Living in Lake Forest, IL

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lake Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Population
19,173
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
2.8%
Median Home
$842,900
Median Income
$172,165
Median Rent
$1,831

Lake Forest SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
4

Lake Forest, IL Cost Of Living

186
Lake Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lake Forest Illinois National Average
Overall 186 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 371 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

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Rankings for Lake Forest in Illinois

Map Of Lake Forest, IL

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Population over time in Lake Forest

Year Population % Change
2019 19,173 -0.2%
2018 19,219 1.5%
2017 18,931 0.3%
2016 18,881 -0.4%
2015 18,951 0.2%
2014 18,914 -0.7%
2013 19,044 -0.1%
2012 19,068 -1.2%
2011 19,308 -0.5%
2010 19,397 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lake Forest

White
84.3% (16,167)
African American
1.3% (247)
American Indian
0.1% (28)
Asian
8.8% (1,692)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (249)
Hispanic
4.1% (790)
Race Lake Forest IL USA
White 84.3% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 1.3% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.8% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.1% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Lake Forest

Female
51.5% (9,881)
Male
48.5% (9,291)
Gender Lake Forest IL USA
Female 51.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lake Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (191)
9-12th Grade
0.0% (0)
High School / GED
6.0% (1,150)
Some College
9.0% (1,725)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (575)
Bachelor's Degree
39.0% (7,477)
Master's Degree
27.0% (5,176)
Professional Degree
11.0% (2,109)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (766)
Education Lake Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 0.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 39.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 27.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 11.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lake Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
2.7% (50,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.0% (19,980)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.2% (61,857)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.1% (59,120)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (116,324)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.4% (180,918)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (143,694)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.9% (209,383)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.0% (192,414)
$200,000 or more
46.0% (882,697)
Income Lake Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 2.7% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.0% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.2% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.1% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.4% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.9% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 46.0% 8.3% 7.7%

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