Tower Lakes, IL

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Tower Lakes Profile


Overview

Tower Lakes is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,255 people and just one neighborhood, Tower Lakes is the 586th largest community in Illinois.

Tower Lakes home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Tower Lakes real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Tower Lakes is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tower Lakes is a village of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tower Lakes who work in sales jobs (21.14%), management occupations (20.43%), and office and administrative support (13.85%).

Also of interest is that Tower Lakes has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Tower Lakes is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Tower Lakes is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tower Lakes 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, Tower Lakes has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tower Lakes’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 Tower Lakes is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tower Lakes, the average commute to work is 40.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Tower Lakes, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Tower Lakes is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Tower Lakes Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Tower Lakes, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Tower Lakes is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.54% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Tower Lakes in 2010 was $68,124, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $272,496 for a family of four.

The people who call Tower Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tower Lakes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tower Lakes include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Tower Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tower Lakes 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Tower Lakes VIOLENT CRIMES

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Tower Lakes 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Tower Lakes 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 27 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

BARRINGTON CUSD 220


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.7% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.5% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 2.2%

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CHSD 155


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Prairie Ridge High School
6000 Dvorak Dr
Crystal Lake, IL, 60012
09-12
Crystal Lake South High School
1200 S Mchenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014
09-12
Crystal Lake Central High School
45 W Franklin Ave
Crystal Lake, IL, 60014
09-12
Cary-Grove Community High School
2208 3 Oaks Rd
Cary, IL, 60013
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.5% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.4% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 2.2%

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WAUCONDA CUSD 118


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Matthews Middle School
Po Box 920
Island Lake, IL, 60042
06-08
Robert Crown School
620 W Bonner Rd
Wauconda, IL, 60084
PK-05
Wauconda Middle School
217 Slocum Lake Rd
Wauconda, IL, 60084
06-08
Wauconda Grade School
225 Osage St
Wauconda, IL, 60084
PK-05
Wauconda High School
555 N Main St
Wauconda, IL, 60084
09-12
Cotton Creek School
545 Newport Ct
Island Lake, IL, 60042
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.5% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.0% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 2.2%

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CARY CCSD 26


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Deer Path Elem School
2211 Crystal Lake Rd
Cary, IL, 60013
PK-05
Three Oaks School
1514 3 Oaks Rd
Cary, IL, 60013
PK-05
Cary Jr High School
2109 Crystal Lake Rd
Cary, IL, 60013
05-08
Briargate Elem School
100 S Wulff St
Cary, IL, 60013
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.2% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.2% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 2.2%

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