Oak Forest Real Estate
Oak Forest is located in Illinois. Oak Forest, Illinois has a population of 26,658. Oak Forest is morefamily-centric than the surrounding county with 30% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 28%.
The median household income in Oak Forest, Illinois is $61,374. The median household income for the surrounding county is $49,964 compared to the national median of $49,877. The median age of people living in Oak Forest is 39 years.
Oak Forest Weather
The average high temperature in July is 83.7 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 14.8 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 38.65 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.
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Oak Forest, home to over 450 businesses, is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is mostly surrounded by Cook County Forest Preserves (hence the name).
The Oak Forest Fire Department provides 24-hour fire protection, paramedic service and emergency response to the residents and businesses of Oak Forest. The department was founded in 1945 and has provided excellent public services through its existence. The department consists of 24 full-time sworn personnel and 21 part-time personnel. Two fire stations serve the community. The city staffs two advanced life support ambulances, which are housed at each fire station. A third advanced life support ambulance is available as backup.
The Oak Forest Police Department is comprised of 64 men and women dedicated to serving the residents and visitors to Oak Forest. It is a full-service law enforcement agency consisting of patrol, investigative and support services bureaus. These bureaus include assignments such as patrol, canine, investigative, dispatch (911) services, tactical, crime-free housing, records, field training, evidence and property, professional standards, and animal control.
The Oak Forest Park District hosts a Farmers Market Saturdays, May 31st - October 11th. 7am-noon. At the Metra train station - 159th Street and Cicero Avenue.
Other city events included Clean Up Day, Memorial Day Ceremony, I Am An American Day Parade, Tree Lighting and Pancake Breakfast to name just a few.
Please visit http://www.oak-forest.org/ for more information on this city.
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