Lake in the Hills, IL

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Living in Lake in the Hills

Lake in the Hills is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 28,634 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, Lake in the Hills isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lake in the Hills are a mix 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 (14.05%), management occupations (13.18%), and sales jobs (13.12%).

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.

In Lake in the Hills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.13 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Lake in the Hills citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.28% 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 $36,784, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,136 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 12.10% 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.