Lake Forest Lake County, Illinois

Lake Forest: City in Lake County, Illinois, United States

About

Lake Forest is a city located in the county of Lake in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,375 and a population density of 434 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,379 inhabitants.

The city was created 161 years ago in 1860.

Lake Forest Quick Facts

Population : 19,379 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Lake County
Postal code : 60045
Area : 44.66 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1861 (161 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:40:19 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 434 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.02% (2010-2020)
Lake Forest locator map
Location of Lake Forest on Illinois map.
Lake Forest City Hall image
Lake Forest City Hall
Lake Forest City Hall image

Geography

Lake Forest is located at 42°15'31"N 87°50'26"W (42.2586300, -87.8406300). It has 2 neighbors: Highland Park and Lake Bluff.

Lake Forest map

Lake Forest has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Lake Forest increased by 0.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,375 - census
2011 19,378 0.02% estimation process
2012 19,399 0.11% estimation process
2013 19,467 0.35% estimation process
2014 19,477 0.05% estimation process
2015 19,424 -0.27% estimation process
2016 19,403 -0.11% estimation process
2017 19,598 0.99% estimation process
2018 19,516 -0.42% estimation process
2019 19,446 -0.36% estimation process
2020 19,379 -0.35% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 75,995
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 71,412
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 84,605
April 1, 2010 Population : 72,148
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.3%
People over 65 (%) : 10.5%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 43.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 46.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 38.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,979
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 37.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.4%

Lake Forest zip code is 60045. County name: Lake, County fips: 17097

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $958,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,849
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,066
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,391
2015-2019 Households : 25,535
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.96
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 159,782
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 430,788
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 671,450
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,083
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $160,783
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $63,782
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,423
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,450
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,742
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,922
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,079
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 519
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,522
2010 population per square mile : 3,994.7
2010 land area in square miles : 18.06
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $180,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,464
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $562
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,177
2015-2019 Households : 10,244
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.84
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 57,764
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 489,859
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,265
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 443,821
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,888
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,291
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,129
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,084
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,467
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,322
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,170
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 767
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 316
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,596
2010 population per square mile : 1,926.1
2010 land area in square miles : 13.31

People born in Lake Forest (56)

People born in Lake Forest, including swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, world record-holder Matt Grevers, politician Pete Wilson, hungarian ice hockey player Roger Holéczy, .

List

  • Sylvia Shaw Judson (American artist) she was born in 30/06/1897
  • Michael Glasder (American ski jumper) he was born in 27/03/1989
  • Karl Patterson Schmidt (American herpetologist) he was born in 19/06/1890
  • William Proxmire (American politician (1915-2005)) he was born in 11/11/1915
  • McKey Sullivan (American model) she was born in 09/09/1988
  • Charlie Houchin (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion) he was born in 03/11/1987
  • Charles F. Knight (American businessman) he was born in 20/01/1936
  • Brooke Wyckoff (American basketball player) she was born in 30/03/1980
  • Gabe Carimi (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 13/06/1988
  • Joe Hickerson (folklorist, songleader, librarian) he was born in 20/10/1935
  • Tyler Smith (American basketball player (1980-)) he was born in 07/01/1980
  • Craig Spitzer (American basketball player) he was born in 18/12/1945
  • Prince Rostislav Romanov (born 1985) he was born in 21/05/1985
  • A. B. Dick (American businessman) he was born in 16/04/1856
  • Ben Croft (American racquetball player) he was born in 11/02/1985
  • Catherine Warren (American model) she was born in 12/02/1984
  • George Bolan (American football player (1897-1940)) he was born in 30/04/1897
  • Glenn Gissler (American interior designer) he was born in 01/01/1957

Schools in Lake Forest

College & universities near Lake Forest, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146481 Lake Forest College Lake Forest (IL) 60045-2399

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Forest, IL

Code Name Address Type
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
CHI Chicago Union Station 225 South Canal Street RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SVT Sturtevant station 9900 East Exploration Court RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Lake Forest

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake For Post Office Lake Forest (IL) 60045

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Lake County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lake County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Waukegan 85,453 County seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States
Mundelein 30,945 Village in Lake County, Illinois, United States
Gurnee 30,168 Village in Illinois
North Chicago 29,639 City and suburb of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Highland Park 29,427 City in Lake County, Illinois, United States
Round Lake Beach 26,919 City in Illinois, United States of America
Vernon Hills 26,425 City in United States of America
Zion 23,321 City in Lake County, Illinois, US
Grayslake 20,584 Village in Lake County, Illinois, United States
Libertyville 20,155 Village in Lake County, Illinois, United States
Lake Zurich 19,760 Village in Lake County, Illinois, United States
City of Lake Forest 19,375 City in Lake County, Illinois, United States
Deerfield 18,532 Village in Illinois
Round Lake 17,982 City in Illinois, United States of America
Antioch 14,174 Town in the American state of Illinois
Lindenhurst 14,117 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Forest distances to largest Illinois cities