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Population (year 2000): 9,178. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,736 (+17.0% change)
Males: 4,607 (50.2%), Females: 4,571 (49.8%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $46,548 (year 2000)
Median house value: $137,600 (year 2000)

Fox Lake, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fox Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (17.7%), Polish (12.6%), Italian (10.1%), English (6.0%), French (3.8%).Lake, Illinois

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fox Lake

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox Lake village

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

6.7% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 2.3% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,441 (+18.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Palatine, (21.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (47.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (51.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Highlands, IL (2.3 miles Pistakee Lake Hills, IL (3.4 miles Fox Lake, IL (3.9 miles Long IL Johnsburg, (4.2 miles IL (4.7 miles Lakemoor, Volo, IL (4.9 miles) , Lake Heights, IL (5.4 miles Round Lake, IL (5.7 miles Channel


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 123 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 110 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2003: 195 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 197 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2005: 125 buildings, average cost: $167,700

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 88.18 W

Area code: 847

Fox Lake, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.5%), Retail trade (15.3%), Educational,health and social services (13.6%), Construction (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,927 (-21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 685 (14.3%)

Crime in Fox Lake by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 18 3 1 2 1 0
    per 100,000 196.1 32.7 10.9 21.8 10.9 0.0
Robberies 4 7 0 6 0 8
    per 100,000 43.6 76.3 0.0 65.4 0.0 87.2
Assaults 15 22 31 18 30 20
    per 100,000 163.4 239.7 337.8 196.1 326.9 217.9
Burglaries 53 36 58 41 57 39
    per 100,000 577.5 392.2 631.9 446.7 621.1 424.9
Thefts 316 272 244 279 238 256
    per 100,000 3443.0 2963.6 2658.5 3039.9 2593.2 2789.3
Auto thefts 24 15 13 21 13 21
    per 100,000 261.5 163.4 141.6 228.8 141.6 228.8
323.3 243.0 233.8 238.7 228.3 229.4

Average climate in Fox Lake, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fox Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Fox Lake city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fox Lake:
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL ADVOCATE (about 17 miles; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • CONDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fox Lake:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 22 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 36 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fox Lake:
  • WESTOSHA (about 8 miles; WILMOT, WI; ID: 5K6)
  • CAMP LAKE (about 10 miles; CAMP LAKE, WI; ID: 49C)
  • CAMPBELL (about 10 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox Lake:
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 11 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 22 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
Public high school in Fox Lake:
  • GRANT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,416; Location: 285 E GRAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Fox Lake:
  • STANTON SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 101 HAWTHORNE LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Fox Lake:
  • FOX LAKE P.L.D. (Operating income: $789,189; Location: 255 E. GRAND AVE.; 78,739 books; 5,082 audio materials; 2,434 video materials; 167 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Fox Lake Country Club (A).

Shopping Center: Lakeland Shopping Center (1).

Cemetery: Cole Cemetery (1).

Lake: Dunns Lake (A).

Creek: Nippersink Creek (A).


Fox Lake compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fox Lake:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fox Lake:
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Fox Lake:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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