Oak Forest employment information

IndexOak ForestIllinoisNational
Income per capita$30,113$30,019$28,555
Median household income$71,082$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$82,990$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,510$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$46,431$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$29,322$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.8%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oak Forest is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Forest is 33% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Forest is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Forest is 62% lower than the national average.

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Oak Forest median earnings by income bracket

Oak Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%2.0%
Manufacturing sector17.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.2%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%12.5%
Public administration3.9%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%2.8%
Education, health & social services9.5%39.1%

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Frankfort, IL18,100$110,829107%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,548$106,60499%
Oak Forest, IL28,104$71,08233%

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Winchester, NV28,111$37,05931%
Wheeling, WV28,129$36,08533%
Shaker Heights, OH28,071$75,17741%
Crofton, MD28,140$109,633105%
Savage, MN28,055$94,43277%
Oak Forest, IL28,104$71,08233%
Source: The Oak Forest, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.