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Apartments for rent in Forest Park, IL

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See what Forest Park, IL has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Forest Park

I like how quiet it is and the fact that not a lot of people loiter around on the street.

Who Lives Here

Forest Park Demographics

Education

High School

22%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

29%

Master's

17%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

60%

3 people

22%

4 people

10%

5 people

5%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

16%

150-200k

6%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

6%

20-45

42%

45-65

28%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Forest Park?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jun '24$1100$1300--
May '24$1100$1300--
Apr '24$1100$1300--
Mar '24$1100$1300--
Feb '24$1100$1300--
Jan '24$1100$1150--
Dec '23$1100$1150--
Nov '23$1100$1150--
Oct '23$1100$1300--
Sep '23$1100$1211--
Aug '23$1100$1211--
Jul '23$1100$1211--
Jun '23$1100$1197--

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Forest Park

Forest Park Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

14%

15-30 Mins

23%

30-40 Mins

27%

40-60 Mins

24%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7070

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Percentage: 5252

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Coffee, Health

Things To Do In Forest Park

Top Score

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 44% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 30% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Oh la latte, not a bad spot for getting a cup of joe.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 30% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Forest Park scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 36% fewer gyms than average
  3. 14% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Forest Park is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 79% more bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Forest Park.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 17% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Forest Park's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 65% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 20% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Forest Park.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 75% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 71% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Forest Park Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 13 of 14 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 13 of 14 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 12 of 14 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 11 of 14 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 8 of 14 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 14 of 14 renters

Forest Park Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Forest Park

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Forest Park, IL

The small city of Forest Park, Illinois is home to approximately 14,000 people. Young professionals account for a larger portion of the population here (20%) than nationally (15%), making it a great place to start a career. In terms of housing, residents are evenly split between owning (50%) and renting (50%) their home. At $1,058/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.

Forest Park has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 13% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 21% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Workers are spread across a wide range of industries in Forest Park, the most common five of which are healthcare, scientific, education, retail, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 34% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Forest Park workers earn an average annual income of just under $70,000, about $8,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Forest Park's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

Forest Park residents have an average commute of about 36 minutes, slower than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (37%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit is used by only 12% of the city. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number is higher than the national average.