Fox Lake, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 10,451 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 4,989  (47.7%)
Females: 5,462  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60020, 60041, 60081.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,307 (it was $46,548 in 2000)
Fox Lake:

$62,307
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,450 (it was $24,350 in 2000)

Fox Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,752 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Fox Lake:

$166,752
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $227,487; detached houses: $235,668; townhouses or other attached units: $284,201; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,924; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $60,957

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,069.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fox Lake: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fox Lake, IL (2019)
    • 9,06785.2%White alone
    • 9408.8%Hispanic
    • 2031.9%Two or more races
    • 1791.7%Asian alone
    • 830.8%Black alone
    • 480.5%Other race alone

Races in Fox Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Fox Lake, Illinois as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fox Lake is 580 to 1.


Crime rates in Fox Lake by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.8)
9
(86.3)
3
(28.7)
5
(47.9)
6
(57.5)
4
(39.6)
5
(47.1)
3
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.6)
3
(28.8)
4
(38.0)
9
(86.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(49.0)
8
(76.7)
1
(9.6)
7
(67.0)
18
(172.5)
25
(247.2)
6
(56.5)
1
(9.5)
3
(28.4)
1
(9.5)
5
(47.9)
3
(28.5)
1
(9.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(205.7)
19
(182.3)
21
(201.0)
29
(277.7)
4
(38.3)
7
(69.2)
15
(141.2)
10
(94.9)
15
(142.0)
13
(123.9)
23
(220.5)
10
(94.9)
10
(95.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(460.5)
75
(719.5)
46
(440.3)
78
(746.9)
46
(440.9)
61
(603.2)
58
(545.9)
23
(218.3)
28
(265.0)
28
(266.8)
41
(393.0)
33
(313.2)
29
(277.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
277
(2,714)
296
(2,840)
247
(2,364)
287
(2,748)
245
(2,348)
207
(2,047)
209
(1,967)
182
(1,727)
139
(1,316)
112
(1,067)
205
(1,965)
215
(2,041)
218
(2,085)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(205.7)
20
(191.9)
19
(181.9)
20
(191.5)
15
(143.8)
9
(89.0)
13
(122.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.6)
14
(134.2)
8
(75.9)
12
(114.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.6)
2
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
City-Data.com crime index220.9307.8206.0291.5241.7250.9209.5129.0108.1114.1198.3167.5202.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fox Lake, IL

Crime rate in Fox Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (21.1%), Polish (15.8%), Irish (7.7%), American (5.3%), Italian (5.0%), European (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/13/1907

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 7.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,422 people per square mile   (low).

Fox Lake, Illinois map

651 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.2% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This village:

6.1%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,094 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,753 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (16.2 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (46.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pistakee Highlands, IL (1.3 miles ),
Fox Lake Hills, IL (1.6 miles ),
Long Lake, IL (1.8 miles ),
Johnsburg, IL (1.8 miles ),
Round Lake Heights, IL (2.0 miles ),
Lakemoor, IL (2.1 miles ),
Spring Grove, IL (2.2 miles ),
Volo, IL (2.2 miles)

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 88.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,067 (-19.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 549 (10.6%)

Area code: 847

Distribution of median household income in Fox Lake, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fox Lake, IL in 2019

Property values in Fox Lake, IL

Fox Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 110 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2003: 195 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 197 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2005: 125 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2006: 93 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,900
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2018: 36 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $92,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Fox Lake, IL residents
Average permit cost in Fox Lake, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Fox Lake, IL
Historical housing units in Fox Lake, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,441 (+18.6%).
Most common industries in Fox Lake, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fox Lake, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)

Average climate in Fox Lake, Illinois

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Fox Lake, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.4. This is worse than average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fox Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Fox Lake village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 13.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fox Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from Fox Lake center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from Fox Lake center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Fox Lake center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from Fox Lake center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fox Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fox Lake:

  • FMC - NEOMEDICA - ROUND LAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; ROUND LAKE, IL)
  • HILLCREST RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL)
  • FMC OF MCHENRY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • WAUKEGAN ILLINOIS HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • VILLAGE AT VICTORY LAKES, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • FMC - ANTIOCH (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ANTIOCH, IL)
  • ALDEN TERRACE OF MCHENRY REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Fox Lake:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox Lake:

  • College of Lake County (about 9 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • McHenry County College (about 14 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 23 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Harper College (about 23 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 24 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 24 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 27 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)

Public high school in Fox Lake:

Public elementary/middle school in Fox Lake:

  • STANTON SCHOOL (Students: 274, Location: 101 HAWTHORNE LN, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Fox Lake

Library in Fox Lake:

  • FOX LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,368,271; Location: 255 EAST GRAND AVENUE; 86,553 books; 6,444 audio materials; 5,296 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 162 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fox Lake: Fox Lake Country Club (A), Fox Lake Regional Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Fox Lake Fire Department Station 4 (C), Fox Lake Fire Department Station 1 (D), Fox Lake Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lakeland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cole Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Dunns Lake (A), Nippersink Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Nippersink Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Grant Hall Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 411 Washington Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Fox Lake Motel (25 South US Highway 12) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Billy Klaus - Baseball player.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fox Lake that have no violations reported:

  • JUMP ZONE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARINE GRILL (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE FRONT PARK FACILITY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

55.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Fox Lake (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fox Lake Banking Center Branch at 1382 State Route 12, branch established on 2005/10/18; Fox Lake Dominicks Branch at 1258 South Route 12, branch established on 2002/03/21. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Lilac Senior Apartments Branch at 3 Lilac, branch established on 2005/05/27; Fox Lake Branch at 1310 S Route 12, branch established on 1997/12/19. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Fox Lake Branch at 66 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fox Lake Branch at 55 East Grand Avenue, branch established on 1955/01/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Fox Lake Banking Center Branch at 1402 State Route 12, branch established on 2004/07/06. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • TCF National Bank: Fox Lake Jewel Branch #2277 at 1350 South Route 12, branch established on 1998/01/29. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fox Lake Branch at 1298 South Route 12, branch established on 2004/09/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fox Lake:

Marital status in Fox Lake, IL
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Fox Lake:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fox Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fox Lake, IL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
Here:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Fox Lake:

28.8
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fox Lake:

34.5%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Fox Lake:

57.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fox Lake, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$164,380$98,6282$2,995
Police - Other 17$89,699$63,3176$7,874
Sewerage 16$79,524$59,6431$1,218
Streets and Highways 8$34,669$52,0042$813
Water Supply 8$39,363$59,0450$0
Other and Unallocable 4$20,407$61,2210$0
Financial Administration 3$11,968$47,8721$775
Other Government Administration 3$18,897$75,5888$4,362
Parks and Recreation 1$4,683$56,1961$1,333
Transit 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 80$463,590$69,53922$19,820

Fox Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $893,000 ($85.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $615,000 ($58.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($41.34)
    Regular Highways: $364,000 ($34.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,195,000 ($592.77)
    Sewerage: $3,842,000 ($367.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,679,000 ($160.65)
    Central Staff Services: $1,459,000 ($139.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,118,000 ($106.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $939,000 ($89.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $343,000 ($32.82)
    Parking Facilities: $105,000 ($10.05)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($9.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $260,000 ($24.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $10,000 ($0.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $309,000 ($29.57)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($28.42)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($23.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($14.64)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($7.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,323,000 ($605.01)

Fox Lake government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,794,000 ($458.71)
    Other: $3,533,000 ($338.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $996,000 ($95.30)
    Parking Facilities: $108,000 ($10.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($6.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $653,000 ($62.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $644,000 ($61.62)
    Interest Earnings: $280,000 ($26.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,126,000 ($394.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,231,000 ($404.84)
    Other: $1,545,000 ($147.83)
    Highways: $280,000 ($26.79)
  • Tax - Property: $2,377,000 ($227.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $723,000 ($69.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $709,000 ($67.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $689,000 ($65.93)
    Other License: $535,000 ($51.19)

Fox Lake government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,896,000 ($851.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,507,000 ($813.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $653,000 ($62.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $264,000 ($25.26)

Fox Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,231,000 ($2796.96)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($93,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,821 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.23% ($95,396 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($58,505)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($49,104)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.82% ($87,721 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.47% ($70,624)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.36% ($57,683)
Businesses in Fox Lake, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jewel-Osco1UPS1
Long John Silver's1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Menards1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fox Lake:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fox Lake:

  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Fox Lake:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fox Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Fox Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.7mTotal length
  • 142,825Total average daily traffic
  • 12,580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,073Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fox Lake, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fox Lake, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fox Lake)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fox Lake, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fox Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-CA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33899, N33899, N-33899, Serial Number: CA-14321, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Dale R Severs, 7205 Oxford Cir, Fox Lake, IL 60020
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-180C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5659K, N5659K, N-5659K, Serial Number: 8058C, Year manufactured: 1985, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale R Severs, 7205 Oxford Cir, Fox Lake, IL 60020, Other Owners: Karen L Riccio
  • Aircraft: CURTISS WRIGHT TRAVEL AIR 4-D (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 79 mph), Engine: WRIGHT 760A B D E&ET (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 692H, N692H, N-692H, Serial Number: 1264, Year manufactured: 1929, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Fredrick M Hansen, 7218 Oxford Cir, Fox Lake, IL 60020
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8055B, N8055B, N-8055B, Serial Number: 29855, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Dale R Severs, 7205 Oxford Cir, Fox Lake, IL 60020
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V-335 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8178H, N8178H, N-8178H, Serial Number: 178, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Burke, 66 S Hickory, Fox Lake, IL 60020
  • Aircraft: RICK HANSEN HATZ CB1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200-D (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 501P, N501P, N-501P, Serial Number: 208B, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Fredrick M Hansen, 7218 Oxford Cir, Fox Lake, IL 60020

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$155,13331$145,560213$187,92510$112,3971$290,19022$158,2771$204,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$196,1831$146,90021$182,5531$51,9800$01$266,8800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$170,61313$142,01687$191,4678$55,6050$011$165,7040$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$170,4572$207,50545$186,4692$64,6750$03$183,4930$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$263,2700$013$204,7561$52,6700$01$114,8000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8608.07 , 8609.03, 8609.04, 8609.05, 8701.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$132,0684$164,4031$74,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$210,2005$182,1440$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$289,4500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$175,7900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$82,5000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8608.07 , 8609.03, 8609.04, 8609.05, 8701.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fox Lake, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fox Lake, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 78 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fox Lake, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.6%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fox Lake, IL
    • 36251.6%Structure Fires
    • 25436.2%Outside Fires
    • 699.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 172.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fox Lake, IL
Most common first names in Fox Lake, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8375.0 years
Robert6070.9 years
William5773.8 years
Mary5478.2 years
George4576.8 years
Joseph4473.6 years
Helen4279.2 years
James3770.8 years
Edward3674.8 years
Charles3673.9 years
Most common last names in Fox Lake, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1777.8 years
Nelson1372.1 years
Anderson1276.6 years
Miller1278.9 years
Schultz1173.6 years
Smith1074.0 years
Olsen1072.7 years
Hansen863.5 years
Nielsen884.1 years
Gerretsen774.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fox Lake, IL
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fox Lake, IL
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel


Fox Lake compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Fox Lake on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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