56.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Forest Park, Illinois


56.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Forest Park, Illinois in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 14.9 percent higher than the state average of 41.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 14,127.

93.2 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Forest Park, Illinois residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Forest Park, Illinois for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
737
6.8
Regular high school diploma
1,553
14.2
GED or alternative credential
257
2.4
Some college less than 1 year
644
5.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,578
14.5
Associate's degree
988
9.1
Bachelor's degree
2,903
26.6
Master's degree
1,588
14.6
Professional school degree
320
2.9
Doctorate degree
331
3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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