Forest Park, Illinois

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Forest Park, Illinois
(Harlem)
Village
Village of Forest Park
Madison Street, Downtown Forest Park
Madison Street, Downtown Forest Park
Motto(s): 
"Big city access, small town charm"
Location of Forest Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Forest Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°52′23″N 87°48′40″W / 41.87306°N 87.81111°W / 41.87306; -87.81111Coordinates: 41°52′23″N 87°48′40″W / 41.87306°N 87.81111°W / 41.87306; -87.81111
Country United States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
TownshipProviso
Incorporated1907
Government
 • TypeCommission
 • MayorMayor Rory Hoskins
 • CommissionersJessica Voogd
Joseph Byrnes
Ryan Nero
Dan Novak
Area
 • Total2.40 sq mi (6.22 km2)
 • Land2.40 sq mi (6.22 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,167
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
13,807
 • Density5,820.98/sq mi (2,247.78/km2)
 Down 9.70%% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income$34,756
 • Median home value$222,400
ZIP code(s)
60130
Area code(s)708
Geocode26935
FIPS code17-26935
Websitewww.forestpark.net
Demographics (2010)[3]
White Black Asian
55.2% 32.3% 6.0%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.02% 0.3% 6.2% 9.9%

Forest Park (formerly Harlem) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, United States. The population was 14,167 at the 2010 census.

The Forest Park terminal on the CTA Blue Line is the line's western terminal, located on the Eisenhower Expressway at Des Plaines Avenue.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  3. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Forest Park village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  4. "Forest Park Terminal". Chicago L.org. Retrieved 9 December 2010.