The City of Lake Forest had a population of 19,351 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Lake Forest is located at latitude 42.2379 and longitude -87.8589 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Forest (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.
The City of Lake Forest (GNIS ID: 2395590) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Forest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||18,227|
|Population in Familes||16,289|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,124|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||7,577 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,853 (77.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,023 (13.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||702 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$901,072|
|Average Home Value||$891,240|
|Median Household Income||$147,686|
|Average Household Income||$221,069|
|Per Capita Income||$80,392|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.68%|
|Per Capita Income||1.49%|
The table below compares Lake Forest to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 126||91st|
|Population Density1||# 688||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 428||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 11||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 4||100th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.