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Oak Forest, Illinois
Grayslake, Illinois
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Oak Forest, is 24% less than it is in Grayslake and 25% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Oak Forest, ILGrayslake, ILUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.90%4.90%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.40%1.36%1.59%
 Future Job Growth36.89%37.81%37.98%
 Sales Taxes10.25%7.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes3.75%3.75%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$30,113$37,465$28,555
 Household Income$71,082$87,967$53,482
 Family Median Income$84,874$101,130$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Oak Forest, ILGrayslake, ILUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K7.91%4.42%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K3.22%4.02%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K7.95%4.46%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K6.87%6.58%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.31%6.73%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K8.65%5.85%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.49%10.87%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K16.92%14.80%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K21.98%20.36%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K7.31%13.05%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K2.41%8.85%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Oak Forest, ILGrayslake, ILUnited States
 Management, business, finance1.31%12.23%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science5.68%4.79%5.34%
 Community, social services1.31%3.72%1.67%
 Legal0.00%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library1.31%0.53%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment3.06%0.53%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology4.80%16.49%5.67%
 Healthcare support4.80%5.32%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement4.37%1.06%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving5.24%1.06%5.76%
 Building maintenance0.00%1.60%4.01%
 Personal care6.11%2.66%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support36.68%22.34%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%3.19%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.42%4.79%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving17.90%19.68%12.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Oak Forest

Schools: We moved here originally from Chicago to find good schools. We have not been disappointed. The housing is less expensive than the surrounding areas but the schools are... (read more)

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Comments about Grayslake

Humid in summer, cold in winter: Grayslake weather is very difficult to enjoy outdoor activities. In summer, it is SO humid and hot and full of mosquitos that you cannot enjoy a beautiful summer night.... (read more)

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