Lake Forest Information

Lake Forest Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lake Forest, IL

General Lake Forest Information

State: Illinois

County: Lake County

Close cities: Park City, IL, North Chicago, IL, Highland Park, IL, Libertyville, IL, Glencoe, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Waukegan, IL, Wheeling, IL, Oak Grove, IL, Deerfield, IL, Techny, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Great Lakes, IL, Gurnee, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Mettawa, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Highwood, IL, Northbrook, IL, Fort Sheridan, IL, Bannockburn, IL

Lake Forest Population (census data)
Total 21,127 (+5.0% since 2000)
Male 10,053 (47.6%)
Female 11,074 (52.4%)

Population Density: 1,253 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 121.9 (US Avg is 100)

Lake Forest Elevation: 700 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1861

Land Area: 16.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $158,592

Zip Codes: 60045.

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Lake Forest Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.3%)
  • Irish (20.0%)
  • English (16.4%)
  • Italian (8.4%)
  • Polish (5.7%)
  • United States (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 1,298 people (6.1%)
  • Europe (50.0%)
  • Asia (37.5%)
  • Latin America (12.5%)

Local Lake Forest Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: DePaul University, University of Illinois, Chicago State University, Northwestern University

Lake Forest School Information

High Schools
Lake Forest High School (1285 N McKinley Road, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest Community High School District 115 District)
Middle Schools
Deer Path Middle School (95 W Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest School District 67 District)
Deer Path Middle School (155 W Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest School District 67 District)
Elementary Schools
Cherokee Elementary School (475 Cherokee Road, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest School District 67 District)
Everett Elementary School (1111 Everett School Road, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest School District 67 District)
Rondout Elementary School (28593 N Bradley Road, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Rondout School District 72 District)
Sheridan Elementary School (1360 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL, 60045 - Lake Forest School District 67 District)

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