Park Forest Real Estate
Park Forest is located in Illinois. Park Forest, Illinois has a population of 21,145. Park 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 Park Forest, Illinois is $39,626. 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 Park Forest is 38.8 years.
Park 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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Park Forest began life in 1948 as a plan to provide housing for GIs returning from World War II. It was the first post-war planned community and its innovative design has been recognized and used as a model for towns throughout the world. The Village of Park Forest has received numerous livability citations including two All-America City Awards, two Governors Home Town Awards and, most recently, its downtown redevelopment received the Burnham Award for excellence in planning.
2,000 acres of parks, recreation facilities and open land in Park Forest are the largest per capita in Illinois. In addition to numerous playgrounds, ball fields, ice rinks and picnic facilities, the Village contains 26 tennis courts and one of the largest outdoor swimming complexes in the state.
Park Forest Public Library is located at 400 Lakewood Blvd. 708-748-3731 offers a wide range of programs to meet the needs of the community and respond to the changing nature of library services.
For more information on this village, please visit http://www.villageofparkforest.com/index.php?src
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