Oak Forest is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 28,027. Oak Forest is in Cook County. Living in Oak Forest offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oak Forest there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Oak Forest and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Oak Forest are above average.
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I love Oak Forest and nothing will change that; not tax increases, petty crime or traffic. The forest preserve the rolling hills, shopping, dining, businesses, the beautiful homes and condos, St Damian Catholic Church, the police and fire department, night life, schools and daycares, and most of all, the warm, friendly people who call Oak Forest home, too. I'm proud to call Oak Forest my forever home and highly recommend this safe, family oriented bedroom community to everyone!
I've lived in Oak Forest for 3 years now. It is an excellent community, and family friendly. There are several local parks in the area and a loop trail for those that like to exercise. Very convenient drive to local businesses and close to major busy streets in the area with a variety of food stops, gas and more. A favorite stop of mine is Oliver's bar and Grill on 159th just past Ridgeland Avenue. They have great food and drinks and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. I would recommend anyone looking to live in Oak Forest to stop by Bremen township for information on various events and activities to get involved in!
Oak Forest is a very quiet and family friendly neighborhood. I have been living here for over a decade and have never experienced anything that made me want to move. The neighborhood and neighbors are all friendly and the community is very social. The public schools are kept up to date a the staff is great overall. Oak Forest may be on the smaller side but everything such as grocery stores, pharmacies, a library, and entertainment is all near by. Whether you are living alone and looking for a quiet place to live or a family Oak Forest is a great choice for anyone.