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.
Unlike some villages, Fox Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fox Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (20.10%), sales jobs (11.14%), and management occupations (8.29%).
One downside of living in Fox Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fox Lake, the average commute to work is 38.15 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Fox Lake citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.12% of adults in Fox Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fox Lake in 2010 was $30,064, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,256 for a family of four. However, Fox Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fox Lake is a very ethnically-diverse village. 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 14.38% 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 Thai.