Lake in the Hills, IL
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Lake in the Hills is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 28,936 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lake in the Hills is the 70th 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.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake in the Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake in the Hills is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake in the Hills who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), sales jobs (13.99%), and management occupations (11.31%).

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.

Lake in the Hills is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lake in the Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Lake in the Hills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Lake in the Hills are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.05% 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 2010 was $33,777, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,108 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 13.93% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake in the Hills include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Lake in the Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.