StatisticForest ParkIllinoisNational
Population14,13712,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,88622891
Median age38.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%44%43%
Speak English81%77%79%
Speak Spanish6%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Forest Park is 2482% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Forest Park is 4% higher than Illinois
  • In Forest Park 53.56% of the population is White
  • In Forest Park 31.66% of the population is Black
  • In Forest Park 10.53% of the population is Asian

Compare Forest Park, IL Demographics

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      Forest Park population breakdown by race

      RaceForest ParkIllinoisNational
      White53.56%72.14%73.35%
      Black31.66%14.30%12.63%
      Asian10.53%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.25%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Forest Park, 9.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Forest Park age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Forest Park, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).