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Population (year 2000): 6,056. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,251 (+3.2% change)
Males: 2,926 (48.3%), Females: 3,130 (51.7%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $114,521 (year 2000)
Median house value: $439,600 (year 2000)

Lake Bluff, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lake Bluff:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (22.8%), English (18.3%), Italian (6.7%), Swedish (6.0%), Polish (4.9%).

New! Bluff, Illinois forum

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Bluff

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Bluff village

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

7.4% Foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+8.8%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Waukegan, (6.4 miles Back pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (32.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chicago, IL North (2.9 miles Forest, IL Lake (3.2 miles Oaks, IL (4.3 miles Green IL (5.4 miles Mettawa, City, IL Park (5.6 miles IL (5.8 miles Highwood, IL (6.3 miles Bannockburn, IL Waukegan, (6.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $326,700
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $422,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $318,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $364,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $535,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $876,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $557,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $589,200
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $655,300

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 87.85 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.5%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.7%), Manufacturing (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,265 (+20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 462 (17.7%)


 

Crime in Lake Bluff 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 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 33.0 0.0 16.5 0.0 16.5 16.5
Robberies 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 0 1 5 0 5 5
    per 100,000 0.0 16.5 82.6 0.0 82.6 82.6
Burglaries 11 18 0 8 0 10
    per 100,000 181.6 297.2 0.0 132.1 0.0 165.1
Thefts 50 75 52 51 52 70
    per 100,000 825.6 1238.4 858.7 842.1 858.7 1155.9
Auto thefts 5 3 5 3 5 1
    per 100,000 82.6 49.5 82.6 49.5 82.6 16.5
65.6 77.6 64.1 46.9 64.1 82.2


Average climate in Lake Bluff, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lake Bluff-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Lake Bluff city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 17.8 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 Lake Bluff:
  • HILL TOP CENTER (about 2 miles; GREEN OAKS, IL)
  • LAKE FOREST HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LAKE FOREST, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Bluff:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 22 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 22 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 35 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Bluff:
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • CAMPBELL (about 16 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)

Amtrak station near Lake Bluff:
  • 15 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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
Local Libraries 5 $8,392 $20,140 8 $1,689


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Bluff:
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 14 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; EVANSTON, IL; FT enrollment: 14,958)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 24 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
Public primary/middle schools in Lake Bluff:
  • LAKE BLUFF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 31 E SHERIDAN PL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 350 W WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • EAST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 121 E SHERIDAN PLACE; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Lake Bluff:
  • FOREST BLUFF SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 8 W SCRANTON AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Lake Bluff:
  • LAKE BLUFF P.L. (Operating income: $546,739; Location: 123 SCRANTON AVE.; 51,456 books; 2,110 audio materials; 571 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lake Bluff: Upton (A), Shore Acres Country Club (B), Lake Bluff Golf Course (C), Harrison Conference Center (D), Lake Bluff City Hall (E).

Parks in Lake Bluff include: Ravine Park (1), Blair Park (2), Mawman Park (3), Artesian Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Lake Bluff compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Bluff:
  • 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.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, 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)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEEF (1430 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Bluff:
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Bluff:
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)

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