Park Forest employment information

IndexPark ForestIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,061$30,019$28,555
Median household income$48,319$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,332$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,091$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$31,301$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$32,698$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate12.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level20.1%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Park Forest is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Park Forest is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Park Forest is 115% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Park Forest is 29% higher than the national average.

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Park Forest median earnings by income bracket

Park Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.7%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.4%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%12.4%
Public administration2.8%6.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.1%2.6%
Education, health & social services21.1%43.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Frankfort, IL18,100$110,829107%
Mokena, IL18,804$100,88789%
Flossmoor, IL9,339$100,37388%
New Lenox, IL24,747$96,32780%
St. John, IN15,456$93,80275%
Park Forest, IL22,490$48,31910%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sebastian, FL22,485$42,59120%
Bixby, OK22,480$71,32133%
Prichard, AL22,475$21,86059%
Rosemount, MN22,469$86,84562%
Pottstown, PA22,519$45,72415%
Park Forest, IL22,490$48,31910%
Source: The Park Forest, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.