ParkIllinoisNational
Income per capita$38,901$30,019$28,555
Median household income$50,749$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,667$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,861$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$41,262$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$33,349$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level9.1%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest Park is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Park is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Park is 41% lower than the national average.

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Forest Park median earnings by income bracket

Forest Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.4%
Manufacturing sector15.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.5%8.5%
Wholesale & retail services8.0%11.2%
Public administration4.2%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%5.6%
Education, health & social services18.2%44.6%

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Wilmette, IL27,345$126,471136%
Forest Park, IL14,202$50,7495%

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Greendale, WI14,208$63,48019%
Robbinsdale, MN14,196$57,0127%
Berea, KY14,209$38,51328%
Live Oak, TX14,213$59,28611%
Greenlawn, NY14,189$88,11965%
Forest Park, IL14,202$50,7495%
Source: The Forest Park, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.