Lake Bluff, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,662 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 2,709  (47.8%)
Females: 2,953  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60088.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $166,790 (it was $114,521 in 2000)
Lake Bluff:

$166,790
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $77,393 (it was $54,824 in 2000)

Lake Bluff village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $630,177 (it was $442,600 in 2000)
Lake Bluff:

$630,177
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $365,345; detached houses: $400,106; townhouses or other attached units: $212,502; in 2-unit structures: $191,852; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,239; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,004; mobile homes: $35,157

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,550.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Bluff: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.9%
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  • Races in Lake Bluff, IL (2010)
    • 5,18290.6%White alone
    • 3175.5%Asian alone
    • 1091.9%Hispanic
    • 721.3%Two or more races
    • 330.6%Black alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lake Bluff, Illinois as of December 16, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Bluff is 823 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lake Bluff by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

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
(16.2)
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)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
2
(35.3)
1
(17.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(81.0)
3
(48.1)
2
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
3
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(162.1)
9
(144.4)
1
(16.0)
16
(254.7)
15
(240.9)
16
(257.2)
10
(162.0)
17
(296.2)
12
(208.8)
7
(122.9)
3
(52.9)
10
(176.6)
7
(123.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(1,135)
73
(1,171)
72
(1,152)
45
(716.3)
70
(1,124)
42
(675.0)
55
(891.0)
59
(1,028)
51
(887.3)
46
(807.7)
50
(882.5)
56
(988.7)
36
(636.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.0)
1
(15.9)
3
(48.2)
2
(32.1)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
3
(52.9)
6
(105.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
2
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)85.172.756.252.570.547.648.361.950.145.859.185.139.4

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (14.7%), Irish (10.5%), American (8.5%), English (8.1%), European (6.6%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/08/1895

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,395 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Bluff, Illinois map

575 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.5% Europe).

This village:

10.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,308 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,405 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (6.4 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (31.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

North Chicago, IL (1.7 miles ),
Lake Forest, IL (1.8 miles ),
Green Oaks, IL (1.8 miles ),
Mettawa, IL (2.1 miles ),
Park City, IL (2.3 miles ),
Highwood, IL (2.4 miles ),
Libertyville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Bannockburn, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,587 (+45.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 551 (21.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lake Bluff, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Bluff, IL in 2017

Property values in Lake Bluff, IL

Lake Bluff satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $422,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $318,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $364,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $535,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $876,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $557,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $589,200
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $655,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $783,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $743,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $565,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $647,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $745,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $612,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $313,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $422,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $695,600
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $650,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $894,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $495,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Bluff, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lake Bluff, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Lake Bluff, IL
Historical housing units in Lake Bluff, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in Lake Bluff, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Chemicals (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Health care (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.5%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Air transportation (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Lake Bluff, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Top executives (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.1%)
  • Top executives (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Lawyers (6.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (4.6%)

Average climate in Lake Bluff, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Bluff, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.8. This is worse than average.

City:

96.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.92
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0116. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0116
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lake Bluff-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Lake Bluff village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 13.5 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:

Lake Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from Lake Bluff 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 239.3 miles away from the city center
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 78.5 miles away from Lake Bluff center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.2 miles away from Lake Bluff center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 217.0 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Bluff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Bluff:

  • CLARIDGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (700 JENKISSON)
  • FMCNA - LAKE BLUFF (101 WAUKEGAN ROAD, SUITE 700)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH PLUS, INC (30 EAST SCRANTON AVENUE)

Amtrak station near Lake Bluff:

  • 15 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • College of Lake County (about 10 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Oakton Community College (about 16 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 18 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Northwestern University (about 18 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)
  • Harper College (about 18 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 20 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • BIR Training Center (about 21 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Bluff:

  • LAKE BLUFF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 397, Location: 31 E SHERIDAN PL, Grades: 6-8)
  • LAKE BLUFF ELEM SCH (Location: 350 W WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Lake Bluff

Library in Lake Bluff:

  • LAKE BLUFF PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $743,649; Location: 123 EAST SCRANTON AVENUE; 44,853 books; 2,569 e-books; 2,920 audio materials; 1,527 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake Bluff: Upton (A), Lake Bluff Golf Course (B), Shore Acres Country Club (C), Lake Bluff City Hall (D), Lake Bluff Fire Department (E), Harrison Conference Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lake Bluff include: Ravine Park (1), Blair Park (2), Artesian Park (3), Mawman Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: By-The-Way-Motel (123 North Skokie Highway).

Birthplace of: Bay Darnell - Stock car and open-wheel racing driver, Martha Sleeper - Actor.

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 Lake Bluff and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY JAWA (Population served: 1, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)

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

  • GRAFFITI GRILL INC (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

79.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Lake Bluff (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lake Bluff Branch at 219 S Waukegan Road, branch established on 2005/06/30. 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.
  • Baytree National Bank & Trust Company: Lake Bluff Branch at 4 East Scranton Avenue, branch established on 2002/12/19. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $221.6 mil, Deposits: $202.3 mil, headquarters in Lake Forest, IL, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Eb Financial Group, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lake Bluff Branch at 120 East Scranton Avenue, branch established on 2009/11/23. 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
  • Lake Forest Bank and Trust Company: 103 East Scranton Avenue Branch at 103 East Scranton Avenue, branch established on 1994/12/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,592.5 mil, Deposits: $1,581.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Forest, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lake Bluff:

Marital status in Lake Bluff, IL
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Bluff:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 79.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake Bluff
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Bluff, 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
Lake 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
Lake County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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:
Here:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Bluff:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Bluff:

34.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lake Bluff:

63.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Bluff, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$128,908$110,4930$0
Streets and Highways 7$33,133$56,7991$744
Police - Other 5$28,944$69,4660$0
Financial Administration 4$26,590$79,7700$0
Other Government Administration 3$24,859$99,4360$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$17,205$103,2300$0
Water Supply 1$6,071$72,8520$0
Natural Resources 1$5,752$69,0240$0
Fire - Other 1$5,028$60,3360$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$554
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$276,490$87,3132$1,298

Lake Bluff government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $29,000 ($5.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,381,000 ($597.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,565,000 ($276.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,116,000 ($197.10)
    Central Staff Services: $930,000 ($164.25)
    Libraries: $902,000 ($159.31)
    General - Other: $775,000 ($136.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($110.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $591,000 ($104.38)
    Financial Administration: $450,000 ($79.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000 ($58.28)
    Sewerage: $307,000 ($54.22)
    Parking Facilities: $106,000 ($18.72)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($8.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $458,000 ($80.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $141,000 ($24.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $940,000 ($166.02)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($14.13)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($5.12)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($3.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($2.65)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($2.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,960,000 ($699.40)

Lake Bluff government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $212,000 ($37.44)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($28.79)
    Parking Facilities: $88,000 ($15.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $79,000 ($13.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000 ($30.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $131,000 ($23.14)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,220,000 ($215.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,450,000 ($609.33)
    Highways: $172,000 ($30.38)
    Other: $93,000 ($16.43)
  • Tax - Property: $4,018,000 ($709.64)
    Other License: $900,000 ($158.95)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $838,000 ($148.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $678,000 ($119.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000 ($29.49)

Lake Bluff government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,926,000 ($2282.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,440,000 ($2020.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,886,000 ($333.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($70.65)

Lake Bluff government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $355,000 ($62.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,892,000 ($1747.09)

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 Lake Bluff, IL
NameCountNameCount
BMW1Safeway1
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
FedEx5Starbucks1
Hyundai1Subway2
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS4
McDonald's2Vons1
Panera Bread1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Bluff:

  • 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)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, 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)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WEEF (1430 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Bluff:

  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Bluff:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Lake Bluff fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Lake Bluff fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 2008 00:53 AM, Us-41, Sr-176, Lat: 42.288390, Lon: -87.874250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 20, 1999 00:16 AM, Us-41, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Sep 11, 1999 05:14 AM, Us-41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 20, 1998 07:56 AM, Sr-5176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1994 00:16 AM, 131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1987 02:19 AM, Rockland, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 1987 07:55 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.9mTotal length
  • $2,235,000Total costs
  • 100,275Total average daily traffic
  • 11,445Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,186Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$359,93839$455,217336$392,1713$140,97015$350,5901$231,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$215,6803$599,94015$399,0571$33,1300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,4008$547,56048$430,6141$24,6703$599,9030$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$215,6806$329,57330$393,3271$129,6600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$285,89020$380,6620$01$208,0900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8632.02 , 8633.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$383,9302$305,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$259,7452$299,4901$208,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8632.02 , 8633.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Lake Bluff, IL

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Bluff, Illinois:

  • By The Way Motel, 123 Skokie Blvd, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044 , Phone: (847) 234-1789, Fax: (847) 234-1002
  • Sunset Motel, 511 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044 , Phone: (847) 234-4669, Fax: (847) 739-2314
  • Days Inn Great Lakes, 3000 N Skokie Hwy, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044 , Phone: (847) 887-9000, Fax: (847) 887-9601
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Bluff, Illinois
Most common first names in Lake Bluff, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6774.5 years
Mary6178.8 years
Robert3772.9 years
William3573.5 years
Margaret3382.5 years
Helen3185.0 years
George2878.3 years
Charles2777.1 years
Ruth2682.8 years
James2670.0 years
Most common last names in Lake Bluff, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1778.0 years
Brown1380.2 years
Anderson1378.2 years
Smith871.9 years
Nelson781.1 years
Ward671.4 years
Walker681.0 years
Cole678.7 years
Miller676.1 years
Williams680.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Bluff, IL
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Bluff, IL
  • 94.3%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Electricity


Lake Bluff compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Lake Bluff on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 (60088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 (60088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 (60088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 (60088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 (60088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 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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