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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake in the Hills who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), sales jobs (12.91%), and management occupations (12.20%).

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.

Because of many things, Lake in the Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lake in the Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lake in the Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.

One downside of living in Lake in the Hills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lake in the Hills, the average commute to work is 34.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Lake in the Hills are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.11% 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 $33,103, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,412 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 11.33% 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.