Lake in the Hills is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 28,945 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lake in the Hills is the 71st largest community in Illinois.
Lake in the Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Lake in the Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Lake in the Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.94% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Lake in the Hills is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lake in the Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lake in the Hills perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Lake in the Hills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.08 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Lake in the Hills is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.82% of adults in Lake in the Hills have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lake in the Hills in 2018 was $40,505, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,020 for a family of four.
Lake in the Hills is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lake in the Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake in the Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lake in the Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.93% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake in the Hills include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lake in the Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.