Fox Lake is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,518 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fox Lake is the 214th largest community in Illinois.
Fox Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fox Lake is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fox Lake who work in office and administrative support (20.33%), sales jobs (14.06%), and management occupations (8.22%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fox Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fox Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Fox Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.70 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Fox Lake citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.06% of adults 25 and older in Fox Lake have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fox Lake in 2010 was $26,633, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,532 for a family of four. However, Fox Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fox Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fox Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fox Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.92% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fox Lake include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fox Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.