Businesses in Oak Forest, Illinois


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 14.4%
 Shopping: 12.5%
 Professional Services: 12.3%
 Home Services: 10.4%
 Industry: 7.3%
 Financial Services: 7%
 Restaurants: 6.1%
 Automotive: 5.5%
 Other: 24.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts2033.3 years4.20.8
Car repair2430 years4.20.9
Gas stations1537.3 years4.00.6
Beauty salons3021.3 years4.41.2
Hairdressers3121.5 years3.81.2
Social work2225.9 years4.30.9
Primary and elementary schools1440.5 years4.00.5
Atm's17101.9 years3.20.7
Banks1779.8 years3.30.7
Finance other2853.7 years2.91.1
Loan companies4936.6 years3.61.9
Convenience stores1249 years3.50.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets1816.9 years4.20.7
Electrical installation1419.5 years5.00.5
General contractors5930.2 years4.42.3
Moving companies1615.6 years3.30.6
Other construction3634 years4.21.4
Real estate3723.7 years3.71.4
Construction of buildings3233.5 years4.11.2
Freight/commercial transport1417.6 years3.00.5
Wholesale of machinery1533.1 years4.10.6
Dentists3228.9 years4.61.2
Health and medical19925.9 years4.17.7
Physicians and surgeons5539.2 years4.02.1
Physiotherapy1523.5 years5.00.6
Accountants1824.7 years3.00.7
Corporate management1822.5 years4.50.7
Lawyers legal2827 years4.41.1
Legal and financial1839.7 years4.70.7
Scientific and technical services1627 years5.00.6
Churches1548.5 years4.60.6
American restaurants1227.3 years4.10.5
Bars, pubs and taverns1921.1 years4.20.7
Clothing stores1222.5 years4.30.5
Electronics stores1220.7 years0.5
Pharmacies and drug stores1251.7 years4.00.5
Shopping other134.10.5
Public parks2125.1 years4.30.8
Area of Oak Forest, Illinois6 sq mi
Male Population12,746 (49.3%)
Female Population13,091 (50.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +23.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -6.5%
Median Age37.4
Male Median Age35.8
Female Median Age39
Area Codes708
NeighborhoodsCanterbury, Forestview Hills, Oak Forest
Local TimeWednesday 4:28 AM
TimezoneCentral Daylight Time
Lat & Lng41.60281° / -87.74394°
Zip Codes60452

Oak Forest, Illinois - Map

Oak Forest, Illinois Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density3,491 / mi²4,190 / mi²4,607 / mi²4,306 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oak Forest, Illinois Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 6.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Oak Forest, Illinois+23.3%+2.8%-6.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oak Forest, Illinois Median Age

Median Age: 37.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Oak Forest, Illinois37.4 years39 years35.8 years
Illinois36.6 years37.9 years35.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oak Forest, Illinois Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 58307661,597
85 Plus87230317
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oak Forest, Illinois Population Density

Population Density: 4,306 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Oak Forest, Illinois25,8376 sq mi4,306 / mi²
Illinois13.0 million57,913.8 sq mi224.0 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oak Forest, Illinois Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2015
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Oak Forest, Illinois
 Forestview Hills: 50%
 Oak Forest: 19.8%
 Canterbury: 12.3%
 Other: 17.9%

Business distribution by price for Oak Forest, Illinois

 Inexpensive: 50.8%
 Moderate: 42.4%
 Expensive: 5.3%
 Very Expensive: 1.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Oak Forest, Illinois CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Oak Forest, Illinois477,549 t18.5 t79,591 t/mi²
Illinois259,471,378 t20 t4,480 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Oak Forest, Illinois CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)477,549 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita18.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/4/1310:35 AM3.222.9 km1,000 m1km NW of Summit,
2/10/101:59 AM3.874.7 km10,000 m8km NW of Village of Campton Hills,
6/27/0411:10 PM4.297.8 km10,000 m10km NW of Ottawa,
1/2/128:21 AM4.564.1
5/26/096:42 AM5.129.7
8/20/0412:17 PM4.444.4

Oak Forest, Illinois

Oak Forest is a suburban city about 24 miles (39 km) south/southwest of downtown Chicago in Bremen Township in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,962 at the 2010 census.   ︎  Oak Forest, Illinois Wikipedia Page

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