Lake Bluff, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 5,698 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 2,659  (46.7%)
Females: 3,039  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 60088.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $157,134 (it was $114,521 in 2000)
Lake Bluff:

$157,134
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $73,735 (it was $54,824 in 2000)

Lake Bluff village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $628,509 (it was $442,600 in 2000)
Lake Bluff:

$628,509
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $349,561; Detached houses: $378,913; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,260; In 2-unit structures: $125,807; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,826; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $235,224; Mobile homes: $68,606

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,087.

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  • Races in Lake Bluff, IL (2010)

    Lake Bluff races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Bluff: 112.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.0%), Irish (9.9%), American (9.7%), English (7.8%), European (5.2%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/08/1895

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,404 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Bluff, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Bluff:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Bluff village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

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

This village:

8.4%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lake Bluff, Illinois as of October 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Bluff to the number of sex offenders is 960 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,920 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $10,180 (1.9%)

Lake Bluff satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,612 (+28.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 487 (18.2%)

Lake Bluff household income distribution Lake Bluff home values distribution

Property values in Lake Bluff, IL


Crime rates in Lake Bluff by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1110000000000
per 100,000 16.516.216.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001011000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.00.015.916.10.00.00.00.00.017.6
Assaults 5553200000013
per 100,000 82.681.181.048.132.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.652.9
Burglaries 00109116151610171273
per 100,000 0.00.0162.1144.416.0254.7240.9257.2162.0296.2208.8122.952.9
Theft 52527073724570425559514650
per 100,000 858.7843.91,134.51,171.01,151.8716.31,124.1675.0891.01,028.1887.3807.7882.5
Auto thefts 5511213210013
per 100,000 82.681.116.216.032.015.948.232.116.20.00.017.652.9
Arson 0001000012000
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.00.00.00.00.016.234.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.8) 70.669.487.172.756.252.570.547.648.361.950.145.859.1

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Crime rate in Lake Bluff detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Illinois average:

2.52
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Lake Bluff: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Bluff, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Lake Bluff 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 the city 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

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

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)

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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).

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.805. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.805
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0117. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.4%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Lake Bluff, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.1

Lake Bluff travel time to work - commute Lake Bluff mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Bluff village (based on Lake County data)

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.
State:

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
Lake County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.2%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

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
Financial Administration 4$26,590$79,7700$0
Other Government Administration 3$24,859$99,4360$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$128,908$110,4930$0
Police - Other 5$28,944$69,4660$0
Fire - Other 1$5,028$60,3360$0
Streets and Highways 7$33,133$56,7991$744
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$554
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$17,205$103,2300$0
Natural Resources 1$5,752$69,0240$0
Water Supply 1$6,071$72,8520$0
Totals for Government 38$276,490$87,3132$1,298

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,300,000 ($228.15)
    Libraries: $947,000 ($166.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,856,000 ($325.73)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($167.60)
    Central Staff Services: $866,000 ($151.98)
    Sewerage: $663,000 ($116.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $570,000 ($100.04)
    General - Other: $503,000 ($88.28)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($86.35)
    Libraries: $439,000 ($77.04)
    Fire Protection: $368,000 ($64.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $322,000 ($56.51)
    Financial Administration: $233,000 ($40.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $169,000 ($29.66)
    Parking Facilities: $58,000 ($10.18)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($3.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,505,000 ($439.63)
    Benefit Payments: $337,000 ($59.14)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $134,000 ($23.52)
    Withdrawals: $24,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($16.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $400,000 ($70.20)
    Central Staff: $113,000 ($19.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,109,000 ($545.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $170,000 ($29.84)
    Parking Facilities: $53,000 ($9.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($1.40)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $151,000 ($26.50)
    Local Employee Contribution: $79,000 ($13.86)
    Interest Revenue: $-127,000 ($-22.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($2.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,165,000 ($379.96)
    Interest Earnings: $291,000 ($51.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,598,000 ($455.95)
    All Other: $731,000 ($128.29)
    Highways: $167,000 ($29.31)
  • Tax - Property: $2,348,000 ($412.07)
    Public Utilities: $863,000 ($151.46)
    NEC: $740,000 ($129.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,702,000 ($474.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,070,000 ($363.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $308,000 ($54.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $324,000 ($56.86)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,365,000 ($415.06)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,311,000 ($405.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,755,000 ($659.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($2.28)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,101 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.77% ($70,503 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.33% ($44,150)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($39,059)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,193 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.16%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.75% ($56,212 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.34% ($64,144)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.32% ($38,879)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Lake Bluff fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 1999 00:16 AM, Us-41, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $2,235,000Total costs
  • 173,725Total average daily traffic
  • 15,334Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lake Bluff, IL
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Lake Bluff

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Lake Bluff, IL
NameCountNameCount
BMW1Safeway1
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
FedEx5Starbucks1
Hyundai1Subway2
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS4
McDonald's2Vons1
Panera Bread1Walgreens1

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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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