Forest Park, Illinois 

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Population

14,127

-1.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$50,749

Median Home Price

$205,000

Best Places to Live in Forest Park, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Forest Park, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Forest Park
 $349,900 
107 Marengo Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1800 SqFt
 $449,000 
141 Brown Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2631 SqFt
 $624,900 
137 Des Plaines Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2800 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Forest Park
Zip Codes: 60130
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Forest Park jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Forest Park's cost of living is 3.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Forest Park's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Forest Park, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Forest Park's population is 14,127 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Forest Park is $205,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Forest Park public schools spend $19,304 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.3 students per teacher in Forest Park. More Education


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Housing Market in Forest Park

It's a good time to buy in Forest Park. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Forest Park Real Estate

The median home price in Forest Park is $205,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Forest Park   1 Reviews
Heaven in Chicagoland - 2/3/2011
I've lived in Forest Park twice and love it. Convenience to Eisenhower and downtown or West Suburbs as I worked in Hillside. I was single male in late 20's with... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN FOREST PARK
$349,900
107 Marengo Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$449,000
141 Brown Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$624,900
137 Des Plaines Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$399,000
1124 Beloit Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$204,800
1102 Circle Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$425,000
116 Marengo Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$289,000
842 Lathrop Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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