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Oak Forest City, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Oak Forest City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,331

Renter-occupied housing units : 508

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 223

Renter-occupied housing units : 82

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 944

Renter-occupied housing units : 433

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,814

Renter-occupied housing units : 997


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Oak Forest City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,136

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,343

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,651

Householder 55 to 59 years : 753

Householder 60 to 64 years : 540

Householder 65 to 74 years : 515

Householder 75 years and over : 154

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 90

Householder 35 to 44 years : 242

Householder 45 to 54 years : 237

Householder 55 to 59 years : 345

Householder 60 to 64 years : 237

Householder 65 to 74 years : 519

Householder 75 years and over : 550


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Oak Forest City, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 168

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 96

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 36

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 349

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 307

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 184

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 71

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 227

50.0 percent or more : 477

Not computed : 105


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Oak Forest City, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $214,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $229,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $212,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $185,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $188,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $181,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $252,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $162,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Oak Forest City, Illinois: 72.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Oak Forest City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 11.63%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 88.37%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Oak Forest City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 89 89 $9,030,122
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 42 $2,569,620
  Total

93 131 $11,599,742
2000        
  Single Family 51 51 $5,580,565
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 24 $1,436,600
  Total

53 75 $7,017,165
2001        
  Single Family 59 59 $8,525,536
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 20 $1,387,540
  Total

61 79 $9,913,076
2002        
  Single Family 60 60 $6,991,587
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 38 $2,921,050
  Total

63 98 $9,912,637
2003        
  Single Family 29 29 $4,180,797
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $1,194,760
  Five or More Family 3 38 $3,492,490
  Total

35 79 $8,868,047
2004        
  Single Family 29 29 $4,037,002
  Two Family 1 2 $251,950
  Three and Four Family 7 25 $2,902,000
  Five or More Family 5 73 $7,151,910
  Total

42 129 $14,342,862
2005        
  Single Family 20 20 $3,039,043
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 38 $3,492,490
  Total

23 58 $6,531,533
2006        
  Single Family 13 13 $2,512,095
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 52 $4,974,970
  Total

16 65 $7,487,065


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Oak Forest City, IL): $60,073
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Oak Forest City): $145,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Oak Forest City): $667
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Oak Forest City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 93.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 4.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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