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Fox Lake, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Fox Lake had a population of 10,451 as of July 1, 2017. Fox Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fox Lake is located at latitude 42.4264 and longitude -88.1819 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fox Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.99 sq. miles and a water area of 1.66 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Fox Lake are located in Lake County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and McHenry County.

The Village of Fox Lake (GNIS ID: 2398912) 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.

The Village of Fox Lake is located within Township of Antioch, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fox Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fox Lake, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,451
Daytime Population: Workers 5,349
Daytime Population: Residents 5,129
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,478
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 10,412
Population in Familes 7,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 1,308
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $59,520
Average Household Income $75,522
Per Capita Income $33,552


Total Housing Units 5,692 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,221 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,543 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 928 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $177,666
Average Home Value $216,801


Total Households 4,764
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,693
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% 0.2%
Households -0.02% 0.2%
Families 0.17% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Fox Lake, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox Lake to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 215 84th
Population Density # 570 58th
Diversity Index # 317 77th
Median Household Income # 450 67th
Per Capita Income # 266 81st

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