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Oak Forest Jobs Overview

68,352
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
28k
Population

Oak Forest has the 1111th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Oak Forest is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Oak Forest is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Oak Forest is $191,200, which is above the national average. 25% of workers in Oak Forest hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Oak Forest. 62% of Oak Forest workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Oak Forest spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.