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.
Lake in the Hills is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
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.
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 education level of Lake in the Hills citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 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.