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Lake County

Population in 2012: 8,042 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 

Males: 3,977  (49.5%)
Females: 4,065  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 60042.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $62,444 (it was $63,455 in 2000)
Island Lake:

$62,444
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,916

Island Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $187,143 (it was $145,400 in 2000)
Island Lake:

$187,143
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $222,852; Detached houses: $247,914; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,521

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,197.

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  • White alone - 6,623 (82.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,130 (14.0%)
  • Asian alone - 151 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 78 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Island Lake: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Island Lake, Illinois on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Island Lake is mentioned 58 times on our forum:
Is Wauconda and Island Lake going Up or Down?  (43 replies)
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At what point does it start to get "country"?  (112 replies)
Route 53 extension  (59 replies)
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Mount Prospect/Arlington Heights neighborhoods?  (11 replies)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (13.0%), Polish (8.7%), Italian (7.3%), English (4.7%), Swedish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/25/1952

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 2.85 square miles.

Population density: 2817 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Island Lake:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Island Lake village:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

901 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This village:  11.0%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Island Lake, Illinois as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Island Lake to the number of sex offenders is 1,723 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $4,293 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $3,975 (2.0%)

Island Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palatine, IL (13.8 miles , pop. 65,479).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (40.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holiday Hills, IL (1.3 miles ), Fox River Valley Gardens, IL (1.5 miles ), Wauconda, IL (1.8 miles ), Oakwood Hills, IL (1.8 miles ), Prairie Grove, IL (1.9 miles ), Tower Lakes, IL (2.0 miles ), Lakemoor, IL (2.0 miles ), Volo, IL (2.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $320,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $339,700
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $352,700
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $280,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $313,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,269 (-40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 339 (8.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 847

Island Lake household income distribution Island Lake home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Island Lake by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3533102522200
per 100,000 36.861.336.835.711.90.023.858.638.323.323.30.00.0
Robberies 0100100000913
per 100,000 0.012.30.00.011.90.00.00.00.00.0105.012.337.0
Assaults 2724161626182113813044
per 100,000 331.2294.4196.2190.5309.3213.7249.4152.3153.1151.40.049.449.4
Burglaries 234436362417177615203438
per 100,000 282.1539.7441.6428.6285.5201.8201.982.0114.9174.7233.4419.5469.1
Thefts 5444686858585869689912983135
per 100,000 662.3539.7834.0809.6689.9688.6688.9808.61301.71152.81505.31024.21666.5
Auto thefts 84661532255515
per 100,000 98.149.173.671.411.959.435.623.438.358.258.361.7185.2
Arson 7255201110001
per 100,000 85.924.561.359.523.80.011.911.719.10.00.00.012.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 164.6192.2152.6148.1135.798.0124.7128.9136.7123.0144.497.6148.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Illinois average:

2.78

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Island Lake, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,582 (+78.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Island Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Island Lake village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 6.5 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:

Island Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Island Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Island Lake:

  • CENTEGRA HEALTH SYSTEM - MC HENRY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • ADVOCATE GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • CENTEGRA HEALTH SYSTEM - WOODSTOCK HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Island Lake, IL

Local government website: www.villageofislandlake.com

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

  • McHenry County College (about 9 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,149)
  • College of Lake County (about 12 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 15 miles; Hoffman Estates, IL; FT enrollment: 25,208)
  • Harper College (about 16 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 6,988)
  • Elgin Community College (about 19 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 4,230)
  • Oakton Community College (about 23 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 3,670)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 25 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public elementary/middle schools in Island Lake:

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Notable locations in Island Lake: Island Lake City Hall (A), Wauconda Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Island Lake: Saint John Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Island Lake (A), Cotton Creek Marsh (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cotton Creek (A), Mutton Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Island Lake: Cotton Creek Marsh Nature Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.240. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.1%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for other race residents, 39.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Island Lake, IL

Island Lake compared to Illinois state average:

Island Lake, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Island Lake (2011 data):

  • Libertyville Bank & Trust Company: Island Lake Branch at 229 E. State Road, branch established on 2007/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,138.2 mil, Deposits: $943.8 mil, headquarters in Libertyville, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Island Lake Facility at 525 Newport Court, branch established on 1983/09/23. 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
  • The First National Bank of McHenry: Island Lake Banking Center Facility at 660 East State Road, branch established on 1983/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $152.9 mil, Deposits: $135.0 mil, headquarters in Mchenry, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Mchenry Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Island Lake travel time to work - commute


Island Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Island Lake (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.18%
Here59.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewish Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents66.3%6.6%4.7%4.3%2.7%
Congregations11.1%5.2%0.3%7.3%3.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.4%1.2%9.1%
Congregations6.6%3.8%3.5%4.2%54.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Here:

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
Lake 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.
State:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,816$47,2642$1,439
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,417
Police Protection - Officers 15$79,764$63,8114$5,872
Police - Other 6$18,881$37,7621$797
Streets and Highways 7$32,608$55,8990$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,681$34,08619$12,341
Water Supply 3$15,987$63,9480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,455$65,4600$0
Totals for Government 37$170,192$55,19728$21,866

Island Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,188,000 ($147.72)
    Water Utilities: $817,000 ($101.59)
    Regular Highways: $671,000 ($83.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $428,000 ($53.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000 ($52.97)
    General - Other: $380,000 ($47.25)
    Financial Administration: $333,000 ($41.41)
    General Public Buildings: $166,000 ($20.64)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($10.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($3.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,871,000 ($232.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $182,000 ($22.63)

Island Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $345,000 ($42.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $533,000 ($66.28)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $980,000 ($121.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $933,000 ($116.02)
    Highways: $244,000 ($30.34)
  • Tax - NEC: $989,000 ($122.98)
    Property: $880,000 ($109.43)
    Public Utilities: $485,000 ($60.31)

Island Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,040,000 ($378.02)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $493,000 ($61.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $31,000 ($3.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,695,000 ($210.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,235,000 ($153.57)
    Other, NEC: $426,000 ($52.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($13.68)
    Other, NEC: $98,000 ($12.19)

Island Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,111,000 ($138.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($5.97)

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,110 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  3.01% ($69,774 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($54,236)
from DuPage County, IL  0.25% ($68,614)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($71,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,463 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.14%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.95% ($62,810 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($60,755)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.49% ($44,480)

Strongest AM radio stations in Island Lake:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Island Lake:

  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Island Lake:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Island Lake, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 171
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 38
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 302
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Island Lake fatal accident list:

Jan 12, 2006 02:07 AM, Sr-176, Orchard Dr, Lat: 42.266483, Lon: -88.183303, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 29, 2006 10:42 AM, Sr-176, Lat: 42.273586, Lon: -88.201075, Vehicles: 7, Persons: 11, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 2001 07:39 PM, Sr-176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 7, 1994 03:16 PM, River Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1986 02:15 AM, 176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 15, 1984 11:45 AM, 176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1984 02:36 AM, Eastway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $479,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,209
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,604
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 64,947

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Island Lake)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Island Lake Police Sta Route 176 W State Rd (Lat: 42.273361 Lon: -88.201194), Call Sign: WJU70
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2003, Expiration Date: 01/25/2014
    Registrant: Lake County Radio Department, 1303 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048, Phone: (847) 377-7115, Fax: (847) 377-7018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • IL-CHI0092, 4606 N. Pesz Rd. (Ch46435d) (Lat: 42.262972 Lon: -88.199306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQLB347
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2009, Expiration Date: 11/19/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • ISLAND LAKE, Lat: 42.296111 Lon: -88.177778, Call Sign: WQNC931
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2010, Expiration Date: 12/22/2020, Certifier: Eric Desantis
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15437, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CH73XC121, 429 West State Rd (Rt 176) (Lat: 42.277583 Lon: -88.206056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQPU295
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Island Lake)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$175,9306$195,522114$173,1312$173,7804$138,638
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,0401$64,13014$163,6431$3,2101$66,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$208,7872$168,16541$184,5701$123,1100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$86,3800$019$184,1570$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$205,3701$160,32010$186,1990$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8642.03 , 8708.12

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$155,0055$197,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$253,0903$210,467
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$125,5802$122,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$76,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$195,055
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8642.03 , 8708.12

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Island Lake


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Island Lake, IL

Most common first names in Island Lake, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2571.3 years
John1773.2 years
Helen1676.4 years
Joseph1576.2 years
George1473.1 years
Robert1265.8 years
Mary1282.9 years
Edward1177.4 years
Frank1178.7 years
Charles1072.0 years
Most common last names in Island Lake, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith976.0 years
Nelson686.5 years
Peterson679.2 years
Miller577.4 years
Wilson574.0 years
Krueger469.3 years
Hoffmann468.3 years
Franz476.0 years
Murphy467.5 years
Ulrich480.2 years
Businesses in Island Lake, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AutoZone1U-Haul1
Baskin-Robbins1UPS2
Dairy Queen1Walgreens1
Dunkin Donuts1

Island Lake on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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