The City of Lake Forest had a population of 19,089 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||17,973|
|Population in Familes||16,087|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,116|
|Median Household Income||$172,252|
|Average Household Income||$240,882|
|Per Capita Income||$87,890|
|Total Housing Units||7,552 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,738 (76.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,078 (14.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||736 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$970,582|
|Average Home Value||$1,155,408|
|Average Household Size||2.64|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.16%|
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, 2018 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||# 130||91st|
|Population Density||# 689||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 423||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 8||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 4||100th|
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