Round Lake Heights is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,734 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Round Lake Heights is the 440th largest community in Illinois. Round Lake Heights has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Round Lake Heights, where the median household income is $60,662.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Round Lake Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Round Lake Heights is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Round Lake Heights who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), management occupations (11.73%) and sales jobs (10.94%).
Also of interest is that Round Lake Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Round Lake Heights 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, Round Lake Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Round Lake Heights, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Round Lake Heights citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.81% of adults in Round Lake Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Round Lake Heights in 2010 was $22,057, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,228 for a family of four. However, Round Lake Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Round Lake Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Round Lake Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Round Lake Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Round Lake Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.22% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Round Lake Heights include German, Polish, Irish, English, Italian and Swedish.
In addition, Round Lake Heights has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.65%).
The most common language spoken in Round Lake Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
|ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||811|
|ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.96%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.04%|
|TYPE OF ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||91.01%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.57%|
|SIZE OF ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.97%|
|AGE OF ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||42.98%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.45%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||30.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.86%|
|ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$169,413|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,144|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||8.12%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||11.85%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||59.42%|
|$212,001 - $317,000||17.86%|
|$317,001 - $423,000||2.76%|
|$423,001 - $529,000||0.00%|
|$529,001 - $794,000||0.00%|
|$794,001 - $1,058,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF ROUND LAKE HEIGHTS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.00%|
|5 TO 17||29.16%|
|18 TO 24||8.34%|
|25 TO 34||13.64%|
|35 TO 54||29.34%|
|55 TO 64||7.15%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||5.37%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.20%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$60,662|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$22,057|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||13.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (16.32%)
Information Technology (4.28%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.49%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.62%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.58%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.37%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.58%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||42.22%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.85%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (61.43%)
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