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Population (year 2000): 8,153. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,419 (+3.3% change)
Males: 4,048 (49.7%), Females: 4,105 (50.3%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $63,455 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,300 (year 2000)

Island Lake, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Island Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Hispanic (8.3%)
  • Other race (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (17.2%), Polish (14.8%), Italian (11.2%), English (7.8%), Swedish (5.9%).

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Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Island

For population 25 years and over in Island Lake

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Island Lake village

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

5.6% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.6% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,582 (+78.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Palatine, (15.6 miles IndyMac.TotalMove.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (46.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hills, IL (2.1 miles Holiday River Valley Gardens, IL (2.4 miles Fox Hills, IL (3.7 miles Oakwood IL (4.0 miles Lakemoor, IL Wauconda, (4.1 miles Lakes, IL Tower (4.5 miles Volo, IL (4.6 miles) , Grove, IL Prairie (4.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 70 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $320,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $339,700

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.5%), Educational,health and social services (12.7%), Construction (11.9%), Retail trade (11.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,223 (-39.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 420 (9.9%)


 

Crime in Island 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 2 3 3 5 3 1
    per 100,000 24.5 36.8 36.8 61.3 36.8 12.3
Robberies 0 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.3 0.0 12.3
Assaults 21 27 16 24 16 26
    per 100,000 257.6 331.2 196.2 294.4 196.2 318.9
Burglaries 27 23 36 44 36 24
    per 100,000 331.2 282.1 441.6 539.7 441.6 294.4
Thefts 95 54 68 44 68 58
    per 100,000 1165.2 662.3 834.0 539.7 834.0 711.4
Auto thefts 8 8 6 4 6 1
    per 100,000 98.1 98.1 73.6 49.1 73.6 12.3
139.0 135.0 124.1 150.4 124.1 122.4


Average climate in Island Lake, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Island

Island Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Island Lake city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 8.0 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 Island Lake:
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL ADVOCATE (about 9 miles; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; WOODSTOCK, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Island Lake:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 29 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 47 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Island Lake:
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)
  • CAMPBELL (about 10 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)
  • GALT FIELD (about 15 miles; GREENWOOD/WONDER LAKE, IL; ID: 10C)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 4 $13,282 $39,846 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $14,621 $43,863 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,451 $32,706 30 $16,682
Streets and Highways 7 $21,967 $37,657 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $12,142 $29,140 1 $452
Police Protection - Officers 14 $51,723 $44,334 5 $3,436
Other Government Administration 2 $4,824 $28,944 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $10,718 $32,154 0 $0
Totals for Government 42 $134,729 $38,494 36 $20,570


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Island Lake:
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 13 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 16 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 28 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
Public primary/middle school in Island Lake:
  • COTTON CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 709; Location: 545 NEWPORT CT; Grades: PK - 04)

Notable location: Island Lake City Hall (A).

Church in Island Lake: Saint John Lutheran Church (A).

Reservoirs and swamps: Island Lake (A), Cotton Creek Marsh (B).

Creeks: Mutton Creek (A), Cotton Creek (B).

Park in Island Lake: Cotton Creek Marsh Nature Preserve (1).


Island Lake compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Island Lake:
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Island Lake:
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Island 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.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)

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