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Metra logo Rail Station: Oak Forest  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:Rock Island District
Status:year-round
Location:4850 W. 159th St.
Fare Zone:E
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:20.4
Related Web Pages:Rock Island District Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20102,6828,979
20152,9489,578
Change+9.0%+6.3%
2040 (Projected)4,35812,752
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20109792,814
20151,0493,005
Change+6.7%+6.4%
2040 (Projected)1,3973,959
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:1,091 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:977 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:76%
Mode of Access:7% Walked, 68% Drive Alone, 19% Dropped Off, 3% Carpool, 1% Bus, 0% Bike, 0% Taxi, 1% Other (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential30%32%
Open Space20%28%
Institutional15%17%
Transportation and Other20%15%
Commercial5%4%
Vacant2%2%
Multi-Family Residential6%2%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Oak Forest Developer Discussion Panel
Oak Forest Metra Station and Pace Route Improvements
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:364 159th Street accessible
383 South Cicero accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Oak Forest
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush
Illinois Senate Districts:15 Napoleon Harris, III
Illinois House Districts:30 William Davis
County Board Districts:Cook 6
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:South
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