StatisticPark ForestIllinoisNational
Population21,83112,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,40022891
Median age38.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English92%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Park Forest is 1830% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Park Forest is 2% higher than Illinois
  • In Park Forest 27.93% of the population is White
  • In Park Forest 63.88% of the population is Black
  • In Park Forest 0.44% of the population is Asian

Compare Park Forest, IL Demographics

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      Park Forest population breakdown by race

      RacePark ForestIllinoisNational
      White27.93%72.14%73.35%
      Black63.88%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.44%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.04%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.82%2.34%3.06%
      Other race3.88%5.86%4.75%
      In Park Forest, 6.3% 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

      Park Forest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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