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Forest Park's Livability

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  • B
    Housing
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    Job Market
  • A+
    Diversity
  • C+
    Crime
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    Commute
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    Education
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About Forest Park, OK

Forest Park, OK is located in Oklahoma County in the state of Oklahoma.

The total City Population for Forest Park is about 913 with about 206 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $232,066, which is roughly 56% higher than the Average Home Value of $102,956 for the state of Oklahoma, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $83,594, which is roughly 42% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,224 for the state of Oklahoma, and roughly 31% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Forest Park Population 913
Average Home Value $232,066
Median Household Income $83,594
Median Age 58.1
Unemployment Rate 1.4%
Politics 49.21% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.34
Male Population Estimate: 41.6%
Female Population Estimate: 58.4%
Median Age: 58.1
Male Median Age: 48.3
Female Median Age: 49.5

Racial Demographic Estimates

Black:59.4%
White:34.6%
Indian:5.2%
Asian:5%
Hispanic:1%
Other:0.7%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Oklahoma County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
James Lankford
U.S. Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
Markwayne Mullin
U.S. Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
Kevin Stitt
State governor
Kevin Stitt
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 49.21%
Democratic: 48.08%
Libertarian: 1.79%
Other: 0.91%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Forest Park specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Oklahoma County: About 10.5509 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Oklahoma County: About 597.969 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Oklahoma County is about 63% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 52% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Forest Park is about 1.4%.

Oklahoma is ranked #43 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.25 out of 100.

43rd out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 9.59

The average living wage for the state of Oklahoma is $30.58/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Oklahoma a minimum wage score of 9.65 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Oklahoma a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Oklahoma is $163.91, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.41 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Oklahoma does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Oklahoma does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Oklahoma does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Oklahoma does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Oklahoma does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Oklahoma does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Oklahoma does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Oklahoma does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Oklahoma does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Oklahoma does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Oklahoma does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Oklahoma does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Oklahoma does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Oklahoma does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Oklahoma does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X Oklahoma does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
Oklahoma does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Oklahoma does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Oklahoma does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Oklahoma does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 73121
Latitude: 35.509600
Longitude: -97.446900
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 1202.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 405